BPPV – Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Carlo Rinaudo Vertigo and Dizziness

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause of recurrent vertigo. It is characterized by vertigo and nystagmus caused by a change in head position and horizontal semi-circular canal (HC)-BPPV is a sub-type of BPPV that accounts for many cases of persistent vertigo. One feature of this sub-type is direction-changing positional nystagmus (DCPN) which occurs when people suffering …

Perilymphatic Fistula

Carlo Rinaudo Vertigo and Dizziness

People suffering from perilymphatic fistula (PLF) often feel frustrated as they may look fairly normal to other people while they do not feel well at all and they may find it hard to explain how they feel to others. These people have to learn to cope with the debilitating symptoms that accompany a perilymphatic fistula like persistent dizziness. If you …

Meniere’s Disease – It Spins My Head Right Around

Carlo Rinaudo Vertigo and Dizziness

People suffering from Meniere’s disease know that it is no walk in the park. The attacks that are part and parcel of enduring such a condition are debilitating and they may even impact your quality of life. The good news is that you can go out and seek help, because vertigo treatment is available for you. At Brain Hub, we …

Can someone please stop the ride! – Treating BPPV

Carlo Rinaudo Vertigo and Dizziness

Have you ever felt like you were on a roller coaster ride at the amusement park after simply moving your head a little? If your answer is yes, you are one of the many people worldwide suffering from dizziness and vertigo. BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo) is actually the most common cause of persistent vertigo and it is one of …

IS YOUR WORLD SPINNING? – don’t let vertigo take over your life!

Carlo Rinaudo Vertigo and Dizziness

What is Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)? Vertigo is a topic that is currently gaining much attention in the world of medicine. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is no stranger to Doctor’s offices or ER’s as it is the most common occurring condition in neuro-otological practice and is accountable for an estimated 17% of all vertigo cases. BPPV is characterized by …