Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

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Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Benign recurrent vertigo (BRV), also known as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), is a common disorder affecting up to 2% of the adult population. The majority of individuals with chronic recurrent vertigo have no identifiable cause, no progression of the disorder, and no other neurologic or auditory signs. Many families have multiple affected individuals, suggesting familial transmission of the disorder with moderate to high penetrance (summary by {7:Lee et al., 2006}).
 

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Vestibular Disorders Association

VEDA's mission is to serve people with vestibular (inner ear balance) disorders by providing access to information, offering a support network, and elevating awareness of the challenges associated with these conditions.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo" for support, advocacy or research.

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Vestibular Disorders Association

VEDA's mission is to serve people with vestibular (inner ear balance) disorders by providing access to information, offering a support network, and elevating awareness of the challenges associated with these conditions.

https://vestibular.org

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo" returned 76 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prevalence of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo among motocross racers: a case-control study.
 

Author(s): Deniz Hancı, Hüseyin Altun

Journal: Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg. 2015 ;25(5):279-83.

 

This study aims to investigate the prevalence of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) among motocross racers after cross-country up and downhill activities.

Last Updated: 19 Oct 2015

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Migraine is associated with an increased risk for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a nationwide population-based study.
 

Author(s): Chia-Huei Chu, Chia-Jen Liu, Liang-Yu Lin, Tzeng-Ji Chen, Shuu-Jiun Wang

Journal: J Headache Pain. 2015 ;16():62.

 

There is evidence suggesting that migraine may be associated with vertigo. The aim of this study was to assess the risk of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), the most common form of vertigo, in patients with migraine using a population-based dataset.

Last Updated: 4 Jul 2015

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Hyperinsulinemia and hyperglycemia: risk factors for recurrence of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
 

Author(s): Guilherme Webster, Patrícia Maria Sens, Márcio Cavalcante Salmito, José Diogo Rijo Cavalcante, Paula Regina Bonifácio dos Santos, Ana Lívia Muniz da Silva, Érica Carla Figueiredo de Souza

Journal: Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. ;81(4):347-51.

 

Changes in carbohydrate metabolism may lead to recurrence of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2015

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The terms "Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo" returned 12 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV): it may occur after dental implantology. A mini topical review.
 

Author(s): S Giannini, L Signorini, L Bonanome, M Severino, F Corpaci, A Cielo

Journal: Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Oct;19(19):3543-7.

 

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is one of the most frequent vestibular disorders. BPPV as a complication of Osteotome Sinus Floor Elevation (OSFE) is a complication that rarely occurs. The aim of this paper is to better understand the mechanisms underlying the BPPV after ...

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2015

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Effectiveness of the canalith repositioning procedure in the treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
 

Author(s): Janet O Helminski

Journal: Phys Ther. 2014 Oct;94(10):1373-82.

 

Last Updated: 2 Oct 2014

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Association between osteoporosis and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Shudong Yu, Fenye Liu, Zhixin Cheng, Qirong Wang

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Increasing recent evidence has implicated osteoporosis as a risk factor for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). We conducted a systematic review to examine the association between osteoporosis and BPPV.

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Efficacy of Postural Restriction in Treating Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

 

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2015

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Treatment of Posterior Canal Type of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

 

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2013

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Evidence Based Best Care Practice for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

 

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2016

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