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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 | chapter 77


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,...

Inner Ear 'Rock Slides' Lead To Vertigo

As the head changes position during treatment, the ear rocks continuously move to the lowest point



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

Inner Ear 'Rock Slides' Lead To Vertigo

Ear rocks are small crystals of calcium carbonate called "otoconia" which collect in the inner ear.

Inner Ear Exercises

Tips for clearing your ears while scuba diving. Ear woes are the No. 1 reason divers pull the plug on a dive, and in extreme cases, the sport itself. But with a few tricks and advanced techniques, almost anyone can make equalizing easier.

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is common type of inner ear balance disorder, causes short episodes of vertigo or dizziness when moving your head in certain directions...


Herbs for Vertigo

Vertigo is a sensation that you or objects around you are spinning. It is a common form of dizziness caused by a malfunctioning of the nerves of the inner ear. The vestibular system is in charge of the inner ear's function, and is responsible for evaluating the location of your head and body in reference to your surroundings as you move....