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Old 07-17-2005, 03:03 PM   #1
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A strange thing began this week. I went off my blood pressure meds back in April, due to insurance reasons. I was on micardis. Now after a week back on them, I am having dizziness, a very full feeling in the head, and periods of unreality. I am concerned of course, because now the first thoughts that come tom mind are that my lesions are actually tumors and growing. Or, even worse Herpes Encephalitis from the HSV-1 I contracted somewhere along the way. Also have been on a diet, which seems to be a part of the problem as well. Low blood sugar attacks...(which could cause the dizziness, mental confusion, etc.) Or is it all MS related????? Too many problems all at once. I haven't even been dx definatively yet.


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Old 07-17-2005, 03:36 PM   #2
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Re: Strange things....

I'm sorry you're having these problems. I think there is too much going on with your health for you to try to figure it out yourself or with our input. The symptoms you describe are concerning. I think you should call your doctor first thing in the morning and try to get an appt.

Try not to let your imagination run wild. I think people in general are prone to assuming the worst and we get worked up when there's no valid reason (at least that's often true for me!). Hopefully there is a simple explanation for what you are experiencing and you'll feel better soon.

Take care,

Old 07-18-2005, 09:28 AM   #3
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Re: Strange things....


Hope things are better for you by now. I would certainally check in with your doctor. I wish things where better for you the couple of months ago; going off of blood presure pills would worry me.

Hope the side of the high blood presure pills goes away soon. I'll be thinking about you.


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