Dizziness can be described as the perception of a spinning or swaying motion which typically causes a difficulty in standing or walking. It is commonly associated with a loss of balance and feelings of lightheadedness. Within the medical literature, this effect is considered to be capable of manifesting itself across the 3 variations described below:
- Objective - The first is known as objective and refers to when the person has the sensation that objects in the environment are moving.
- Subjective - The second is known as subjective and refers to when the person feels as if they are moving.
- Psuedovertigo - The third is known as pseudovertigo and refers to an intensive sensation of rotation inside the person’s head.