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Medical ContextPlay
Used to describe a specific medical condition, not general dizziness. SlideAfter the boat trip, his severe vertigo required medical attention.
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Not Always SeriousPlay
Vertigo can vary from mild to severe; it's not always an emergency. SlideShe felt a brief vertigo stepping off the merry-go-round, but it passed quickly.
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Balance RelatedPlay
Vertigo involves a loss of balance or stability, often due to inner ear problems. SlideThe doctor said my vertigo is due to an inner ear imbalance.