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I Have Vertigo

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    Dizziness - I have had vertigo for about 2 1/2 years now. Doctors still can't find the problem. It gets really hard to deal with sometimes. I have a 2 year old daughter, and I am...
    BradT27 BradT27 26-30, M 9 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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    Unwanted Attack - My bad old friend is back. I was in my Accounting class last night when I suddenly felt dizzy, saw bubbles from nowhere and there's some ringing in my ears too...
    djulemei djulemei 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2010

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    18 Months Of Vertigenous Migraine - Although I vaguely remember fleeting and momentary vertigenous sensations, and I bad bout of labyrinthitis 25years ago, symptoms really started...
    ruthlovescrafts ruthlovescrafts 61-65 Mar 26, 2012

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    Basinger - I just found out i have verdigo. And my dr said i can't travel for 3 weeks. Well i was suppost to go on a trip with my friend in two weeks, when i told her i coundn't go...
    Basinger Basinger 31-35, F 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    Three Years Later....... - Hi everyone, A little over three years ago my life was turned upside down (literally). I was diagnosed with Meniere's and my whole world came to an...
    justsimplydizzy justsimplydizzy 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 16, 2013

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    Tired Of This... - I had my first episode 8 years ago and then it came back with a vengeance last spring. Mine is definitely a motion thing. I have motion sickness on top of it...
    Tlpick Tlpick 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2013

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    Me An Vertigo - In the last few weeks I have started getting vertigo again. The worst thing for me is it has cost me my independence. I have my own car an up to a couple of weeks...
    cher9 cher9 46-50, F 1 Response May 4, 2013

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    Finally Got A Diagnosis... - it's been four years now of being sick constantly every single day. I started to get allergies a few years ago before this all started so I started...
    kboone091590 kboone091590 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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    Vertigo - Last September I passed, or fainted for no reason at all. Broke my nose and gave myself two black eyes. I went to the hospital and the doctors there said they think I...
    Heather75 Heather75 31-35, F 7 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    Vertigo And The Earth - I have had vertigo since 1992. The first time I got out of bed and fell flat on my face. I went to many different doctors and had many different tests. I...
    mnlip1 mnlip1 56-60, F Apr 20, 2013

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    Will It Ever Go Away? - I had "dizzy" spells for most of my adult life....I didn't really realise just how much they were affecting me, when you have something frequently...
    lostbird lostbird 51-55, F 30 Responses Dec 14, 2007

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    Was Diagnosed For Vertigo - Tonight I saw a woman physiotherapist to find out if I have vertigo. She did a brief assessment on me. The week before I went to a male physiotherapist...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response May 24, 2012

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    I Hate Vertigo - I have had vertigo since mu senior year . It has been at least ten years. Recently, I was on vacation and was about to catch a flight back home when I got...
    carole28 carole28 26-30 4 Responses Aug 6, 2010

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    Help Me Please! - I am getting married in less then two weeks and my vertigo has came back. I have had vertigo for 7 years now and it comes and goes, but now i just need it to go...
    bride2be1 bride2be1 22-25, F 2 Responses May 3, 2010

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    Is This Vertigo? - About 5 days ago i woke up and i began feeling dizzy. I tried starting my day normally but as the day progressed, I've found myself to become more dizzy. I...
    PeterPendragon27 PeterPendragon27 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 13, 2013

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    Vertigo - When I have vertigo I get manic and hyper and inability to focus all the time. I get speeding and racing thoughts. I have a very, very busy brain. It keeps me up at...
    Alphabetical Alphabetical 18-21, F Jul 14, 2010

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    Never Thought Vertigo Could Be A Way Of Life - My vertigo began longer ago than I originally think. I really began noticing it two years ago. I had a pacemaker put in in August 2...
    TheoriginalPapaJ TheoriginalPapaJ 61-65, M 4 Responses Nov 5, 2013

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    Vertigo - I have had vertigo off and on now since I was about the age of 9, I often feel like the whole world is slanted and I'm going to fall downwards but I have no loss of...
    Feistywizard Feistywizard 18-21, M Oct 29, 2012

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    Feel Helpless And Depressed - Hi, Ive had vertigo for about 5 months going on 6 months now. About 1 out of 7 days I feel almost normal. Ive not been working all this time either...
    shaelynne shaelynne 36-40 2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    Very Dizzy - when i first started feeling dizzy was on Monday by tuesday i was feeling nausea and vommitting... i was taking to the emergency room they thought it may be a stomach...
    delicaterose delicaterose 36-40, F Dec 24, 2008

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    Just The Beginning - I have had vertigo for the past 2/1/2 weeks I guess i I need to hear from others going thru it, have'nt work my job entails walking and transporting...
    lavendayla lavendayla 51-55 3 Responses May 18, 2013

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    My vertigo isn't as bad as other cases I've seen on here. Nonetheless, once it was so terrible I couldn't get out of bed and I felt worse than if I was drunk. It makes me giddy and...
    Singtherain Singtherain 22-25, F Jan 9

