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    Old 02-27-2004, 08:12 AM   #1
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    dizziness - meniere's / viral ear infection / vestibular neuritis - please help!!!!

    I basically need some advice and reassurance from you guys please!

    I am a 21 year old male from England, UK. In October 2003 i was diagnosed with an ear infection in my left ear, i got some medication and it cleared up after about ten days. But I started getting severe symptoms in November 2003. It started with a feeling of being severely light-headed and off balance at work ( i work on my computer/VDU) . It scared me at first, but i thought oh it will go away, but it didnt. By dinner time i felt awful. I rushed home and just got on my bed and stayed there until i felt slightly better.

    Over that weekend i felt drained, very weird, light-headed and slightly sick at times. I managed to play football on the sunday and i felt ok, but in the evening i suffered badly and my condition worsened. For the following 3 weeks i felt 'spaced' out if you like. I suffered from constant dizziness and light-headedness. The doctors said i was suffering from vertigo due to a virus in the ear, and it would clear up in 10 days to 2 weeks or so. I was given betahistine dihydrochloride and stemetil (prochlorperazine maleate) for the dizziness - a months supply ( they didnt work at all for me). The strange thing is I didnt once feel as though the world was spinning around me.

    Eventually, after 3 weeks, i began to feel better and went back to work, as i thought the feelings had died off a little. I was very wrong....... The following week i was in bed constantly, just sleeping mostly. During the worst times i was confused, extremely fatigued, tired, my muscles ached so bad i couldn't walk at times, i had burning eyes, loss of appetite, strange uncontrollable eye movements, severe headaches, tingling sensations in my head, stiff neck, difficulty concentrating and choosing words, and bright light annoyed me. I was just knocked for six, the symptoms were back and were worst, i didn't even know who i was at times. I felt very very weird.

    I was sent to an ear, nose and throat specialist. After talking to him, he said to me 'march on the spot with your eyes closed'. So i did...... a little off-balanced, but i managed it comfortably. He said, you dont suffer from vertigo, you have had a virus, it sounds like viral meningitis. He sent me to see a neurologist a few days later. He said i was suffering from a virus (but not viral meningitis) which would take time to go. He sent me for blood test and a MRI brain scan just in case. At my friends house before christmas I vomited from the symptoms (before Christmas), as i felt very very light-headed and nauseated (not spinning around though).

    In the New year all the tests came back clear, and after christmas the neurologist rang me saying i should get back to normal activities, and start building my strength up.

    From around 10th January to around 17th Feb. 2004, i was getting out here and there, driving about, usually at night time as i feel a lot better. I didnt feel comfortable going out during the day, but at night i felt a lot better. I never went out properly though (day or night), only to peoples' houses. When i say 'properly' i mean out where this is a lot of things going on (stimuli - people, noises, fast moving things etc). During the day i felt worst......i felt like my head was not clear, everything i looked at just didnt seem to be 'right', its so hard to explain. I felt like ripping my head off at times! Its so frustrating. When i went out shopping i felt horrid. When i was in a shop i would look at things on a shelf, i felt ok at first, then the symptoms gradually built up, it felt like i couldn't look at one item on the shelf as my eyes moved involuntary all over the place, and i got frustrated, light-headed and scared and i felt like i had to get out of the shop quick. I didnt suffer from complete spinning sensations though, i just felt off balanced and had this constant fog in my head and eyes, and felt constantly light-headed with very small uncontrollable eye movements. At night it seemed to ease off a hell a lot.

    Since the 17th Feb 2004, the symptoms have come on a little stronger again. I am once again housebound and I am now getting more pressure and ringing in my left ear (occasionally). I dont suffer any form of hearing loss ( any that i can notice anyway). I am OK in the house, but I cant go out or drive again (day or night).

