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How do objective vertigo and dizziness affect the body?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Vertigo and dizziness affect your perception of motion and balance. Objective vertigo affects the brain's perception of motion, causing you to feel that your surroundings are spinning. Dizziness affects your balance, causing you to feel lightheaded, woozy, or nauseous.

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