First and foremost, if you suspect (or know that you have) BPPV, then it's worthwhile to find a vestibular specialist and get it treated as soon as possible. Delays in diagnosis and treatment of BPPV can cost you more money and cause significant changes in the quality of your life and those around you. The following stats from the American Academy of Otolaryngology point to why it makes sense to resolve BPPV as soon as possible.
The body's ability to balance is one of nature's most incredible developments. Although our balance system is made up of inputs throughout our body, the inner ear (vestibular system) houses the GPS of our balance. Particles called otoconia that are so microscopic you'd need more than 25,000 of them to equal an inch, get dislodged in our GPS, and cause the system to go haywire. Anyone with BPPV will tell you that these microscopic particles can have a macroscopic effect on life. Below are the questions we most often hear from BPPV patients.
For people with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), the simple act of moving or tipping their head triggers an instant inconvenience to their life. The world spins and there might be a period of disequilibrium and imbalance following the episode.
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