It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Inner Ear Disorders Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-28-2007, 04:34 PM   #1
Newbie
(male)
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: northport al usa
Posts: 1
tony65 HB User
inner ear crystal

the dr tells me that some crystal from my inner ear have come loose and floating around making me dizzy all the time, if i keep my head straight its not that bad, has anybody had this and what did they do for it
thanks
tony

 
Old 09-29-2007, 04:45 AM   #2
Senior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Florida
Posts: 103
ssdizzy HB User
Re: inner ear crystal

Hi Tony,

I have had the inner ear crystal you describe and there are many on this site that have it as well .... it's BPPV. You may want to look under the "Information Archive" sticky posting at the top of the list and look at the info under BPPV. Typically the initial treatment is the Epley Maneuver which repositions the crystals ... did your doctor mention anything about that? If you went to just your regular doctor, you may want to find a neurotologist who specializes in inner ear disorders and they can likely treat you via the Epley maneuver. The maneuver itself only takes a few minutes .... Good luck to you! I know it can be a wild ride at first when those crystals move, but the Epley can make a HUGE difference.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Crystal Light Pandora_0729 Weight Loss 22 08-06-2008 05:44 PM
My journey to a correct, non-inner ear diagnosis olwynUFO Inner Ear Disorders 11 03-18-2008 11:46 AM
Crystal Lite? Jessica_ Weight Loss 7 02-07-2006 05:00 AM
Marlene, Crystal...some questions Arleen TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 15 12-21-2003 05:46 AM
Crystal Navy1990 TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 2 12-12-2003 10:40 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:47 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.com™
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.com™ All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!