What are the causes of positional vertigo?

Answer Benign positional vertigo is, according to Medline Plus, the most common cause of a feeling of dizziness. It is a problem affecting the way the inner ear communicates with the brain.FeaturesOtolith... Read More »

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What is positional vertigo?

Positional vertigo (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo) is a condition that affects how the inner ear communicates information about position to the brain. It is the most common reason for the fe... Read More »

What are the treatments for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo?

The brain uses information from otolith organs in the semicircular canals of the inner ear to establish position; when one of these organs breaks loos, there is a feeling of dizziness (vertigo), ac... Read More »

Do I have positional hypotension?

It sounds like it could be BPPV as well, which is Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo.

What is a global positional system?

Global positioning systems, or GPS, can tell with millimeter accuracy the location of an object on Earth. What started as a military tool is now being used for a broad range of commercial and scien... Read More »