Dizziness is a common symptom of MS. People with MS may feel off balance or lightheaded. Much less often, they have the sensation that they or their surroundings are spinning -- a condition known as vertigo.
These symptoms are due to lesions—damaged areas—in the complex pathways that coordinate visual, spatial, and other input to the brain needed to produce and maintain equilibrium.
It is one of my least favorite MS symptoms. Just because it makes me queasy and hard to walk and get things done. Usually I have to lay around until it passes which a) drives me crazy doing nothing and b) it is a direct slap in the face that something is wrong with me and not as ignorable as other MS symptoms.
Well, on the bright side this should give me time to finish up some of my Netflix series I've gotten hooked on this winter. Breaking Bad or Revenge anyone??!
See, I try to always have a back up plan or a bright side for everything MS throws my way. That way I win.