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 04-29-2010, 12:42 PM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 1
alittlegray HB User
Sudden Extreme Dizziness Upon Waking Up

i'm not quite sure if this is the correct place for this question, but i've heard dizziness is a common symptom of inner ear problems. earlier this morning, at about 5:00 AM, i woke up suddenly and sat up in bed. as soon as i sat up, my head started to go back and forth (left to right) dramatically and my room was spinning A LOT. it was probably ten times worse than spinning in a chair or being drunk. i had not had anything to drink the night before, though i have recently begun smoking cigarettes occasionally. i stumbled off my bed, but found i was so dizzy that i could not stand up. i ran into the wall, finally falling back to the floor and waiting ~10 seconds until the extreme dizziness faded. once i could stand, i simply went back to bed as the dizziness had subsided. a slight headache followed. this has never happened to me before. it worries me quite a bit..i was just looking for any input on what the cause might be, (if it may imply something serious), or if it's nothing i should worry about. i suppose i should also mention that i just returned from the Virgin Islands where i swam a lot, and my left ear had been bothering me just a little as if i had gotten water in it. the pain had subsided before i went to bed last night.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Help: brain fog, dizziness, ear pressure, lethargy... for a decade! Julius2009 Inner Ear Disorders 9 06-27-2012 11:09 AM
Extreme Health Anxiety and Panic Disorder ntness Panic Disorders 3 10-26-2009 05:31 AM
Morning dizziness with head turned certain way.... Mastro78 Open to All Other Health Topics 0 02-14-2009 07:15 AM
Dizziness....what's moving, you or the environment??? Boslee2008 Inner Ear Disorders 8 07-22-2008 09:52 PM
EXTREME MAV - what helps? Boslee2008 Inner Ear Disorders 39 07-17-2008 04:57 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 10:41 PM.



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