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What makes the world go 'round? Nope, it’s not love.



Know that reeling feeling that sets one’s whole being to spinning and the heart to fluttering?

Yeah, that’s not love.

It’s vertigo. And it’s a beast. Ask an MSer or anyone else that’s ever had it.

Vertigo is somewhat similar the sensation one feels after a wild, whirling roller coaster thrill ride, except without the fun of the amusement park attraction. Vertigo simply shows up on its own, often at the worst possible times.



  • Vertigo is a little like being drunk, but without the party.
  • Vertigo is sort of like the first signs of flu, only it usually lingers a lot longer.
  • Vertigo is what makes a grown adult creep across the floor on all fours, simply because it’s too unnerving to stand up and stagger.



Sure, we’ve all heard the song that claims “Love Makes the World Go 'Round.” Many of us remember Bob Merrill’s composition for the popular 1961 Broadway musical titled Carnival.

But MSers know better. Vertigo makes the world go 'round … and 'round … and 'round … and …





Vertigo makes the world go round … and round … and round … and …

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