    I know there are many many things that can mimic Meniere's syndrome, but im just wondering if any of you know anyone, or if you have experienced a virus that has caused symptoms similar to meniere's syndrome. How long did they last? Did any of you have a virus similar to mine that then led on to the Meniere's syndrome? It does sound like a virus to me, as the symptoms i felt that week when i was tucked up in bed do sound viral, or did any of you guys suffer like this at first. I just need someone who knows what this feeling is like to help me. I am very very fortunate as i have only had one episode of vertigo. (it was very mild and lasted for about half a second, as i looked up away from the computer screen in fact). I was thinking it could be vestibular neurtitis (the viral infection of the ear), but i cant find any evidence of how long this lasts, or any cases of people having it etc.

    PS my close friend has exactly the same symptoms as me, and they started about 2 weeks before mine did. He is going through the same things, seeing specialists etc. Is it likely this is a virus he has given me? If so, is that more reassuring, as viruses do die after a few months (although this is the 4 the month now), or did anyone's Meniere's syndrome begin with a virus??

    Please please help as i am getting quite depressed, i am 21 years old, and i am just house bound 24/7. I used to be active, never tired, never down or depressed. Please help. I have not been told what is going on by the doctors properly yet, im just scared im going to have this for years. I am going back to the specialist this Tuesday ( the 2nd march 2004). If anyone can give me advice of what to tell him, please help.

    regards Jonathan

     
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    Old 02-27-2004, 03:13 PM   #2
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    johnathanp, my little sister suffers from the exact same thing and she has even applied for disability since the vertigo comes on suddenly and puts her down in bed for days and sometimes weeks. she has been told that she has the maniers disease? and that there is no cure. she actually feels better by drinking the motion sickness medicine called dramamine. she was told that when she was younger she had an ear infection that just never got better and she too feels worse when there is noice or bright lights. i hate to see her when she is sick cause she feels so helpless and there is nothing that i can do to help. hopefully someone will discover something to help these people quick. bye
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    Old 02-28-2004, 03:09 PM   #3
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    Hi Jonathan,

    I read your post with such sadness and hurt for you. I am now 68 yrs old, but my dizziness started when I was only 18. I don't want to discourage you because there was little known about dizziness or vertigo when I first had my symptoms, thus I lost hope. Quite the contrary for you, I think there's lots of hope for you, so please don't use me as an example.

    First of all, your depression is quite common for any of us who have had dizziness for so long. It's like losing the person you once were, but Jonathan, you will get your life back, this is only a temporary set back. Yes, being house bound or even bed ridden for weeks, months in my case, it was 3 years, but again...........this happened to me way before there was any knowledge of it. It's the pits, so I definitely am not making light of it.

    You've described it far better than I could have......yet, I could have written your post. I understood every word you said and I've been in every situation you've been in, and more. No one can understand "us dizzies" unless they've walked in our shoes, so don't be surprised if no one understands you. Even the doctors.

    The doctors. That's another long story, but I honestly believe they do the best they know, they just don't know a whole lot, unless they're very dedicated to seminars in learning the lastest. I think you may have quite a jump on us American's as your country is far ahead of us. I've been taking SERC which has been used in Europe over 4 decades, yet very few of our American doctors even know about it. Same as with VERTIGOHEEL, it's in their PDR, but I bet not 1 out of 100 know of it!!! I get so angry, but who am I? Vertigoheel is a homeopathic and I must say it's helped me more than any other medication they've given me.

    You've had the tests that are the most important, ruling out tumors, etc., but here in the states they do more tests. The Rotary Chair, the ENG (cold/warm water or air) in the ear, The Platform which is the size of a phone booth and the floor moves under you. I'm not sure what these tests prove except that "we ARE dizzy"!!! Do they prove anything, I'm not sure, but they all seem like torture to me.

    Several "dizzies" have been helped by surgery. They clip the nerve that tells our brains that we're dizzy. . (VNS). . Vestibular Nerve Section, that may be an option for you, once they diagnose you. Another thing that's not uncommon is getting a diagnoses. Don't dispair if it takes a while, but also, try not to stress out, as stress makes dizziness worse or brings it on. Easier said than done, I know. Take this time to rest, sleep, reflect back on what you want in your future and just "lay back".

    As far as your friend having the same thing........I have no answers for that. I'm totally stumped!!!!! I've heard of others in the family having it, but never a friend, and at the same time? This makes me wonder about chemicals or something you both have come in contact with. Mold? Sprays?Medicines? Foods? I'm also a health nut, so these things enter my mind. By the way, Gingko Biloba helps a whole lot with Tinnitus (ringing in the ears).

