Vertigo is a sensation of dizziness that’s characterized by a feeling the immediate environment is spinning, falling, moving, or tilting, where there’s no actual movement. Severe cases are accompanied by nausea, loss of balance, or temporary hearing loss.
Vertigo is considered a symptom and not a disease, an event more severe than feeling lightheaded.
The most common form is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), which is a disturbance in the calcium particles found in the semicircular canals of the inner ear.
It’s characterized by a sensation of motion, worsened by …