Re: Help w/vetigo/possible mienear's disease
I am under the care of a ENT right now for the worst vertigo that I have ever had. He told me to go get some Lipo-Flavoniod and take that 3 times a day, found in the supplement section at the stores.
He also gave me a sheet of exercises to do for the vertigo and they have REALLY helped a LOT! I am not a good typist but will try to type them in for you to try.. Now, when I first started them, they made me nauseated and made a little pain in the ears but they said that meant they are working.. You do these twice a day for 15 minutes then twice a day for 30 minutes..
1-Look up then down, start out slow then increase speed. 20 times..
2- Look from side to side, start slow then work into fast. 20 times
3-Focus on your index finger at eye level moving it from arms length to 1 foot from the nose... 20 times
1-Bend forward, then backwards with eyes open start slow and work into fast. 20 times.
2-Turn head from side to side, start slow, working into fast. 20 times
3-As dizziness decreases, do them with your eyes closed.
1- Shrug shoulders. 20 times
2-Turn shoulders right, then left. 20 times
3-Bend forwards, pick something up off the floor, then sit up. 20 times.
1-Change from sitting to standing 20 times with eyes open, then 20 times with eyes closed
2-Throw a small rubber balls from hand to hand at eye level. 20 times.
3-Throw the ball 20 times from hand to hand under your knee.
1-Walk across the room and back 20 times with eyes open, then with eyes closed 20 times ...(Yea, right! Not in MY house!)
2- Any game that involves stopping and turning. (I just move about the room quickly, stopping, turning, looking up and down using jerky motions and I think that has got the best results of any of these things.)
These are so simple to do and are geared to put those crystals in your ears where they won't cause you so much problems. I have seen great results in a weeks time.
I have wasted weeks with my PCP trying this and trying that and nothing worked.. Went to the ENT and have results in less than a week. I have already missed 10 days work on account of this and will miss probably another 10 before I am released and can go back to work. I WILL keep this sheet of exercises for the next time it happens! I highly recommend trying these to see if they work for you! I also strongly recommend you get another ENT! Yours did a MRI before having you try these exercises or doing a ENG test? I go for the ENG test next week and hope I will be released then.