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I have been diagnosed with vestibular neuritis recently...in the last 8 weeks and I have to state this has hit me like a ton if bricks, being a fit active person....this has changed my whole life....
I am not able to go to work as a evening duty manager of a local supermarket. ....as my job dosnt allow for me to sit down or even have breaks.....
I have been to the docs twice....first visit diagnosis and second visit to get another sick note because I still have it.
I am not on meds now as the doc prescribed prochloroerazine andits only used short term to aleviate nausea.... .I dont have the nausea now
headaches.fatigue.and drunk /swimming sensation.the floor seems fluid
. ..... I cant drive and I cant stand for more than ten minutes at a time..... but I try and do as much as I can around the house even if its on my knees lol
Im to go back to the docs in two weeks if it hasnt gone and he will then refer me to an ent...
and I guess ill request yet another sick note.
ive been told that im entitled to ssp for upto 28 weeks . If this thing dosnt go and im deemed unfit for work will I be able to get diability allowence...... I am married....but im worried that my wage loss will impact our lives.....weve already started tightening our belts
we dont by any means live hand to mouth but have started to plan incase this is a long term situation. .... I have asked the doc how long but understand that it seems to be an unknown would be gratful for any ideas and feedback thanyoooo
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