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

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Labyrinthitis is a condition where there is an inflammation on the inner part of the ear, specifically the membranous labyrinth. The inner ear is responsible for hearing and balance and equilibrium. Usually, this condition may be due to a...

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Support resources: This is a good site for individuals trying to learn more about hearing loss, and adjusting to life after diagnosis. It also gives people access to other individuals experiencing similar life changes. Finding doctors and financial help in local areas can be difficult for some, and this site can help. (Tye-Murray, 2015, Chapter 1).

Visual-vestibular integration dysfunction is a sensory disorder in which the brain cannot properly process and combine information from the ...

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