Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Potomac River

Experiencing dizziness on a regular basis can have a huge impact on the quality of your life. The Doctors of Audiology at Freedom Hearing Center are experts in creating solutions to manage this condition. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is the number one cause of vertigo for individuals 50+ years old. BPPV is three times more prevalent in one that experiences migraines and is a common secondary effect of a concussion/traumatic brain injury (TBI). Symptoms of benign positional vertigo can be intermittent, but typically include the following:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of balance
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling like your surroundings are spinning

There are many causes of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, and our audiologists are happy to discuss your options for treatment.


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