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Massa, who missed the Hungarian GP last month because of vertigo, sat out P2 because the team had to change his chassis.
Self-employed in e-commerce, Bukovinac has a disorder that causes vertigo and ringing in the ear and spends about $300 per month on medication for that and for anxiety.
Police have used infrasound for riot control around the world, using it trigger vertigo, imbalance and other medical disruptions, according to Littlefield.
Amazon’s market capitalization has risen so quickly, and so precipitously, that some investors are clearly getting vertigo.
Vitantonio’s Facebook page was full of vertigo-inducing photos of himself skydiving — either with someone else strapped to his back during a tandem dive or accompanied only by a GoPro camera and the curvature of Earth.
A mountain known as the Beehive, whose steep, plucked, south-facing cliffs terrify hikers with vertigo, illustrates what the accepted American definition of roche moutonnée.
DIZZINESS Everyone can trip over their feet from time to time, but MS causes something more than everyday clumsiness: One of its earliest symptoms is extreme dizziness or vertigo, which can really take your head for a spin.
Dizzy spells and bouts of vertigo aren’t always caused by MS, though: Inner-ear problems, anemia, low blood sugar, low blood pressure, and certain medications might be possible culprits too.
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Origin and Etymology of vertigo
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of vertigo for English Language Learners
: a feeling of dizziness caused especially by being in a very high place
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