Newsflash: Read our science article, Cupulolithiasis: A Critical Reappraisal, at http://doi.org/10.1002/oto2.38 BPPV is the best understood form of vertigo, and usually goes away promptly with simple maneuvers. Sometimes, though, it can persist, and in those cases, a somewhat different and rare form is diagnosed, called cupulolithiasis. This means “stones on the cupula”, the cupula beingContinue reading “Cupulolithiasis in BPPV: Rare, or non-existent?”
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What if exercise worsens your vertigo?
It’s a mantra everywhere: exercise is good for you. If you want to lose weight, you should diet and exercise. If you want to slow aging, exercise is key. But what do you do if exercise sets off vertigo? Is the dizziness a sign you are hurting yourself even more? Should you avoid exercise? ThatContinue reading “What if exercise worsens your vertigo?”
Ask the Doctor: BPPV
As a scientist and an engineer I couldn’t grasp how this condition I have is so… analog. Everyone just says “Oh a crystal got into your vestibular system”. And I think, “why is it so much worse some days than others?” How can I feel 95% ok like I do now with no real lastingContinue reading “Ask the Doctor: BPPV”