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Hi guys, I've never posted on anything like this but what I'm experiencing is really starting to scare me. Brief description. Here goes. A couple of weeks ago I experienced my first attack of vertigo. It happened when I was lying down and had myhead at a 45 degree angle. It didn't last very long but since then it happened a few times during the week and I would just shut my eyes till it stopped. My head didn't feel right after it was like the old me had gone and I was looking through new eyes. But it was manageable. I then went to the doctors and she said it was BPV and to do some head exercises. It then happened again a couple of days later so I tried the head exercises and it made everything so much worse. I completely lost my balance and nothing felt or looked right around me, the attack of vertigo lasted about 5 mins but my balance was unsteady for the hole day. I went in to A and E because I couldn't walk straight and I was scared. The doctor then diagnosed me with viral labrynthitis and said to take buccastem and it will pass. I've since been staying with my mum and not been able to work at all this week. Nothing seems to be getting better, when I'm in the house I seem to be able to walk around ok, sometimes when I'm watching tv the world feels like it's moving from underneath me but I just focus on a point and it settles. I then read that it is good to keep active as my brain needs to compensate so I tried walking outside and that's when everything went wrong. I'm not dizzy or experiencing vertigo but I feel like I'm not in my body and my feet can't touch the floor and just trying to get to the end of the road seems so hard yet I have pushed myself to do it. Yesterday I managed to go into a shop but just that simple task was exhausting. Nothing seems real outside. I'm a very active person I work full time and love life and adventures but I'm so scared that this has done some real damage to either my ear or brain. I'm 25 and not sure what to do. I've also been having a lot of pressure in my head And my left ear feels blocked/full. I experience very mild ringing sometimes and I'm pretty sure I haven't had any hearing loss. I've googled for days and at my wits end. Any advice or if any one could relate in a way I would be so grateful. Thank you x
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