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Vertigo and Dizziness

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

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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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  • Dizziness for months, doctors have no idea what’s going on

    I’ve been experiencing dizziness (disequilibrium) for 5 months now, since I was about 30 weeks pregnant. It is not a feeling of the room spinning, but more just feeling “off”, a feeling of brain fog and confusion and like my vision is distorted with a dizzy feeling in my head.  Seems to be worse...

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  • Had mild dizziness come about last few days on and off. Causes?

    Hello Everyone,  I am new to the forum here. I am 26 male, never smoked, never drinked, eat healthy for the most part, run 3-4 times a week.  I also am a hypochondriac too Sometimes I get a sense of being dizzy-off balanced but it’s mild.  I’ve had this feeling before and it usually goes...

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  • Help me! I can't sleep from my dizziness problems and am losing hope

    Hi there, I am new to this community and hoping that someone can help me. I am a 27yo female and first got vestibular neuritis at the age of 17 (2007). This was debilitating couple of weeks, after which the severe symptoms subsided and I was left feeling like I was on a boat. I did vestibular rehab...

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  • Cervical vertigo

    Recently, I finally got into a P.T. For what I thought was BPPV. During my visit she couldn't find any traditional symptoms to support that. She had me doing other tests involving my neck. Low and behold the light went on. I've been suffering a lot of issues due to my neck. Now since doing exercises...

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  • Why is my husband getting dizziness all of a sudden?

    Hi, Can anyone advise please? For three days my husband has been feeling giddy, he has to hold onto something when he walks otherwise he looks likes he's had a few. He's been sick once with it. He's been to GP who examined him and told him his BP was a bit high but when we got home his BzP...

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  • Psychogenic vertigo/vertigo with anxiety cause

    Hi guys, I can see from your posts that most of you feel that anxiety exacerbates vertigo, but is not the cause. I have had fairly severe vertigo for about six months now. It starts with double vision, then jumping eyes/nystagmus where the world is rapidly moving downwards - like a sideways film reel,...

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  • dizziness, headaches, vision problems - help!

    This is my first post, I've never used a website like this before, I really feel like I need some help and advice. I have read a few discussions on here but would really like some feedback of my own. For the past 8 months I have been suffering from dizziness, slow going at first and was manageable,...

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  • Prednisone

    I was diagnosed with Labyrinthitis, the doctor gave me z pak and prednisone the last time, I took the pak but not the prednisone. The antibiotic seemed to work a little bit but then came back. I went back today and he told me in order to have the antibiotics work that I had to take the steroid. I am...

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  • Dizziness, headaches, foggy, pressure in head & plugged ears

    It's happening again, everyday it's the same thing and I don't know how to calm myself down. I think when ever I get these feeling I am going to pass out and die instantly. The dizziness gets so bad I have to hold my head and close my eyes I don't understand it. I always think I'm...

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  • Anyone have both BPPV & Vestibular Migraine?

    some I know will disagree with me regarding that I think I have 2 types of dizziness. I get spinning rotational vertigo when I have bppv. The vestibular migraine dizziness is not as intense eg can get up and move about. Where bppv lands me in bed. I can barely move my head. With vestibular migraine I...

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  • Extreme dizziness when walking.. Help

    In January I was experiencing dizziness and I ended up blacking out. I went to the doctors and they couldn't find anything wrong so they jus put it down to vertigo. A few weeks ago I was laying in bed and felt this slow rush to my head. Then last week I got a rush to head when walking back to my...

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  • Anyone else with vertigo from recurrent herpes simplex 1?

    On Valentines day, 2014, I got an illness where I both felt dizzy and then got an eruption on my chest and some small "pox" on face. The eruption looked and felt like shingles, except was getting vertigo. oddly, was also accompynaied by pain on bridge of nose and vertigo would be most likley...

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  • Neck pain, dizziness, light-headed...help!

    Hello, The neckpain I have been experiencing for several years now (chiropractor helped but as of last year stopped helping my pain), the dizziness came on last fall and stopped me from going on my usual jogs. Then came the light headed feeling (yay, not!). I tried taking pain killers (Ibprofen), getting...

