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Dizzy? Is it vertigo?

Benign Positional Vertigo (or Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) Vertigo is special kind of dizziness that give you a severe sense of spinning or motion. It is usually a sign of an inner ear disorder, but can be a result of the balance nerve (vestibulo-cochlear nerve) or balance center in the brain. Vertigo can be quite […]

Can Yoga Cause Vertigo?

Vertigo and Dizziness treated at Advanced ENT Associates

A certain kind of vertigo, or a “spinning dizziness”, could be triggered by certain yoga positions.  Benign paroxysmal position vertigo (“BPPV“) is a condition of the inner ear where tiny crystals become dislodged and incorrectly stimulate the wrong balance nerves in one ear.  This classically causes spells of dizziness lasting 30 seconds or so when […]

Diagnosed with Vertigo?

Vertigo is the sensation of movement or spinning when at rest.  Unfortunately many people get “diagnosed” with vertigo, but in reality vertigo is a symptom and not a disease itself (it would be like being “diagnosed” with a cough).  Vertigo can be caused by a number of conditions, many of which relate to the inner ear […]