Stephen Colbert gets candid on benign positional vertigo diagnosis

Maryland Hargreaves|December 02, 2020

Stephen Colbert sheds some light on his diagnosis with benign positional vertigo

Late night talk show host Stephen Colbert became candid and revealed his struggle with a medical condition called benign positional vertigo.

It's a form of vertigo where the person experiences a sudden sensation dizziness when their head is turned in the wrong way.

The condition can also see one experience nausea and a loss of balance.

While it can be troubling at times the talk show host is trying to adjust into this new life.

"It’s almost entertaining, until I forget," he told Vanity Fair.

"And then I go to stand up, and then I just fall down. So, I’m coming to you right now from a very weird angle, slightly listing to port."

Even in the midst of the interview, Colbert was reminded by his wife to do his prescribed exercises.

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