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Dizzy spells

Postby Meegs » Sun Jul 05, 2009 6:31 pm

Hi everyone,

So the last 2 weeks i've been experiencing random dizzy spells. Like it just sweeps over me, lasts about a minute then goes away. It's not every day... and i'm always sitting when it happens.

I've never had this before... has anyone else experienced something similar?

I'm about to head to Europe for my vacation and the last thing i need is a new symptom.

Hope you're all keepin' cool!

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Postby LoveActually » Sun Jul 05, 2009 7:48 pm

I experience dizzy spells daily. Some are right when I stand up, some are when I'm standing, and some when walking around. They're not bias, they come when they want. Mine don't last as long as your's though, maybe 10-15 seconds.

Most of the time, they're accompanied by blurred/tunnel vision. I can't say for sure if this is a symptom of MS as I have not been "officially" diagnosed yet. I just thought I'd share my experience. You're not alone.
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Postby Loobie » Mon Jul 06, 2009 4:37 am

I'm almost constantly dizzy. It sucks, but you can manage and get used to it. Sometimes it gets to the point where I have to close my eyes and just wait it out so I can eat and keep doing what I was doing. Exercise is the only non pill thing I've ever taken that can get rid of it.
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Postby Bubba » Mon Jul 06, 2009 12:49 pm

LoveActually wrote:Most of the time, they're accompanied by blurred/tunnel vision.


Yes I get them. Usually accompanied by blurred/tunnel vision. I always know when they are comming on, as the infamous "brain fog" preceeds it. Like Lew, I just work through it. I have sort of gotten used to it now...
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Re: Dizzy spells

Postby itaska21 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:34 pm



Wow! I'm glad I came back today to the site 8O .. Ive been having dizzy spells now for approx. 6weeks, with the blurry vision and sometimes nausea. But I dont see the room spinning around.. It seems to reside solely in my head, if that makes sense. I notice them happening while in the shower leaning my head back to rinse my hair, lying down on a very flat surface with no elevation of my head, and sometimes just spontanoeusly without doing anything to bring them on. Cog. fog is crazy. I forget how to spell words, conduct tasks associated with my work using software that i've used for 5yrs.. I have been putting off going to the dr., hoping it will just go away after a period of time
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Re: Dizzy spells

Postby andreagwolford » Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:48 am

It's a very common Sx of MS. It is called vertigo. Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy is the most popular non-drug treatment for vertigo in MS. It's so effective that patients don’t need medical interventions to overcome their dizziness after it.
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Re: Dizzy spells

Postby bananana » Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:50 am

yes i get dizzy spells just like that randomly. But they last maybe 15-20 sec. I just learned to live with it. Kind of just dont panic and wait for it to pass.
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Re: Dizzy spells

Postby want2bike » Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:43 am

At one time I had dizzy spells and double vision. I had my amalgan(mercury fillings) and root canals removed and haven't had a dizzy spell or double vision. I you have a lot of amalgams or root canals that could be the problem.

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Re: Dizzy spells

Postby zjac020 » Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:49 pm

Im very curious about the root canal connection.

I had two root canals and crowns done in 2003, front right incisor and one of the lower front left teeth. They used gold posts and porcelain pieces. I cant stay I've every hard dizzy spells etc or any problematic symptoms up until now though (over 10 years later).

Im currently CIS for RRMS, and what I do notice is that I get a second or two of dizzy spells with sudden movements (getting up quickly, change of direction quickly etc). Its fairly common amongst all health people too, but I notice it now occurs with movements that previously wouldn't cause it.

Im looking in at getting the root canals removed and replaced with zirconian implants, as I believe the theories that they definitely cannot be healthy for the body. Its just so bloody expensive. Maybe an option would be to do one at a time. The most surreal thing though, is that for years after having the root canals and crowns done I've had recurring nightmares always of the same type...I dream im pushing my lower teeth out and against my upper teeth in order to break the upper crown. Sounds silly, but as dreams go they used to be pretty scary. Im wondering if my body was trying to tell me something....

Anyone else had root canals removed?
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