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What causes positional vertigo?
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Dr. Marcel Hungs
Neurology
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In brief: Crystals in your ear
This is usually caused by benign positional paroxysmal vertigo (bppv).
A doctor can diagnose this on a physical exam and rule out other diseases. Little "crystals" in your ear that get lose and irritate sensors in your balance organ in your ear. We all have those crystals. A neurologist or ear-nose-throat doctor can re-position them with a harmless physical maneuver.

In brief: Crystals in your ear
This is usually caused by benign positional paroxysmal vertigo (bppv).
A doctor can diagnose this on a physical exam and rule out other diseases. Little "crystals" in your ear that get lose and irritate sensors in your balance organ in your ear. We all have those crystals. A neurologist or ear-nose-throat doctor can re-position them with a harmless physical maneuver.
Dr. Marcel Hungs
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Dr. David May
Dentistry
In brief: BPPV
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is a n inner ear problem where the crystals inside the ear are dislodged and then caught in the semi-circular canals causing the dizziness.
Other possibilities are: low blood pressure, low blood o2, low blood sugar, or hyperventilation, to name a few.

In brief: BPPV
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo is a n inner ear problem where the crystals inside the ear are dislodged and then caught in the semi-circular canals causing the dizziness.
Other possibilities are: low blood pressure, low blood o2, low blood sugar, or hyperventilation, to name a few.
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