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10 Surprising Facts About Dizziness and Vertigo

January 5, 2018

From the everyday Health website

Many of us have found ourselves asking the question, be it on ordinary days or in times of illness, “Why am I dizzy?”

While dizzy spells can be uncomfortable, it probably won’t surprise you to learn that occasional dizziness is very common in adults. But you may not have suspected that vertigo — a related but more serious condition that makes you feel like the room is spinning as you stand still — is also common, affecting nearly 40 percent of people over age 40 at least once in their lifetime, according to the University of California San Francisco Medical Center.

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