The average episode of vertigo lasts up to minutes, however vertigo can last from seconds to days. Here's what you need to know about the duration of vertigo, how it differs from dizziness, and
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The spinning dizziness of vertigo can be caused by a problem in the inner ear, brain, or sensory nerve pathways. It is most common in people older than 65. Vertigo can resolve on its own, but some
Causes of Vertigo. Vertigo is often caused by an inner ear problem. Some of the most common causes include: BPPV. These initials stand for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. BPPV occurs when tiny calcium particles (canaliths) clump up in canals of the inner ear. The inner ear sends signals to the brain about head