Having vertigo is not fun. Vertigo, a sensation of movement—usually spinning—when you’re not actually moving, can cause dizziness, nausea, sickness, and loss of balance.
These symptoms can last for moments or be ongoing for months. It’s also the number 1 cause of broken bones and head injuries of people over 55.
There are many different causes and categories of vertigo. One of the most common among them is inner ear viruses, Ménière’s disease, or conditions that require surgery.
Causes and symptoms of vertigo
Vertigo or dizziness primarily occurs when the inner ear fails to receive enough blood flow. Viruses, such as those causing the common “cold” or “flu,”…