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If patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo do not get the epley maneuver, will the otoconia stay stuck in semicircular canals forever, or do they eventually fall out naturally?
See below: The otoliths usually are removed over time by movement. The epley maneuver can help to accelerate the process of removal. Please refer to your neurologist if you continue to have symptoms or have questions about the maneuver itself. Hope this helps! ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
How do I determine which ear has bppv? What if it's both ears? Should i then do epley maneuver starting out with head turned to which direction?
Is it normal to still feel off balance with bppv after doing the epley maneuver and how long will it last?
STEROIDS FOR VERTIGO: Steroids like Dexamethasome are the ultimate antiinflamatory treatment for asthma/MS/Vertigo. But they can only be used sparingly. Make sure you have a through ENT consult and Neuro consult. Get a second opinion full lab work up TFTS/VITD/B12/ Folate/LYME TITERS/ACEI LEVEL/. Mri of brain and spinal cord may be done. Also start low salt GF diet WholeApproach.com EPPLEY MANURERS ARE TO MOVE OTOLITHS ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Bppv. We read that sleeping, sitting up, could help. Is this true? What other way could help besides the epley maneuver?
Exercises: The exercise therapies are the best treatment for benign positional vertigo brandt-daroff maneuvers can help if epley does not. Sit on the side of the bed, then lay down on your side of the affected ear. Sit up again, then lay down on the opposite side. Repeat 5 times in a row, twice daily. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
No, it is gentle: If you possess a loose mobile piece of the otolithic process, or cupulolithiasis, the procedure could be literally miraculous. It is gentle and in experienced hands, complication free. Do not ever get this done by a chiropractor or non-medically trained person. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Can a pinched nerve in your neck make you woozy headed? Can you get a pinched nerve from having the epley maneuver done?
How should you perform the heimlich maneuver on someone who is very obese or in the last term of pregnancy?
The same way: The heimlich maneuver in obese and pregnant patients is done the same way, but the technique of pressing just under the sternum(chest bone) from behind upwards with both arms to the patient must be absolutely accurate and not squeezing the abdomen. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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