What are the risk factors for recurrent benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)?

Updated: Feb 15, 2018
  • Author: John C Li, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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An Italian study, by Messina et al, indicated that hypertension, dyslipidemia, and preexisting cardiovascular comorbidities are risk factors for recurrent episodes of BPPV, with the odds ratios ranging from 1.84 to 2.31. [25]


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