meclizine vertigo treatment bppv

I Got 99 Ways to Treat BPPV, and Meclizine Ain’t One

Yes, I am paraphrasing Jay Z to discuss effective treatment of BPPV. It is difficult now to imagine that when I first started practicing in the early eighties, canalith repositioning (CRP) techniques for BPPV did not exist. My first exposure came when a personal friend came to my office with complaints of recurrent vertigo. She…

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A Very Modified Dix-Hallpike

  BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) is the most common cause of vertigo and dizziness complaints. It is generally easily treated once identified, as long as it happens to affect the posterior canal. In fact, it seems that many people are self diagnosing and going to the internet for home treatment instructions. Many physicians are…

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