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    22 Years Old With Chronic Vertigo. Almost Two Years. - My story began on January 13th, 2012. I was a 20 year old visiting my now ex-boyfriend up in Washington and woke up with the...
    dizzyforever dizzyforever 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 16, 2013

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    Dizzy And Tired Of It - i began 2 feel dizzy about 9 years ago. have had extensive testing (MRI'S, vestibular water testing, tests for ear crystals, etc. Dr. can't pinpoint the...
    boppy60 boppy60 66-70, F 2 Responses Apr 21, 2013

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    and I really think I am cracking up! It has been about 5 months and since then I had to stop working(I am a waitress and bartender), kind of hard to do when things won't stop...
    dizzywoman dizzywoman 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    I have a virtigo since 2 years now I"ve been seen a great ent that he put me on an antiviral (acyclovir) for couple years . based all my test that I had go trough different...
    Marinella1 Marinella1 36-40, F Jan 10

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    Never Had This Before... - My vertigo started approx one month ago. The room started spinning and I felt nauseous. It happened again exactly 2 weeks later. Since then, I have been...
    Jennifer136 Jennifer136 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 17, 2011

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    Surprise! Vertigo. - The morning my vertigo began, I noticed I had been sleeping with my neck in a terribly awful cricked position. I sat up, disoriented, and the room was spinning...
    Jeanette999 Jeanette999 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 13, 2013

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    The 24/7 Carnival Cruise - I am suffering from vertigo since May. I have been going from doctor to doctor with no result. I was told yesterday  I may have positional vertigo. All...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 11 Responses Aug 17, 2011

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    Advice - I've had vertigo for several years, but most recently it has been steady for about 4 months.  I'm just looking to hear any other experiences and how they cope.  It seems...
    ylancour ylancour 41-45 1 Response May 4, 2011

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    Advice - I've had vertigo for several years, but most recently it has been steady for about 4 months.  I'm just looking to hear any other experiences and how they cope.  It seems...
    ylancour ylancour 41-45 May 4, 2011

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    Wobbly Boots - I've had vertigo for 6 years now, i can`t drive, house work is almost impossible, pegging washing is frightening my whole world has changed, going shopping i have to...
    rosemarytaylor rosemarytaylor 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2013

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    Spinning Craziness - Vertigo for me has been really hard to deal with.  I feel like I am spinning and everything is turning and I feel like passing out.  My right side of...
    Neveah Neveah 16-17, F 9 Responses Jun 18, 2008

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    I haven't been diagnosed with Hemi but I'm pretty sure I have it. I'm a 17 year old girl and I do pay attention to my body a lot. About a year a go I really started to notice how...
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    I'm 21 years old, currently away at college. The only family I have is my mother, and we've been literally poor for about a year now. The thing is, we sold one house 7 years ago...
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    So I had scolisis surgery, rod placement and then removal due to osteomyelitis. The rods were taken out and I still have a slight curve of 19º, a rib hump, leg discrepancy, etc...
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    I don't have any friends. I used to. I actually had quite a lot when I was in high school. But that was 5 years ago, and I'm in college, have a boyfriend and a busy job. They all...
    RunningFree32 RunningFree32 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with Polycythemia Vera nearly 5 years ago. I am 59. I have phlebotomies every 3 months and take Hydrea 500 mg 2 x day. I struggle mostly with the fatigue. I was...
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    in like all kinds. My aunt and uncle hate me and I have to stay with them lots of times. They hate when I bother them and make them work and they let it feel me. I just have to...
    SabrinaInTears SabrinaInTears 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    h e got in touch through facebook, he hadn't changed much and we arranged to meet for a drink. didn't plan anything but he told me he wanted to have me again so I went back to his...
    kirstyisback kirstyisback 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I always had vivid dreams but after my son was born they have become extremely vivid and when I wake up I remember them. I had serious, serious nightmares last night I woke up and...
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    Lately, I have been having memory losses. I don't remember a thing that I did this past Saturday other than doing a research project in the morning and leaving the library. The...
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    Ever since I was 14 I've had night terrors and gripping anxiety attacks that leave me breathless and immobile. 6 years later, after countless therapy sessions and medications...
    ToWhomItMay ToWhomItMay 18-21, F 26 mins ago

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    I've been telling it for a while now, but this is me. There are over 70 parts including what I love, what I hate, what I've been through, and all the creative bits of writing...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 10 hrs ago

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    I have a crush.. My friend likes the same person as me.. Should I tell her?
    itzlexx itzlexx 16-17, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I have a crush on one of my really good friends Matthew. Hes kind of a manwhore though and he can be an *** sometimes. But i feel like the times when he's nice or does stupid...
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    I did not want to admit this to myself.. Unfortunately, it's true. It's just awkward since I can't imagine us together ever, I also see him every day, and we have different tastes...
    Professionalgriefer Professionalgriefer 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    i have never though of myself as beautiful. as people make fun of me for being tall and having a healthy skinny figure. :/
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    I hardly have any friends that do drugs plus I'm a Mormon (not really)? I think the main reason I do drugs is to battle my anxiety
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