Positional Vertigo-Balance problem-by Harold Gunatillake One morning when you get up suddenly, your feel that you or your surroundings are spinning. That would be positional vertigo. You feel your room is moving or turning while your head is still. This may be associated with or without nausea, visual disturbances, and fatigue. We call it Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, also called BPPV. We also called Vestibular Dysfunction. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is triggered by specific changes in head position, such as tipping the head up or down. It’s rarely severe unless it increases the risk of falling. It is most common when you get up from bed, especially from a side position. The Head needs to be moved to sit up and stand out of bed. Sometimes it’s caused by stroke, migraines, or medication side effects. If you rest on a reclining chair, you will not get vertigo as there ...

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