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Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) or Benign Positional Vertigo for short, is a common vestibular disorder. Studies show that it accounts for approximately 20-30% of all vestibular complaints in clinic.1
It is characterised by recurring episodes of dizziness or vertigo and nystagmus, triggered by specific head movements.
Although it can be disorienting and unsettling, BPPV is generally a condition that can be effectively managed with appropriate diagnosis and treatment.
In this article, we will explore the various aspects of BPPV, including its symptoms, triggers and causes, diagnosis and treatment options, and tips for managing and preventing episodes.