    I'm trying to remember all you said in your post, but I know I've let out so much............

    Oh.......almost left out the most important thing you asked. I did not have an ear infection........I was in a gas explosion that blew a hole in my inner ear, but in 1958, there was little knowledge about the inner ear. You do know it's encased in bone, ..........(oh to have the balance of my cat, Toodles!)

    Should you have BPPV.....Benign Positional Vertigo.......I'm sure the doctor would suggest, The Epley Treatment. It only takes a few minutes and it's painless and has a great success rate.

    I sure hope I've helped you some, Jonathan.........but it would make me happy if you'd email me once you've read this.

    I'll be keeping you in my prayers........and I truly mean that!!!

    Bobbi from Kentucky USA

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    Old 02-28-2004, 07:22 PM   #4
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    hi! I know what your going through, mine started dec 21st i had a feeling that something was wrong with me hard to describe but not dizziness i also had a weird feeling on my forhead,my left arm felt numb went to er and they told me i had fluid on my left ear but no infection they gave me allegra and told me all my symptoms were caused from my ear, of course i didnt believe them and was down a week feeling like i was going to die of a stroke or something 2 weeks later i blew my nose and blew a hole in my ear drum got that all cleared up but still have symptoms off and on allday everyday went back to doctor and he said it all started with my ear but now its -anxity- and to think positive and that it will go away but its taken along time im about ready to go back my symptoms now are weird feeling,nausea,spasms in my temples,every once in a while my lip goes numb they told me the more i worry about all this the longer it will last but hard not to worry!!! try anxity board maybe youll get some info there to!!good luck

     
    Old 02-29-2004, 04:57 AM   #5
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    Hi Jonathon,

    Im sorry youve been feeling so bad. it does sound like an inner ear problem. It might be an idea to put your post on the inner ear boards here. Im sure you will get a lot of advice from people suffering similar symptoms. Ive been having balance probs for 6 years and still dont really know what is wrong.

    Good Luck on Tuesday - I hope you get some anwers - let us know how you get on,

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    Old 02-29-2004, 09:07 AM   #6
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    firstly id like to thank you all for your help. Its such a lonely place to be when your like this. When im down my parents always do that 'i know son' phrase, but i say no thats just it you just dont know what its like. They are only helping though.

    I had just graduated from uni, and got the job i dreamt of at the uni too, and altough they are so understanding at work they will eventually have to let me go if this doesnt go away. THats my main worry and probably stressing me out, which as you say doesnt help.

    I will go through all my symptoms on tues with the neurologist. I am just worried that more damage is occurring as time goes by, and that this wont get better. I am pretty sure the doc is right, its a virus of some kind, but some people on here have said that their problems started from a virus. I just dont want this for the rest of my life. I am not helping myself though as for recovery to take place you have to get on with things so your nerves and brain etc get back to normal, but its so hard to go out and do things because of how weak i feel. I can kinda cope with the aniexty and dizziness, but put that together with the feeling of weakness and i just cant handle going out of the house.

    My friend is back at work and he can even play football, but he still has big problems. We are very close and we drink at the same pub etc (well used to!) so maybe we have picked something up there?

    Anyway i will let you all know what goes on this tues. Thanks again for all your help and support. I feel somewhat better now :-)

    regards Jonathan

     
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    john,

    i think i really know how you feel. i am having alot of the same symptoms.
    mine all started when i was wrestling with this guy. after i got up i was really dizzy, and my vision was all messed up, i call it "scattered" cause its not blurry or double. its just hard for me to focus on things and stuff sometimes looks like its moving. anti-vertigo medicines like meclazine and valium dont help me. some of my symptoms are:

