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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common disorder of the inner ear’s vestibular system, which is a vital part of maintaining balance. BPPV is benign, meaning that it is not life-threatening nor generally progressive. BPPV produces a sensation of spinning called vertigo that is both paroxysmal and positional, meaning it occurs suddenly and with a change in head position.

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Ménière's Disease - my sweetheart has suffered with this for years.
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Inner Ear 'Rock Slides' Lead To Vertigo

ve you ever heard of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), or know someone suffering from it? BPPV, a form of vertigo, is thought to cause dizziness from debris that builds up in the inner ear (utricle). This debris is referred to by some as “ear rocks” or otoconia.

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Infections of the Inner EarVestibular neuritis and labyrinthitis are disorders resulting from an infection that inflames the inner ear or the nerves connecting the inner ear to the brain.

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Living With Meniere's Disease - The Mysterious Inner Ear Disorder

New research from the UK posits that more accurate tests could be created to diagnose diseases such as Alzheimer's or memory problems stemming from head

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Vestibular neuritis (nerve damage) and labyrinthitis is related to sitting and standing positions, not which side of the head is up or down.

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Serotonin: Causing Symptoms in Fibromyalgia & ME/CFS

an inner ear disorder, blockage in the ear, hyperacusis – a sensitivity to noise, tumors, inflammation of the ear, sinus problems, headache and vascular disorders, metabolic disorders related to sugar like diabetes, thyroid or lipids, cervical arthritis, hormonal problems, stressful situations, anxiety, depression, medications that are toxic to the ear (ototoxic), stimulants, epilepsy and other disorders.

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Labyrinthitis is an inner ear disorder in which a nerve that detects head movement becomes inflamed. Symptoms include dizziness, vertigo, and nausea.

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How to Treat Vertigo with Massage Therapy

Vertigo is the feeling of dizziness that can also be accompanied by nausea, loss of hearing and loss of balance. Vertigo, dizziness and imbalance are considered to be vestibular disorders, which affect the inner ear and brain. The Vestibular Disorders Association indicates that between 2001 and 2004, 35.4 percent of U.S. adults, age 40 and older,...

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