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Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 06-27-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: need help or advice

Hey GJ - i looked up vertical heterophoria and have found that it seems to be the specific name for what i have been describing as visual vertigo after years of research.

I struggle with driving,...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 06-21-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,198
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Almost Constant Lightheadedness...

Hi mszach. Sorry to hear about what you're going through - please remember that the stress, anxiety and/or depression caused by your symptoms can cause additional symptoms too. When i'm stressing...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 05-30-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,951
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Help me- Neuritis vestibular

Hi Deftoniano. Vestibular neuritis is a common initial diagnosis when dizziness/imbalance symptoms suddenly affect a person whom has had no previous or recent ear problem or head trauma. Some of...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 05-27-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,651
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: dizziness not vertigo

Hi tatsu15! Might be worth looking at my previous posts about visual vertigo, but just to let you know i think you may be experiencing similar symptoms to me, although i've also never had ear...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 05-25-2012, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 989
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: vertigo.. migraines?? Well that's what they tell me

Hi Didadi, so sorry to hear you've been suffering for so long. I'm afraid i cant really suggest anything although i've certainly had the migraine diagnosis in the past.

Seeing you mention the...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 05-21-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,246
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: When to see ENT?

Hi Wobbles08. I kinda decided my response before even reading your post - you've got to arrange to see an ENT as soon as possible. In some cases, a GP will diagnose viral labyrinthitis as a first...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 05-19-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,862
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Dizzy!!!! Doctors only guessing at this point. HELP!

2HelpU has given you fantastic specific advice. And because as stated dizziness can be caused by so many things (the vast majority not serious but life-changing) western medicine can be vague at...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 05-18-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,179
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Undiagnosed Chronic Constant Lightheadedness

That's amazing! Congratulations and please keep us posted with your progress. I'm sure that even just reading your post will make a huge difference to a lot of people on this forum.

I looked into...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 05-17-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,149
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Can Anyone Help me recover from Labs

Hi Mary. I know it's difficult but try to focus on the fact that you HAVE improved in the past so it's definately possible to improve again in the future, hopefully longterm or even permanently. 2...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 05-17-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 981
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: 14 months of dizziness

Hey Moose2, sorry to hear you're feeling like that. Yeah, i've suffered dizziness every day to varying degrees for 15 years but dont be disheartened by that, it only went on so long for me because i...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 05-17-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,597
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: think i've worked it out - visual vertigo

Thanks for your thoughts everyone who posted. Just thought i would update on my problem. I've since been to see a biomechanics consultant and have been wearing a 1cm cork heel insert in my right...
Board: Stress 03-14-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 989
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Filtering out the stress triggers.

Hi, i normally post on another HB forum as i've got a longstanding problem with vertigo and fatigue. Long story short, it caused me to lose my job, my independence, my identity and my confidence. ...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 03-14-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,766
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Vertigo? Not sure what, but need advice.

Hi. Just wanted to add (i'm not a doctor either), please try not to attribute EVERY symptom you're feeling to whatever is causing the dizziness. It's possible that your feelings of shakiness and...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 03-07-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Help Needed- Advice please

I know exactly where you're coming from. I sometimes think i understand it then i think "wait a minute, how does that affect that again?".

My very basic understanding is this:
something is...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 03-06-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Help Needed- Advice please

dyyzzee - i completely agree with what you are saying. I've had similar problems and it turns out my spine and neck have potentially been the root of the problem, not to mention tmj. One thing i...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 03-05-2012, 04:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,597
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: think i've worked it out - visual vertigo

Yes, for years when i was younger i grinded my teeth every night whilst asleep, i've also always been a teeth clencher, particularly when i'm concentrating on something. I've also always had a...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 03-02-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,597
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: think i've worked it out - visual vertigo

Thanks Bindar. Looks like i've maybe found a "physical explanation" - although a vestibular disorder doesnt seem to be the root cause.
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 02-28-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,568
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: My Story: Looking for Answers

Hi, really sorry to hear that you're feeling so bad. In short i've had a history (16 years) of fogginess/dizziness/lightheadedness/imbalance etc and finally i feel that i might be getting somewhere...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 02-26-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,597
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: think i've worked it out - visual vertigo

Turns out i should have trusted my instincts a long time ago and pushed the gp about going back to basics. Since that original post i have been just trying to push through, keeping tabs on my...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 02-19-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,139
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Undiagnosed Dizziness

For me it doesnt really start to move, it's just that i feel as if my eyes are not really managing to take in surrounding information, and i then subsequently feel like they are zoning out, almost...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 02-18-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,139
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Undiagnosed Dizziness

