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How do you do the Semont maneuver to treat vertigo?

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This exercise is similar to the Epley maneuver, though not as popular in the United States. For dizziness from the left ear and side:

  1. Sit on the edge of your bed. Turn your head 45 degrees to the right.
  2. Quickly lie down on your left side. Stay there for 30 seconds.
  3. Quickly move to lie down on the opposite end of your bed. Don't change the direction of your head. Keep it at a 45-degree angle and lie for 30 seconds. Look at the floor.
  4. Return slowly to sitting and wait a few minutes.
  5. Reverse these moves for the right ear. Again, do these moves three times a day until you go 24 hours without vertigo.

From: Home Remedies for Vertigo WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on November 24, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 11/24/2018

SOURCES:

Harvard Health Letter: "Self-Help Videos to Stop Vertigo Work for Some, Not All."

Vicky Hildner, University of Colorado, Denver.

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo."

Neurology: “Self-treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.”

University of Texas, Department of Otorhinolaryngology -- Head & Neck: "Home Epley Maneuver."

National Health Service (U.K.): “The Brandt-Daroff Exercise.”

Reviewed by Neil Lava on November 24, 2018

SOURCES:

Harvard Health Letter: "Self-Help Videos to Stop Vertigo Work for Some, Not All."

Vicky Hildner, University of Colorado, Denver.

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo."

Neurology: “Self-treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.”

University of Texas, Department of Otorhinolaryngology -- Head & Neck: "Home Epley Maneuver."

National Health Service (U.K.): “The Brandt-Daroff Exercise.”

Reviewed by Neil Lava on November 24, 2018

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