I’m sorry that you have vertigo, Ruth! I am sure that is terrible. Thank-you for sharing what you use and I hope that you can find something that is more effective. Hopefully, someone here can offer some advice that will help!
I had an acute onset of vertigo (stood up, did a faceplant into the wall, couldn’t walk for 2 days), that was additional evidence that I probably have MS. Went to the ER and they did a CT and saw “greater brain atrophy than expected for age.” No MRI was done at that time. My vertigo was worked up by a neuro-ENT, physical therapist, etc., and finally, the MD said, “It’s not your inner ear, you need a neurologist.” I am dizzy and nauseated if I look up, bend over or when I turn my head to the right while lying down. Drugs like meclazine don’t help. I have learned to live with the dizziness and feeling like the house is turning upside down, by not making those movements. I have a prescription for Zofran (anti-nausea) to take if I need it. This has been going on for 2 years. I can’t do yoga or I’ll fall down. It’s miserable.
My recent episode is not completely resolved. I had an MRI showing no new MS activity, which was a relief. Apparently I have some cerebellar scarring (already seen) which combined with otoliths displacement makes episodes more prolonged!
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