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Hey!! Almost 4 weeks ago I woke up at 1am and had vertigo. I panicked which made me feel 10000x worse. I ended up calming myself down and went to sleep four hours later only to awaken with that spinning sensation again. Long story short I went to hospital where they ran a bunch of tests (all that came back fine) and was sent on my way. I ended back up in hospital three more times but they kept focusing on my heart (I realise now I was having panic attacks) instead of anything else so I had no real diagnosis. I did my own research and find I tick a lot of the symptoms for Labs but I don't have hearing loss (at least it's not noticeable if I do). I went to my doctor who ordered me to get my ears syringed as they were very waxy, which i did, and noticed when they did the Left side I got very dizzy. I also had ear pain in the left side for a few days (could be from the wax). I'm a mum to three small children and found I was getting very depressed as I felt like I wasn't able to be a mum to them. I couldn't drive. I managed to go back to week last week (I'm a house cleaner) and found I coped ok. I don't get dizzy if I bend over and stand back up, I'm at this stage where I feel more light headed and unsteady. I am driving again but find it can make me anxious and last week I tried driving to my mothers who lives 15 mins away and had a full blown panic attack for no obvious reason. I stopped taking the anti nausea and dizziness tablets I was prescribed and only use them if I absolutely have to. Some days are really good and then others not so good but definitely not as bad as that very first day I had symptoms. I still feel anxious a lot of the time but I do my best to just get on with things as I feel better when I'm moving around. My doctor wants me to go back in a week if I'm still no better but my question is, does it sound like I'm on the up? Is there any way of knowing? I am definitely a lot better than I was 3 weeks ago (bed ridden, couldn't drive at all, dizzy 24/7, nauseous etc) and now it's more anxiety (I can't sleep with my door shut anymore and I hate being alone) but I am at work and I am driving close to home. I do get tired and almost feel fatigued and quite foggy but is this typical behaviour that will pass on its own?
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