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STEVE L
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DIZZINESS

Posted by @stevel, Oct 25, 2012

I HAVE WHAT DOCTORS CALL VERTIGO, IVE HAD ALOT OF TEST RUN. ALL THE DOCTORS WANT TO DO IS SUBCRIBE MEDS, WELL IM GOING BROKE BUYING MEDS NONE IVE TRYED WORKS. THEY SAY IT SOULD STRIGHTEN IT SELF OUTBUT I NEED TO GET BACK TO WORK. IVE BEEN OUT OF WORK NOW FOR 8 WEEKS AND I CANT TRUST MY SELF TO DRIVE, THE DIZZINESS STARTS WHEN I GET UP IN THE MORNINGS AND LAST ALL DAY AND WHEN I LAY DOWN TILL I FALL TO SLEEP. I CANT FOCUS EVERY THING I DO SEEMS TO BE A STRUGLE. SORRY FOR MISS SPELT WORDS MY MIND IS JUST NOT WORKING RIGHT NOW. ANY SUGESTIONS.

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renieg
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Posted by @renieg, Oct 25, 2012

Did you ask your doctor about excercises? My doctor did not mention them to me.
I found them on the internet and they help with SCCDS which causes dizziness


STEVE L
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Posted by @stevel, Oct 25, 2012

Yes i have tryed all the excercises. Nothing seems to help.


katzee
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Posted by @katzee, Nov 3, 2012

I just had a case of vertigo. I was referred to a vestibular physiotherapist. They will assess you, treat you and they will teach you how to treat yourself. I did not need any medications


funkynotes
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Posted by @funkynotes, Nov 12, 2012

There is an OTC medicine called Meclizine. It can be purchased at Walmart for very cheap. I have had vertigo my entire life. This is the only med that works.


Larry G
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Posted by @larryg1, Nov 22, 2012

Im going through same thing.


slmm44
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Posted by @slmm44, Nov 27, 2012

I also was recently diagnosed…I have all the symptoms you describe…it’s very frustrating…i will be going to vestibular therapy starting tomorrow…if helped after 1 session in the hospital….keep your spirits up…


bigskygal1
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Posted by @bigskygal1, Feb 21, 2013

Google BPPV and see if those are your symptoms. There IS relief available by doing the canalith procedure or Epley manipulation – non surgical!


Claudia11
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Posted by @claudia11, Apr 7, 2013

I have had constant vertigo for over 2 years. It started suddenly and has not ever really gone away. No BPPV, no tumors. One specialist said cervical vertigo another said possible vein compression of the vestibular nerve. I have been to 10 doctors in the Chicago area. My live is in ruins. Like you it lasts all day and I also have given up driving. Tried the exercises and they did not help. Also like you the doctors keep suggesting various medications but I am very sensitive to the side effects of the medications. At this point I am not sure what to do. Let me know how you are

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