... Hi there Bren,
Sorry to hear you're still battling this. A few questions for you:
1-Are you on any meds?
2-Have you seen a neuro-otologist?
3-Do you have panic and anxiety that have been caused from this illness?
4-Do you get the feeling that things are not real? I have that and it can be scary at times
5-Do you feel lightheaded a lot?
6-Do you feel dizzy and like you... (43 replies)
... Hi all and thanks for reading. Just a quick note, I'm on my smartphone so please forgive the bad spelling and typos. I'm in the midst of a vertigo attack now, so I'm not really caring about my grammer. ... (0 replies)
... I also agree about the thyroid testing...I don't know about it causing vertigo, but I think it can cause dizziness. Ask the docs what they suggest testing...anything that could contribute to dizziness...anemia, etc. I also got a Lyme disease test. Syphilis can also cause dizziness. Rich posted a good list of what to get tested for on this site. But even with all the causes of... (21 replies)
... Can a thyroid problem also cause vertigo and dizziness? ... (21 replies)
... As we all know, vertigo and dizziness could be caused by a number of reasons. It's best to check out all the areas. ... (21 replies)
... that would be the best doc for testing your hormones and figuring that piece out. By the way, I would not suggest the pill as it can make migraines worse. ... (21 replies)
... I experienced my 1st vertigo spell in 2003. I had another spell in 2004. I am getting over my 3rd spell now. It hit Wednesday night. ... (21 replies)
... associated vertigo until proven otherwise through neurotologic testing. There is nothing to lose trialling migraine treatment, and everything to gain. ... (16 replies)
... of it being helpful with the vertigo. Maybe I should try to use more and see what happens. The compounding apothecary I get mine from knows more about women's hormones than anyone I know. ... (16 replies)
... Your assumption seems to be that most women with vertigo have MAV. Why is this? ... (16 replies)
... ... and the reason there are so many more women than men on dizziness forums.
I referred to this in another post, and thought I should post the abstract. The full paper is floating around on the web as well. If you need any assistance deciphering any part of it, just ask.
Association of progesterone receptor with migraine-associated vertigo.
Lee H, Sininger L, Jen JC,... (16 replies)
... I am a 54 year old and had my last period last November. I have had 2 miserable bouts of vertigo since. I started the last bout 5 weeks ago with no end in sight. It started even though I was on HRT. I stopped the HRT and I still have it. Any suggestions? ... (21 replies)
... magnesium for almost two months now. I started when I was going through some of my books on Natural Cures in relation to Vertigo. More than one of them said that Vertigo is sometimes caused by a Magnesium deficiency. So I decided to give it a try. ... (21 replies)
... The first time I had severe vertigo was shortly after giving birth, so maybe there is something to it. ... (21 replies)
... I also believe that vertigo could well be related to hormones. ... (21 replies)
... had a connection between hormones and their dizziness. I have heard that some women as they are approaching menopause can have vertigo. ... (21 replies)
... I have been dealing with the inner ear problems since 1998, long story really, first syptoms appeared as vertigo, didnt know what was going on was not actually diagnosed until about two years later. I was diagnosed with everything from panic attacks to depression. I was actually depressed but that was from having to put up with all the symptoms I was experiecing at the time. I... (23 replies)
... Thank you so much for your input. I think I mentioned that I will hit the two year mark in March 2014. I see you mentioned that you came into this right after having your child. That's similar to me too. My little girl was only 10 weeks old when I was hit with this. I feel I missed out on so much of her baby time. It's really sad for me. I wanted to be such a great... (19 replies)
... I completely understand about the driving thing. I love driving and wish I could feel good to do it again. I had just taken my mom to Splash Lagoon on a mini roadtrip in February 2012, just one month before getting this horrible thing. Thank you so much for getting back to me. I wish you a 100% recovery. Keep in touch. (26 replies)
... I know how it feels to think you're on the road to recovery only to have a relapse! There seems to be no rhyme or reason to it! I actually think that for women, hormones may play a part? ... (26 replies)