... Hello, I have been feeling unwell for almost 8 years now and things are getting to the point where I feel like I am dying. I do not know what is going on with me, so I am posting with the hopes that someone will recognize some of my symptoms and possibly identify what I might be going through. I am desperate and appreciate any and all comments.
In the beginning when this... (71 replies)
Just a thought as you mention head position "awkward angle and lying down" ) and dizzy, light headedness; Maybe ask an ENT about BPPV, 'Benign Positional Vertigo', of which an Epley manuever may alleviate. If it does, then that's the Dx.
Good luck here!
Russ (47 replies)
... Next it was the neurologist who said it was probably a bit of occipital neuralgia and that it might settle down. ... (47 replies)
... fallenleaf, you could be experiencing Trigeminal Neuralgia. It's medical definition is:TN (Trigeminal Neuralgia) is a pain that is described as among the most acute known to mankind. TN produces excruciating, lightning strikes of facial pain, typically near the nose, lips, eyes or ears.
Now, that may not be what you are expericencing, that's just my uneducated guess. I... (6 replies)
... It can cause referred severe, excruciating, disabling head and neck pains cause in effect trigeminal neuralgia and affect it's pathway. Why one clenches is open to debate but the effects are none less present in the patient. ... (22 replies)
... fluid popping from ears when pressure finally releases. ... (9 replies)