Vertigo Quiz

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Feeling dizzy? See what you know about vertigo.

Feeling dizzy? See what you know about vertigo.

Dizziness is one of the most common reasons seniors fall, and these falls often result in an injury-related death or broken bones and lack of independence.

What causes the dizziness? Often the culprit is vertigo, according to a study in the journal Age and Ageing, which goes on to explain that seniors with vertigo are the most likely to fall and that many of these falls can be prevented simply by recognizing and treating vertigo.

Take this quiz, courtesy of emedicinehealth.com to test your knowledge of vertigo and balance disorders.