    -the scattered vision thing
    -Vertigo, but NOT spinning around, more of an imbalance. Often the sensation of falling backwards. neck sometimes hurts and back of head
    -pressure above and behind my eyes
    -sometimes i feel like there is pressure inside my forehead and i get really confused, when it passes im really really tired
    -hot showers and baths always make my symptoms worse
    -always wake up with numb hands
    -sensitivity to light


    im really scared. i had these symptoms back in october. they lasteed about 6 weeks then slowly slowly went away. they've just recently restarted and i dont know what to do. i just started a new job and its ruining my life. the only time i feel halfway decent is when im lying down in my bed. ive had tons of blood work and it all comes up negative. im seeing a nuerologist on thursday. even working at the computer makes my vision weird and causes some vertigo.

    if you ever wanna talk i think i know how you feel. im so worried and scared

    -Daniel

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    Old 03-01-2004, 05:34 AM   #8
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    Originally Posted by jonathanp
    I basically need some advice and reassurance from you guys please!

    I am a 21 year old male from England, UK. In October 2003 i was diagnosed with an ear infection in my left ear, i got some medication and it cleared up after about ten days. But I started getting severe symptoms in November 2003. It started with a feeling of being severely light-headed and off balance at work ( i work on my computer/VDU) . It scared me at first, but i thought oh it will go away, but it didnt. By dinner time i felt awful. I rushed home and just got on my bed and stayed there until i felt slightly better.

    Over that weekend i felt drained, very weird, light-headed and slightly sick at times. I managed to play football on the sunday and i felt ok, but in the evening i suffered badly and my condition worsened. For the following 3 weeks i felt 'spaced' out if you like. I suffered from constant dizziness and light-headedness. The doctors said i was suffering from vertigo due to a virus in the ear, and it would clear up in 10 days to 2 weeks or so. I was given betahistine dihydrochloride and stemetil (prochlorperazine maleate) for the dizziness - a months supply ( they didnt work at all for me). The strange thing is I didnt once feel as though the world was spinning around me.

    Eventually, after 3 weeks, i began to feel better and went back to work, as i thought the feelings had died off a little. I was very wrong....... The following week i was in bed constantly, just sleeping mostly. During the worst times i was confused, extremely fatigued, tired, my muscles ached so bad i couldn't walk at times, i had burning eyes, loss of appetite, strange uncontrollable eye movements, severe headaches, tingling sensations in my head, stiff neck, difficulty concentrating and choosing words, and bright light annoyed me. I was just knocked for six, the symptoms were back and were worst, i didn't even know who i was at times. I felt very very weird.

    I was sent to an ear, nose and throat specialist. After talking to him, he said to me 'march on the spot with your eyes closed'. So i did...... a little off-balanced, but i managed it comfortably. He said, you dont suffer from vertigo, you have had a virus, it sounds like viral meningitis. He sent me to see a neurologist a few days later. He said i was suffering from a virus (but not viral meningitis) which would take time to go. He sent me for blood test and a MRI brain scan just in case. At my friends house before christmas I vomited from the symptoms (before Christmas), as i felt very very light-headed and nauseated (not spinning around though).

    In the New year all the tests came back clear, and after christmas the neurologist rang me saying i should get back to normal activities, and start building my strength up.

    From around 10th January to around 17th Feb. 2004, i was getting out here and there, driving about, usually at night time as i feel a lot better. I didnt feel comfortable going out during the day, but at night i felt a lot better. I never went out properly though (day or night), only to peoples' houses. When i say 'properly' i mean out where this is a lot of things going on (stimuli - people, noises, fast moving things etc). During the day i felt worst......i felt like my head was not clear, everything i looked at just didnt seem to be 'right', its so hard to explain. I felt like ripping my head off at times! Its so frustrating. When i went out shopping i felt horrid. When i was in a shop i would look at things on a shelf, i felt ok at first, then the symptoms gradually built up, it felt like i couldn't look at one item on the shelf as my eyes moved involuntary all over the place, and i got frustrated, light-headed and scared and i felt like i had to get out of the shop quick. I didnt suffer from complete spinning sensations though, i just felt off balanced and had this constant fog in my head and eyes, and felt constantly light-headed with very small uncontrollable eye movements. At night it seemed to ease off a hell a lot.

    Since the 17th Feb 2004, the symptoms have come on a little stronger again. I am once again housebound and I am now getting more pressure and ringing in my left ear (occasionally). I dont suffer any form of hearing loss ( any that i can notice anyway). I am OK in the house, but I cant go out or drive again (day or night).