Hi. Your symptoms sound similar to mine, although i do sometimes feel imbalance, but i think it's a cause and effect thing. I know how difficult it is to explain how your feeling - almost like...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 02-18-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,035
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Alcohol

I havent posted here for a while. I've been suffering from an undiagnosed dizziness/imbalance/disequilibrium for 16 years, the worse symptom of which is visual vertigo brought on by visual stimuli eg...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 11-08-2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Guilt

I do worry about having regrets about it later in life but i really dont want to be a bad mother either, i think i would regret that even more. I dont even give my dog the life i had intended to...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 11-08-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: A question for the girls - TMI for the guys

Bindar, my fault for not quoting parts of my previous posts but i have actually tried a few different medications for MAV in the past as well as dietary changes to exclude migraine triggers. I had...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 11-07-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Guilt

Just found out my sister in law is pregnant again. My nephew is 5 years old and now that another one is one the way i'm really starting to feel left out. I'm 35 and i've never really wanted a child...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 11-07-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: A question for the girls - TMI for the guys

No, i'm not generally bothered by headaches, so i'm sure it's not MAV related. Just a general worsening of my visual vertigo.
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 11-03-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: completely discouraged

Hi Jess, really sorry to hear you're feeling this way. You dont say how long you have been dizzy but i get the feeling its relatively recent because you sound as if you're spiralling into panic and...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 11-02-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,130
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: First time user

I just wanted to let you know i have similar symptoms and like JMR01, i am also sure this is not MAV. Driving, crowds and supermarkets are a problem for me as there is a lot of movement and visual...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 11-02-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,919
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Constantly Dizzy

Hi Kimberly.

Your symptoms sound very like mine also. I have a friend who suffered from Menieres disease and she was literally falling all over the place and suffering nausea etc. I always felt...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 11-02-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By wellyoulookfine
A question for the girls - TMI for the guys

I was just wondering how many female dizzies out there find their dizziness (whatever the diagnosis) gets worse around their period. For the last couple of months i have realised the dizziness gets...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 11-02-2011, 03:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,933
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Light Sensitive, Light Headed when Driving

Hi DizzyinOlympia. Congratulations on being cancer-free! I was wondering if you could give some more details on your symptoms.

For years i have had difficulty driving because of dizziness, a...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 10-20-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Still here, still dizzy, but happier!!

Thanks Bindar. My father has suffered migraines throughout his life and i have had the full blown symptoms a couple of times in the past. For this reason my first diagnosis was actually possible...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 10-16-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: Still here, still dizzy, but happier!!

Yes, i was eventually referred to a neurologist after 3 visits to different ENTs and no diagnosis.

Unfortunately, the neurologist told me to "wait a few months and see what happens" citing...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 10-13-2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Still here, still dizzy, but happier!!

Hi.

I havent posted for quite a while as i was trying to start afresh with a new part time job (working with dogs :D), new medication and a new attitude. I just wanted to update anyone who might...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 06-23-2011, 12:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,597
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: think i've worked it out - visual vertigo

Hi Angie, although i was told by my physio to do VRT exercises specifically aimed at visual stimuli i have tailored them to what I think will help. I do gaze stabilization exercises in front of...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 05-16-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,597
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: think i've worked it out - visual vertigo

Hi Luisita,

Sorry for taking so long to respond (internet probs). I have had no treatment for visual vertigo but have tried to tailor some of the VRT exercises by closing my eyes, and I have also...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 03-13-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,597
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: think i've worked it out - visual vertigo

you guys are great for trying to suggest possibilities, really appreciate it x

to be honest i have suffered the full-blown migraine a few times when i was younger and my GP did actually treat me...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 03-12-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,597
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: think i've worked it out - visual vertigo

thanks cutiepie.

do you think the sternocleidomastoid muscles can be affected by my skeletal alignment prob? i will certainly look into this x
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 03-11-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,597
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: think i've worked it out - visual vertigo

thanks for your input. i'm awaiting referral to see a neurologist so hopefully i'll get some feedback from a different speciality.

my reason for thinking it may be related to my hip op and...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 03-10-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,597
Posted By wellyoulookfine
Re: think i've worked it out - visual vertigo

me again.

actually meant to ask if anyone can tell me where i can get one of those visual vertigo/vrt training dvds. i've read a few people talking about these dvds which desensitize you to...
Board: Dizziness / Vertigo 03-10-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,597
Posted By wellyoulookfine
think i've worked it out - visual vertigo

Hi :wave:

I'm new to this forum but wanted to add my story about possible visual vertigo.

I'm 35 and have had a problem with feeling "out of it", detatched, dizzy, fatigued, uncoordinated, off...
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