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Vertigo and Dizziness

Also known as Benign Postural Vertigo, Buccastem, Cyclizine, Dizziness, Labyrinthitis, Motion Sickness, Prochlorperazine, Stemetil, Vestibular Neuritis

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  • Vestibular Neuronitis

    Hi ive been diagnosed with this illness im 45yrs old ive had it for 2 months due to a virus its very uncomfortable everyday they got me on nausea pills which help a little sometimes anxiety kicks in its horrible as been off work cant go and play sport,socialise at all but jus want to know if anyone recovered...

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    Useful Resources

    Below is a list of useful resources concerning vertigo, dizziness and vestibular disorders. Some of the Patient articles are also linked on every discussion page under Related information in the right sidebar. Patient leaflets: https://patient.info/health/dizziness https://patient.info/health/labyrinthitis-and-vestibular-neuritis-leaflet...

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  • Strange Cross-eyed Feeling causing Loss of Balance

    For about the past 2 years I have suffered from a sudden feeling of visual imbalance or cross-eyed sensation (although not actually cross-eyed)! This in turn causes a type of vertigo involving loss of balance accompanied by nausea. This lasts for approx 10-15 minutes before my vision returns to normal....

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  • Does this sound like Vestibular Neuritis?

    Hello, this is my first time posting.  I have a serious health issue, but the doctors haven't been able to pinpoint what it is.  Basically, I've had six weeks of dizziness and unsteadiness.  It sounds like Vestibular Neuritis, but please let me know what you think. On June...

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  • IBS symptoms for 20 years

    This is a long story but I will short as possible. This is my post on any forum. I am a forty five year old male, December 27 1998 my life changed. I was raising a child on my own and all was good I went to bed and felt fine, woke up in the morning with a slight headache stomach cramps, fatigue. I thought...

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  • Rocking boat dizziness 24/7 for 1 year! Sad and Tired

    Vertigo as if I'm on a boat started off terrible where I could hardly walk the room and especially the ground bouncing up and down, sweating and vomiting- symptoms of vestibular neuritis but diagnosed with mal De debarkment- did go on a boat but was ok for a few hours after - I got this after a shower...

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  • Off balance

    I’ve recently had a virus and  also an abscess and been on the metronidazole for a week  I became off balance a week ago and it’s awful I feel like a drunk I’m all Over the place I finished the pills 6 days ago could it be the pills or would it be the virus I’m scared of the feeling it’s horrible...

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  • Disequilibrium for 5 months

    Hi, I hope all those in this discussion group/forum are doing well and are getting better. I've been dealing with disequilibrium and off-balance sensations for the last 5 months that started in mid January of 2018. I woke up on a particularly cold day in Ontario to urinate at 3 AM and passed out...

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  • Constant Vertigo for One Year

    I was first stricken with vertigo in May, 2017, and have suffered from it ever since with no improvement. The vertigo is so severe, I have been unable to drive and so have become home-bound. My symptoms are a spinning sensation, dizziness that worsens when I turn or bend my head, and numbness in my extremities....

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  • Vestibular Neuritis- any recovery stories?

    Hi, new poster here. Have been suffering with VN for 10 weeks. I was initially diagnosed with a gastro virus due to my main symptoms being dizziness, nausea and diarrhoea but after seeking private ENT consultant I was diagnosed with Vestibular neuronitis. I secretly suspected it was this but think I...

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  • Do I have inner ear disorder?

    Hey, Do I have an inner ear disorder? These are the symptoms: - Dizziness - Room spinning when turning head to left or right in the bed - Tiredness - Depression/Anxiety - Occasional balance problems - Motor skill issues, dropping things easily - trouble concentrating/poor memory - occasional pops in...

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  • Vertigo on and off, every 1-2 months, last night woke up spinning

    I'm at a loss of what to do. I had my very first bout of vertigo last summer (2017), while brushing my hair and turning my head, and it was 6 months before it started up again. Since then I have had it one or two days in a row every 1 to 2 months. My doctor diagnosed it as bppv but I worry that it's...

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  • Feeling unbalanced after episode of vertigo.

    Hi so the first time I had vertigo was when I woke up and the room was spinning. I later vomited and felt a bit uneasy for the about two days but experienced no vertigo after that one episode. I was back to normal very quickly (within 1-3 days). The doctor said I probably had bppv, but didn’t do any...

