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I've been reading here for a while. I am just wondering if anyone has any suggestions. I had a stomach virus back in January and the next day I was really dehydrated. I started feeling dizzy and faint. I figured I needed fluids so I went to the ER. I was pretty dehydrated so they gave me fluids and potassium. However, I still felt the same when leaving. I would have these episodes where out of nowhere I would feel dizzy and like I was going to faint. My primary care doctor said it was vertigo and there was nothing I could do, and some people have this for a long time. One more ER visit and a Neurologist visit later and I still have no answers. I went to a dizzy clinic yesterday and they had me doing exercises to see if it is BPPV. I could barely do them without igniting an episode which is what ultimately happened. Now, I know at this point it has been 6 weeks, and I have become so anxious about this because it is literally sucking every ounce of joy out of my daily life. So at the dizzy clinic they concluded I have something "vestibular-ly occurring" but that I am starting to panic as a result of it. Now I can't control the dizziness nor my response to the dizziness. I don't trust my own body any more. And there is no way I could even handle VNG testing without a full blown panic attack. I am at a loss, any suggestions? I should also mention I am constantly dizzy at this point with episodes of increased dizziness and a feeling of almost fainting.
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