benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
With BPPV, one of the most common causes of balance problems, you get vertigo when you change the position of your head.Fred Cicetti

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“BPPV.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition


benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
Diagnosing BPPV can be difficult because most of the common symptoms—a sense of spinning, lightheadedness, blurred vision, nausea or vomiting—can be caused by other problems.Keith Darc, The San Diego Union-Tribune
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