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  • Dizzy like motion sickness for 1 year and 5 months 😞

    Hello, my dizziness started over a year ago and it has been nothing but hell. It all started when I through my lower back out. The night I through my back out I started feeling dizzing and sick. I figured it was something that would go away within a matter of weeks but that was not the case. I noticed...

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  • Lightheadedness

    Can anyone help me? I have been suffering from lightheadedness every day for about a year. It is starting to happen every day, and it comes and goes. I have had ekgs , blood count workups, and an mri a few months i started suffering from it. I have no other symptoms . When i get lightheaded, i feellike...

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  • Blocked ear due to anxiety

    I wrote on hear a few weeks back. I explained that I was suffering from a blocked ear, I was using steroid nose spray all the time to unblock it and I was suffering from dizziness, reduced vision sometimes in one eye, foggy mind and anxiety. It turns out the ear problem was a symptom of anxiety. I cannot...

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  • Vestibular Neuronitis

    Hi ive been diagnosed with this illness im 45yrs old ive had it for 2 months due to a virus its very uncomfortable everyday they got me on nausea pills which help a little sometimes anxiety kicks in its horrible as been off work cant go and play sport,socialise at all but jus want to know if anyone recovered...

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  • Constant feeling of dizziness/unsteady EXCEPT when driving

    So I have had a couple of months now of feeling dizzy/unsteady on my feet. It started with vertigo (room spinning sensation) and had eased off now to just feeling wobbly, like my heads heavier than it should be sometimes and when I lie down a heartbeat sound in my ears. Anyway, I feel like this all the...

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  • Depressed anxious

    Hey there everyone hope everyone is doing great! From 2.5 years I am facing few symptoms : 1) fear from everything  2) off balance  3) dizziness  4) spinning sensation  5) cold sweats again and again  6) stomach issues like gas and diarrhoea  ...

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  • 8 Months of Undiagnosed Dizziness

    Reaching out in a last ditch effort to anyone who is/has gone through this, as no doctor has been able to figure it out. I’ve had ongoing “dizziness” for 8 months. It’s constant. Not such that I’m falling over or unable to function, but enough to know that something is wrong as I live day to day, like...

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  • Lightheaded spaced out vibration in head

    For over a year now I have been suffering from lightheadedness where I feel I will pass out but never do. I go spaced out and can't concentrate as I go dizzy even when sat down. I have bad eyesight and always wear glasses or contacts so I'm not sure if that is a problem ? But I have had eye tests,...

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  • Labyrinthitis??

    Hi, I have been reading witht interest some of the comments posted by some people regarding vertigo and dizziness.  My story started back in March of this year, I was watching my son play football and whilst driving back home I suddenly became extremely lightheaded felt like I was going to pass...

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  • I have been lightheaded and ears ringing for one year now

    I started having symptoms a year ago. I was driving and all of a sudden I thought I was having a stroke. My vision went blurry, my ears started ringing and I got so dizzy I had to pull off the road. To this day, it has not gone away and has gotten worse. I have pressure in my ears, like they are full...

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  • Depressed sick

    Hey there everyone hope everyone is doing great! From 2.5 years I am facing few symptoms : 1) fear from everything  2) off balance  3) dizziness  4) spinning sensation  5) cold sweats again and again  6) stomach issues like gas and diarrhoea  7) tirey feeling  8) heavy...

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  • Desperate, Afraid and Hopeless!

    I have posted before. Last April i starte having chronic vertigo and dizziness. I starte taking Mexlizine, which helped a little but not enough.  I stopped taking a beta blocker and that seemed to help. By August, I was able to getnput of bed and for a few motnths, I was able to function a little. ...

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  • Feel like I'm standing on Jelly

    I've had a weird off balance feeling for 2 months now and have every test under the sun which all came back fine, i have had anxiety for years though. Sometimes I think it's my legs and other times my eyes or ears but all tests i have done came back fine. So me being me I was doing random things...

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  • Getting new prescription for eye contacts

    This is probably a stupid question but I’m just being extra cautious. I had to go in for my annual eye exam to get a refill on my eye contacts. I’ve been using the same prescription for awhile now..at least 4-5years (-2.50 in left and -3.00 in right). Now my prescription has changed after the eye exam..I...

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