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How do I know exactly what is vertigo in terms of a medical term?

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Dr. Ronda Alexander
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In brief: Definition

Vertigo is defined as the internal sense of motion when you know that you aren't moving.
It is often caused when there is a problem in the ear balance system. If you are having vertigo, stand still, keep your eyes open and look at something you know isn't moving so that the sensation will be suppressed sooner.

In brief: Definition

Vertigo is defined as the internal sense of motion when you know that you aren't moving.
It is often caused when there is a problem in the ear balance system. If you are having vertigo, stand still, keep your eyes open and look at something you know isn't moving so that the sensation will be suppressed sooner.
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