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Old 09-23-2011, 12:23 PM   #1
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A Dr's home treatment that worked please read

I'm not familiar with the maneuvers and Epley people talk about doing so I don't know if what I'm going to tell you may be one of those treatments. But this has worked on quite a few people suffering with dizziness and extreme nausea. It works almost immediately! If it doesn't work the very first time you should do it 3 times over the day.
You first decide which side makes you feel more dizzy. Then do the following:
1. lay your head over the end of your bed
2. Turn head to the side that is the worse and COUNT 30 SECONDS
3. Then place head in center and...................." " "
4. then turn head to other side and................." " "
5. Then place head again in center and............" " "

A good friend of mine had such dizziness she could hardly stand and her doctor told her to do this and it should work the first time..if it does not, do it 3 times during the day. It worked like a miracle for her the first it did for me. It surely is worth a try and can't hurt you. I hope it will help some of you out there...I know what it feels like to be's awful and depressing.
Good luck.....let me know if any of you have success with this method as I and a couple of friends of mine did.

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Re: A Dr's home treatment that worked please read

This sounds like the barbeque roll for lateral canal BPPV, which is a rare variant of BPPV. It is important to do the correct maneuver, otherwise the patient will become symptomatic, and resolution of symptoms is unlikely unless the proper maneuver is done. Posterior canal BPPV is the most common, and the Epley maneuver is the best choice to start with.

Old 09-24-2011, 05:35 AM   #3
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Re: A Dr's home treatment that worked please read

Thank you for responding, you seem to know a lot about this...certainly more than myself.
What is the proper manuever for that barbecue roll? I hope I did it correctly because though it worked the first time I had experienced dizziness I became dizzy once again a month or so later (recently) and it took 2 times to clear it up.
Also I have no idea whatsoever about the Epley maneuver. What is that and how is it done?

You are a fountain of valuable information so I'm going to pump you for your knowledge on this subject.....hope you do not object.

Another dizzy person. Thanks.


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