... So, I am a 21 year old who, for the past 9 months, has had recurring episodes of sudden hearing loss, and subsequently other really weird health problems.
It all started last February when firecrakers went off by my ear, which obviously led to cochlear damage and immediate hearing loss. Aside from severe depression, I had no problems after that for 2 months, until I became... (0 replies)
... Is MAV likely even though my dizziness has been fairly constant for 2+ months? (5 replies)
... known trigger. Head pressure and the off and on nature of attacks. You do not need to ever get headaches for this dx. ... (5 replies)
... Hi! I totally don't want to put a damper on you, but I wanted to answer your question. I have had the ear fullness/pressure for well over 2 years now. I have not had any relief. I have given up alcohol, and caffeine for a while, but I've been given in to having green tea. Nothing has really helped. I'm trying meds to help with the dizziness part, because that's the part that... (7 replies)
... I've read on this board about two things that have me curious. The first is alcohol making it worse. I had one glass of red wine last night for my birthday. It was the first alcohol I've consumed since the latest onset of these symptoms. ... (5 replies)
... hmmm... sounds like what i went through and ended up in hosp with a diagnosis of menieres disease. i wear a med alert bracelet and have valium and zofran for when i get an episode. also am on a no salt, no caffeine, no alcohol, no chocolate diet which seems to help. read the books written by "menieres man" and see is you can relate to his symptons. play around with your... (6 replies)
... Basically, my dizziness started August of 07 when out of no where my head started spinning one day...within a matter of days it had gotten so bad that I had to go to the ER. ... (22 replies)
... then its considered normal. I also find alcohol temporarily alleviates the symptoms. ... (3 replies)
... And when you say head pressure what do you mean. ... (18 replies)
... Thanks for the advice on low glycemic index carbs. I've googled it and am intrigued.
My sucralose experience started when I tried to limit my sugar intake over a year ago. I used it in place of sugar and within weeks was depressed, had heart palpitations, and high blood pressure. 20 minutes after eating Splenda, I would have a major attack (racing heart to 150bpm, sweating,... (7 replies)
... Hi quincy,
I don't exactly wear "ear plugs" when I go out for walks, but if it's cold (and especially windy), I wear ear muffs. When I was a kid I had the surgery to put tubes into my middle ear (they came out after a few months) because of frequent ear infections, and since then (even before all this stuff in the past year) I've worn ear coverings when it's cold (and it... (10 replies)
... I usually check the barometric pressure and most times than not it's very low. 99.8 today, but rising. My headache is starting to go away. Good thing, but I'm still up. ... (10 replies)
... first episode, cured me of it when I had an ENT perform it during the second episode. By "cured" I mean that I could no longer trigger the vertigo by turning my head back and to the right, or lying down, etc. ... (10 replies)
... I'm worse on really low air pressure days or when the weather systems are changing rapidly. We're in one now. Yesterday, my eyes were doing a weird tracking thing..... ... (10 replies)
... ve had periods of oscillopsia while walking down the street or eating something crunchy or clapping my hands. Can't easily walk a straight line while turning my head to look at things. ... (3 replies)
... ich was good, however, once again, every time i tried to reduce off the prednisolone i became quite unwell. At this point i was started on verapamil for my blood pressure as i have been unable to exercise. ... (9 replies)
... elp from any doctors at all. I had every test done known to man. All normal. But I strongly believe I have a inner ear disorder. All my symptoms came after a bad head cold in early 2008. I would like to talk to you more about this. I hope we can talk. Would love to have support from someone who knows how this feels. ... (9 replies)
... I wish I would've found your post before now - I noticed you posted this back in Jan... are you feeling any relief yet? I really hope so. If not... wanted to let you know that I totally understand and sympathize with your frustration. You are definitely not alone. Unfortunately I've had your exact same symptoms for about 15 months now. (I no longer feel pressure in my head... (9 replies)
... depersonalization, derealization. I have visual disturbances. I have pressure in my head. I can't have caffeine at all. Severe cognitive problems. ... (3 replies)
... Here's my story... I awoke about 2 months ago with what felt like fluid in my right ear, pressure, and I couldn't hear. The sound was like a "broken speaker" with TV static sound. The funny thing was that my ears were sensitive to loud sounds like the loud TV or music. I had a hard time understanding talk and had to ask "What?" a lot.
I thought oh great, an ear... (11 replies)