Psalm 107:29 - He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed.
You’re sitting in your chair when all of a sudden it feels like you’re standing on the deck of a ship heading out to sea.
The deck moves and sways and spins through the storm, while your stomach rolls with it and nausea increases.
Your vision blurs as ocean spray reaches over the side of the ship and into your eyes.
Your ears ring to the rhythm of the oars as they move the ship forward then become silent where not even the wind is heard.
As the ship climbs the top of a wave your ears become clogged and you feel pressure as the ship dives down off the wave.
Your feet are unsteady and you begin to slip toward the railing when you shake your head and realize you’re having another episode of vertigo.
Vertigo can be caused by various illnesses and conditions. Here’s a few I’ve experienced:
To find a complete list of causes of vertigo along with treatment options such as medications and physical therapy, read the article on medicalnewstoday.com, “Everything you Need to Know About Vertigo.”
Though vertigo can cause you to feel uneasy while your head spins and panic rises causing you to lose your balance; know that God is able to still your heart and mind as you weather another attack. He can hush the seas of instability and bring you safely to the shore of balance.
Karen Dalske is a freelance writer, public speaker, is active in her church and writes her blogs out of her own experiences of pain, illness and loss.