    I know there are many many things that can mimic Meniere's syndrome, but im just wondering if any of you know anyone, or if you have experienced a virus that has caused symptoms similar to meniere's syndrome. How long did they last? Did any of you have a virus similar to mine that then led on to the Meniere's syndrome? It does sound like a virus to me, as the symptoms i felt that week when i was tucked up in bed do sound viral, or did any of you guys suffer like this at first. I just need someone who knows what this feeling is like to help me. I am very very fortunate as i have only had one episode of vertigo. (it was very mild and lasted for about half a second, as i looked up away from the computer screen in fact). I was thinking it could be vestibular neurtitis (the viral infection of the ear), but i cant find any evidence of how long this lasts, or any cases of people having it etc.

    PS my close friend has exactly the same symptoms as me, and they started about 2 weeks before mine did. He is going through the same things, seeing specialists etc. Is it likely this is a virus he has given me? If so, is that more reassuring, as viruses do die after a few months (although this is the 4 the month now), or did anyone's Meniere's syndrome begin with a virus??

    Please please help as i am getting quite depressed, i am 21 years old, and i am just house bound 24/7. I used to be active, never tired, never down or depressed. Please help. I have not been told what is going on by the doctors properly yet, im just scared im going to have this for years. I am going back to the specialist this Tuesday ( the 2nd march 2004). If anyone can give me advice of what to tell him, please help.

    regards Jonathan
    Hi Jonathan, Man I have read hundreds of dizzy post and yours is closer to mine than any. I have been like this non stop since June 24, 2003, the last day I felt a part of this earth. I have been looking for things that make me feel better to no avail. Are these probs for you, showering in morning, riding not driving, morning in general, moving about opposed to sitting, I had an MRI done 4 weeks ago that showed my maxillery sinus completly closed. After 2 weeks of antibiotics and decongestants I feel the same. What scares me is I always thought that if you get sick you could get fixed by a doc, anything but cancer, boy was I wrong! I have seen so many doctors, spent my life savings, had to quit work, unemployment ran out last week. I dont know what to do. I will try Social Security but I doubt I get it which means I will have to work this way.

    Keep in touch

    Derek

     
    Old 03-01-2004, 09:08 AM   #9
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    ''Are these probs for you, showering in morning, riding not driving, morning in general, moving about opposed to sitting''


    the only thing that is bad for me in that list is moving opposed to sitting.

    not quite sure what you mean by riding not driving? If you mean being a passenger in a car then that is fine for me, i find driving more difficult. Before i had a relapse of this, the afternoons were the worst for me, the symptoms would die off around 6pm (ish) and i would feel ok at night, and i could drive around without feeling any symptoms. I thought it was something to do with daylight at first!!!!

    i wake up in the morning and i can feel something is not right straight away, and the symptoms gradually get worst towards dinner.

    When things are really bad, everything is difficult to cope with. Standing up is even hard to do. My mum has been away too, so ive been playing house wife doing all the jobs here, and thats hard to do when the 'brain fog' feeling kicks in along with unusual eye movements. Me and my friend seem to say 'everything blags my head!!' In other words everything annoys you, or aggrevates you, and you cant cope with things that happen around you.

     
    Old 03-01-2004, 09:11 AM   #10
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    go here for a better insight into things:

    [url]http://www.healthboards.com/boards/showthread.php?t=153727[/url]

     
    Old 03-27-2004, 01:06 PM   #11
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    Daniel i do not know how this works, but my symptoms are very similar to yours and dereks; the most then i've ever read over three years. reply to this if you got this message. bryan
    think i really know how you feel. i am having alot of the same symptoms.
    mine all stahis message.rted when i was wrestling with this guy. after i got up i was really dizzy, and my vision was all messed up, i call it "scattered" cause its not blurry or double. its just hard for me to focus on things and stuff sometimes looks like its moving. anti-vertigo medicines like meclazine and valium dont help me. some of my symptoms are:

