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Hello. Just writing this is making me feel extrememly ill to look at the screen and type.
i am. 36. a nurse. happily married with a 5 and 2 year old girls. fab life. Boxing day started to feel shakey and ill. I had stopped taking my contaceptive pill early december as we awere going to try for another baby. felt headachey and unwell all december. thought i had a virus. "7th December woke up and was bumb dowb right side. Went to hospital. Had MRi. No stroke. Pineal cyst. All OK. No pain. ? migriane aura . Told to take aspriin and go home. Basically my symptoms have got worse and worse.
I feel extremely unwell all the time.
Pins and needles coming and going both sides
Dizzyness, Nausea,Some visual disturbance but not much, swallowing feels wierd and keep doing involuntary swallows when trying to sleep, legs really achey, cant read or watch TV or look at screens.
I am in bed nearly all the time.
It feels like my brain is shaking and I keep having hypo like feelings as though I am going to collapse.
Tingling over my face,
Feelings of pressure in my right eye, both ears abd both sides of head and back of head,
aching in temples and jaw.
sleeping pattern has gone out of the window and I keep having these electic shock type feelings in my chest which jolt me awake each time i try and fall asleep which is like torture.
I cannot look after my children. My mum has moved im with us. I can barely look after myself.
I am at my wits end. If I lived in a high rise I would throw myself out to make it stop but unfortunately dont.
I saw a neurologist Dr Davies in Stoke in January who started me on topiramate 50 mgs twice a day. This has not helped so far. In fact I think it might have increased my symptoms.
Please help anyone. Or a lift to Beechy head?!!!
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