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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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  • Something new happened!

    Yesterday afternoon while in the grocery store something new happened to me. I've posted on here before with my vertigo issues. Out of now where it felt like some one knocked me in my head and the dizzy spell was sickening. Right after that the top of my head hurt so bad ! Still sore this morning!...

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  • Second Vertigo attack in 11 months

    Hi all I have just had my second vertigo attack in 11 months and have been referred to a ENT doctor as they are not sure if it is BPPV or Meniere's so was wondering if anyone else has been in this situation. I had a bad attack the other morning where i could not move as spinning so bad i was sick...

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  • 11 months of dizziness and now headaches

    Hi. I have been suffering with vertigo/dizziness (mainly swaying feeling) for 11 months. The past few months my head has been very strained and tense and I have been getting headaches everyday. I can feel my whole brain in my head (mainly the top and back) and my head often pounds. Looking up my diagnosis...

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  • Dizzyness, back pain and anxiety - how are they related?

    I've been experiencing dizzyness on and off for over a month. It was really subtle at first so I wasn't sure - just felt nauseous and weak all the time. Went to the doctor and got prescribed benzodiazepines which help a lot. The dizzyness is very similar to a subtle boat - rocking sensation but...

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  • Am getting really confused and anxious.

    After my second child a year ago, I got a really bad upper respiratory cold (and anxiety attacks which I hadn't had since I was 16). The anxiety is probably not related but I thought I would mention it. The cold seemed like it went on for a very long time. First, I lost my voice, then I developed...

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  • Dizzy,dizzy all the time

    Since l was little. Little signs of it.As am older it has become worse. Can't walk for long hours.l feel really bad.wgenbl feel dizzy,l usually sit and have have a Bottle of water, or something salty or Sweet. Then l feel better for a while,just want to feel better

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  • Vertigo symptoms?

    My GP recommended me this site because she diagnosed me with vertigo, so I wanted to see if other people have these symptoms as well. It started for me at the beginning of March. It was just snap bang dizziness in front of the computer screen. Then it spread out to other things, and now that I'm...

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  • Dizziness is gone...

    Hi ---I have good news.  After 10mos of being dizzy/and/or spacey headed it has gone away about 1 month ago.  Don't know why but just so happy it did.  My feeling is it was a virus. Now if I could get rid of the chronic neck & back pain I would be good to go   Here is hope...

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    dizziness with tinnitus and periodic loss of balance

    im currently experiencing constant light headedness or dizziness (not vertigo).  This is accompanied by tinnitus or ringing in both ears. I experienced this about 3 years ago but worse as it did include periodic vertigo episodes.  I went to several specialists, had numerous MRIs, hearing tests,...

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  • Vertigo dizziness sinuses

    Like most if not all of you. Searching for answers. To begin I have always had stuffed sinuses. Oddly my nose runs as I eat anything but breakfast. I also have tinnitus, I suspect as result of long term noise exposure. These have been a constant. Then in 2009 I started feeling at times “off” Like I...

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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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  • After 20 years of blood pressure meds

    Hi,  maybe only now just found out about my Dizzeness , Amlodipine 5mg Besylate (me i think it is the salt Besylate) , been taken off amlodipine altogether by doctor , never been so bad in my life ,Latest  theory by doctor i might have Arthritis in my ear ?,or something to do with calcium crystals...

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  • Is this Vestibular Neuritis?

    Here's my story.  I’m a 55 year old male.  My symptoms started last summer.  One day at work while sitting at my desk, I just didn’t feel right.  I find it hard to describe but I guess “unsteady” is probably the best description.  This was evident as I tried walking around...

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  • Unilateral Vestibular Hypofunction (more than 6 months now)

    I was diagnosed with UVH (right side) in April 2015. Since then I have yet to experience a dizzy-free moment. For the first 2 months: very heavy dizziness and short vertigo episodes. The following 2 months I started improving slowly (no more vertigo, dizziness got milder, but still present). Then, after...

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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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  • Constant Vertigo for 5 years

    I have been plagued by constant vertigo for the last 5 years. It started one morning I stood up diagonally into my closet doors and took them out. Over the next 6 months I was unable to keep anything down and was constantly is spinning. I had light sensitivity and nausea plaguing me. My doctor at the...

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  • Vertigo imbalance in evening

    Hi Folks, I am 28 years old and i had vertigo problems in past around one year ago. That time in  October first week of 2016 i had my brain mri which came normal and after some medication it susided.  But few days before suddenly one evening i started getting imbalance and dizzy and body...

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  • Dizzy

    Hi I have blown my nose really hard tonight and went dizzy or light headed is this normal. I suffer with health anxiety so read into things lol x

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  • Labyrinthitis - "brain shifts"??

    Okay this is week 5, my first ever experience of vestibular problems. It started in horrendous fashion - I was swimming om my back and suddenly thought I was having a stroke. The most frightening experience of my life, and quite frankly I'm still traumatised by it. Still haven't managed to summon...

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  • Unsteadiness for over four months after a flight.

    Hello to anyone who happens to come across this post. As the title says, I have been dealing with what I would call and unsteady or "bouncy" feeling for the last 4 months, all of which began after a four hour flight from Mexico.  Let me quickly begin by saying that I'm a 23 year old...

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  • Help! Vertigo - I want my life back :'(

    I have been having vertigo attacks randomly for a year, lately I have had about 13 in a month, they are worse than ever. I was told I have abnormal results from thyonomy? pressure in the ear test. left side is hyper and right side is hypo Anyway, with that I was sent for an MRI Internal Auditory Meatus....

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  • Vestibular migraine - what kind of doc do I see?

    I've been to a neurotologist who told me I have Menieres Disease (without hearing loss). I asked him, at the time, if it were possible I was having VM as well. He said no but I disagree.  I made an appointment with a migraine specialist (neurologist who specializes in migraines) but I'm...

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  • vertigo and blocked ears

    Hi my Vertigo has been ok for a while but after going on Holiday and returning home.....it has been a nightmare with blocked ears and dizziness, feel like my ears need to clear but won't ....any ideas anyone  

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  • Pressure in eyes, Delayed vision reactions etc...

    So for about three days now i have suspected a migrane. It feels like my brain is swelling in my skull and my eyes feel about ready to pop out of my head. Today i noticed that if i tilt my head my eyes will remain straight instead of immediatly turning with my head. It makes for a very odd and dissying...

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  • Dizziness/shaky/dream day effect,eyes hurt

    For around 8 months now I have been having feels of lightheadedness and feeling faint at sudden moments, I've had headaches, a body tremor that never stops (my hands are really shaky and my whole body) I also find I urinate a lot!! I'm really worried it has never gone and feel dizzy daily and...

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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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