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What is the Meaning & Definition of Vertigo

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From a physical point of view, the vertigo is a disorder in the sense of balance that it is mainly characterized by the feeling of lack of stability from the movements themselves to objects and people that surround, i.e., the person who suffers from vertigo will feel the rotation of your body and the objects that surround it to turn to its around.
Usually, this disorder is accompanied by some physical manifestations such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, the top. Although recorded the various causes that can cause vertigo in a person, the height, the acceleration, the fainting, psychological disorders such as agoraphobia, among others, are some of the most common situations that trigger it.

There are two very common types of dizziness, vertigo peripheral and central vertigo, the first usually appears as a crisis of short duration and is accompanied by auditory manifestations and symptoms such as tachycardia and sweating, sudden changes in position are the most common causes of this type; and central vertigo, by contrast, is a continuous feeling in time without the presence of neurovegetative symptoms or alterations of type hearing. Epilepsy, migraine, some tumors, multiple sclerosis and some viral infections often cause this dizziness that doctors recommend treating it through rest, physical therapy, and pharmacological treatments.
Meanwhile, another well extended use of the term vertigo turns out to be one that indicates abnormal hurrying in the activity of an individual, a community or a city. The vertigo of living in the big city makes that one sometimes don't take the time to meet with friends. For the vertigo of the day, John forgot to call his sister and greet her birthday.
And the word has also been used in musical and artistic medium to name films (Vertigo of Alfred Hitchcock), songs (U2 Vertigo) and music albums (album of the Mexican singer Fey Vertigo).
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