    -the scattered vision thing
    -Vertigo, but NOT spinning around, more of an imbalance. Often the sensation of falling backwards. neck sometimes hurts and back of head
    -pressure above and behind my eyes
    -sometimes i feel like there is pressure inside my forehead and i get really confused, when it passes im really really tired
    -hot showers and baths always make my symptoms worse
    -always wake up with numb hands
    -sensitivity to light


    im really scared. i had these symptoms back in october. they lasteed about 6 weeks then slowly slowly went away. they've just recently restarted and i dont know what to do. i just started a new job and its ruining my life. the only time i feel halfway decent is when im lying down in my bed. ive had tons of blood work and it all comes up negative. im seeing a nuerologist on thursday. even working at the computer makes my vision weird and causes some vertigo.

    if you ever wanna talk i think i know how you feel. im so worried and scared

    -Daniel[/QUOTE]

     
    Old 03-27-2004, 02:37 PM   #12
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    Daniel i do not know how this works, but my symptoms are very similar to yours and dereks; the most then i've ever read over three years. reply to this if you got this message. bryan
    think i really know how you feel. i am having alot of the same symptoms.
    mine all stahis message.rted when i was wrestling with this guy. after i got up i was really dizzy, and my vision was all messed up, i call it "scattered" cause its not blurry or double. its just hard for me to focus on things and stuff sometimes looks like its moving. anti-vertigo medicines like meclazine and valium dont help me. some of my symptoms are:

    -the scattered vision thing
    -Vertigo, but NOT spinning around, more of an imbalance. Often the sensation of falling backwards. neck sometimes hurts and back of head
    -pressure above and behind my eyes
    -sometimes i feel like there is pressure inside my forehead and i get really confused, when it passes im really really tired
    -hot showers and baths always make my symptoms worse
    -always wake up with numb hands
    -sensitivity to light


    im really scared. i had these symptoms back in october. they lasteed about 6 weeks then slowly slowly went away. they've just recently restarted and i dont know what to do. i just started a new job and its ruining my life. the only time i feel halfway decent is when im lying down in my bed. ive had tons of blood work and it all comes up negative. im seeing a nuerologist on thursday. even working at the computer makes my vision weird and causes some vertigo.

    if you ever wanna talk i think i know how you feel. im so worried and scared

    -Daniel
    [/QUOTE]

    Daniel if all that happened after you were wrestling and you may have taken a blow to the head you might want to look into a condition called BPV. We have these little calcium deposits in our ears. They move around in a canal to help keep you balanced. Sometimes they fall out of the canel, like if you take a blow to the head. When this happens it will make you dizzy. Sorry I have forgoten the names of the ear parts. It is treatable. You will have to see a doc to figure what ear is effected and he will do an epley manever and then you will have some vestibuler therepy or exercises.

    Sorry for mis-spelled words. If you had VN or labs it would have started with a nasty infection or flu like symptoms. With BPV you will notice that you feel more dizzy when your head is in a certain position. Giving that info to doc may help determine what ear it is in. If you are dizzy all the time you may have a neurological prob. You should see a doc.

    Derek

     
    Old 03-27-2004, 03:27 PM   #13
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    Derek what do you mean by mornings and showers make it worse becuase showers kill me and noone else ever heard of that

     
    Old 03-28-2004, 05:18 AM   #14
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    Derek what do you mean by mornings and showers make it worse becuase showers kill me and noone else ever heard of that
    Dback, I feel bad all the time 24/7. In the morning when I get out of bed I feel more dizzy and spaced than I do when I go to sleep. I just feel really fatiged in morning. When I shower in the morning it makes me feel more ***** and spaced.

    Like the name, I guess the "d" stands for diamond.

    Derek

    I had no idea ***** was a bad word.

    Last edited by Bothrops; 03-28-2004 at 05:37 AM.

     
    Old 03-28-2004, 05:34 AM   #15
    Bothrops
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    Re: dizziness - meniere's / viral ear infection / vestibular neuritis - please help!!!!

    Hey Dback did you ever look into BPPV. go to inner ear disorders and post your story. Are you more dizzy when your head is in a certain possition?

    Talk to you later

    Derek

     
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