balance worse when tired , anyone feel same

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Hi I'm noticing that when I am tired my balance is worse. Anyone noticed the same. I have the feeling that I am on a ship which is rough sea. I didn't sleep well for a couple of nights and then I felt like the boat was super rocky. Anyone experience the same. I was also stressed more so maybe that made it worse too. Would like to hear anyone else's experience please

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    Hi, yes definately balance worse when Im tired anxious or stressed, and although am exausted by the end of the day suffer insomnia. I tend to read on my Kindle in the night. A good nights sleep makes no difference to the way I feel though. Also if I miss out on a meal I tend to be more wobbly than usual.
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    Rest is critical.  It's like on a good day you feel better so you overdo it and the next day you can barely move.  Except it is the same feeling it you do something like 10 minutes too long.  I have learned to say no a lot.  Which was a hard thing to learn.  And I have learned not to make many plans outside of my work day or I am extra fumbly and drop things and run into things the next day.  You have to learn to pace yourself.  And people won't always understand that, especially if you have always been on the go and in the middle of things. 
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    I have the same - more wobbly/rocking when I'm tired or hungry. I do notice that exercise, while it makes me dizzier at first, later on I feel better. Also, I've found that if I take ambien at night (I don't take it very often) I feel better the next day. That and Klonopin seem to make my next day more calm. I save the meds for night before the days I know I'll need it.
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    Hi I went to see a EnT told him that I was swaying when standing on the spot and feel like I was walking on sponge he told me to stand on the spot with my eyes closed with my arms out straight March on the spot count to 50 when I opened my eyes i turned to the left he said I've got a weak balance system he sent me for physio. Have go tinnitus in my left ear Flickr in left eye. I feel wores at night and when I wake up in the morning I feel like I've been drinking. I feel like I'm rocking in the chair. Have you been to see a EnT.
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    He said my ears looked great and he didn't find a problem.  I also went to the eye doctor twice.  He said my eyes looked great and he didn't find a problem.  It has been a very frustrating 3 years.
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      I seen two EnT the first one said it was my eyes like you I went see a eye doctor they was ok second one it's my ear. When I went to physio she said stand on the spot with your eyes closed count 50 then with eyes closed standing on a cushion twice a day it did help me stop swaying. I have the rocking Sensation it feel like the chair is rocking google equilibrium it mY help you
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    Thank you everyone for your replies. I suppose it makes sense that it might be worse when you're tired. I do have an appointment with the ent. I have a sore eye. As well last couple of weeks too. I have bloodshot eye and I blister. I don't know if the two are related anyone else experience of this.
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