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A 26-year-old male asked:

grandma has benign vertigo. doctor told her things to do to stop an episode. but she drives so thats not good enough. how can she prevent episodes?

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Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
BPV: If its benign positional vertigo then she can have an Epleys which can essentially treat the condition. These episodes are usually triggered by head/neck movement along a certain angle/plane so she can avoid the direction that triggers the vertigo. She should not drive till the spells resolve.

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