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A 54-year-old female asked:

Feel dizzy with certain head movements. once head is upright, dizziness goes away. can this be caused by herniated disc compressing nerveroot?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No.: The nerves that control dizziness are inside your head. Specifically your symptoms are very suggestive of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (bppv) treatment is epley canalith repositioning maneuvers easily found on you tube.
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