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Hello, I have been having dizziness since middle of January this year. I started one morning all of the usdden when I got out of bed. I was not well and sleepy for about half a day and then it went away. After almost 15-20 days a serious bout of dizziness started that has not left me to date. To describe my dizzines, it is more of unsteadiness. I had some cold when it started. I had a lot of brain fog that was interferring with my cognitive abilities. I went to my doctor who reffered me to ENT and then sent me to vestibular therapist. The therapist performed Dix Halpike manuver and declared I had BPPV, did the manuver and sent me back. I did feel somewhat better after it. But in few days the dizziness returned again. I went to ENT who basically just ordered MRI and VNG. MRI came back normal according to nerurologist with no positive findings. I have asked to set up an appt with Neurologist. I am still waiting on VNG test results but the lady who perfomed the tests said I most likely do not have any peripheral going on. Cause may be Cental. So far the condition is, I am unsteady every single day. Some days are close to normal and some days are quite unsteady. Other symptoms include ringing in ears that is persistent but gets worse with unsteadiness, aural fullness in right ear when I get unsteady and I feel like nystagmus gets more noticable with more unsteadiness. I have been tracking my "episodes" and seems like every 10-12 days I get ringing in my ears worse, I feel little unsteady in my head even when I am lying down or sleeping, right ear gets pressure, basically all the symptoms worsen by 50%. The next day I am more dizzy, more ringing, sleepy, pressure in right ear. The day after that I get more unsteady, but lesser ringing in ears and almost no pressure in ears. and then symptoms kind of fizzle out next few days and go to base level, but the cycle repeats itself in 11-12 days again. After reading a lot of causes, I am trying low sodium diet to see if I have Maniere but I still got one of the "episodes". Also, from what I read, Manieres symptos are relieved between attacks, also patients are not constantly unsteady. Anyways, I am quite fed up with all this. Although I am able to do day to day activitities based on how I feel, I can not do anything strenuous. Plus feeling of constant unsteadiness to varying degree is taxing my spirit. Does anybody have similar symptoms? or any insight on what might be going on? Thankyou.
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