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  • Facial Numbness

    About 9 days ago the LEFT side of my face started to get a partial numbness/tingling feeling to it. The very first I felt of it was on the lips and it spread to the cheek, ears, nose, neck and back of the head. All on the left side. There are times that I feel like it is gone, but it comes back and it's...

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  • Need help...!!!

    I have been diagnosed with Vertigo since 1st of January this year. I lost my balance two times that day. Them went to hospital been seen by the doctor. They done to me Eplye Monuvre. Since that Monuvre I have not lost my balance anymore. But since that day I have continuly tinitus, noises and pain in...

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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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  • Has anyone tried the Otovent Balloon

    I am suffering from fulness of my right ear...My Ent consultant has prescribed the Otovent balloon....After 2 weeks of doing it  I am sure this is helping the pressure and the headaches that come along with it...Any comments please....

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  • Feeling off balance, Dizziness

    I've been dealing with an off balance feeling for about 9 months now. I've gotten several tests done including audiologist test, Ct scan, blood work done, dentist, eye doctor. Everything comes back normal and doctors just keep saying it's anxiety. My symptoms include feeling off balance (like...

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  • Lightheaded,heavy head,feeling faint,internal tremor

    For about 8/9 months I have been feeling lightheaded and moments I feel I will faint. I've had head pressures and headaches from this with sore achy eyes and various floaters in my eyes.  I also suffer from an internal tremor I notice when lying down or leaning against something, my head sort...

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  • What is wrong with me (ETD, labyrinthitis, etc.)?

    Hello everyone. I wish I could say I am glad to join your group but sadly it is under terrible circumstances that I am here right now. I appreciate any advice that can be offered. Here is my story. I am 28 years old. I am the sole breadwinner for my family as my wife is staying home with our six-month...

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  • Vertigo(?) for over 4 months...

    Hey guys... So I have a vertigo/dizziness for over 4 months now and it has really been painful. It all started in September when out of the blue I started feeling dizzy so I went to many doctors, did a lot of checkups and finally visited the ENT where I did an electronystagmograph which showed that...

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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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  • Been feeling feint, dizzy and lightheaded constanly for over a week.

    Hi, for the last week I was have been feeling extremely off balance. Almost to the point that I do not want to get out of bed. This occured a few days after recovering from a cold. I know it can not be a vitamin or mineral issue. As about a month ago. I had all my bloods checked. B12, folate, Iron, Ferritin,...

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  • is It possible to get vertigo 2-3 months after flying?

    I’m trying to figure out what caused my vertigo in December 2016 and February 2017. One of the reasons that I can think of is from plane rides. I’ve read about people having vertigo right when they come off a plane or maybe a day or two after flying. But is it possible to get vertigo 2-3 months after...

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  • Many health problem ,confused?

    Hi i am 16 yrs old male and i feel very ill all the time. I have mild headache ,head pressure,dizziness and these symptoms force me to feel that i will die that results in panic attack which cause additional symptoms like short of breath etc. I also have phelgm problem .

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  • dizziness walking problems,head pressure and lightheaded ?

    so for the past 3 years I'm suffering this kind of illness! whenever I walk outside,malls etc I always feel like my balance is not right and I always feel lightheaded or dizzy. I went to alot of doctors before i think almost 10+ I done all test, Blood test,ecg,VGN,balance test manuever test almost...

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  • Severe right Posterior Canal Vertigo

    Im looking for anyone that has had an operation for Vertigo, as i understand its called Plugging.  I have suffered with Vertigo for 2 years and had endless Epley Manoeuvres and veracious other treatments that i do at home none of which have worked, so i am know faced with the decision of an operation,but...

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  • Has anyone suffered vertigo after a mastoidectomy

    Sorry for all the different discussions I am starting but have so many questions. I had a mastoidectomy when I was 10 years old that was now 30 years ago, I have not suffered any vertigo or any problems regarding this for the rest of my life. For over a year now I have been suffering with vertigo...

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  • Need to find the root of my dizziness

    I've posted before with issues I've had regarding dizziness that's gotten worse over the years. For the last year or more I've had more persistent dizziness. I've been to drs to have my blood checked and the Dr I've seen just keeps saying it's anxiety. I've also been...

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