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Head pressure, Spaced out, foggy, dizzy, fatigue, top neck ache

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 27, 2008
  • 09:49 PM

Hello

A month and 1/2 ago i started feeling constantly spaced out, and cognitively deficient. A couple of days after i started feeling a constant dull headache... almost like it's brain pressure. A week after that i realized how the dull headache would radiate from the base of my skull / top of my spine and spread through out my head. Now my whole neck aches and the the dull ache at the top of my spine / base of my skull and head intensified slightly.

i use to enjoy intellectual conversation but now find it somewhat difficult because of frequent brain ****s, memory gaps and I feel mentally slow. I constantly have to wrestle with a shortened attention span and a spaced out feeling with passive meditation. I also feel like everything in my head registers things much more slowly... verbally and visually. Sometimes i make really stupid decisions like looking for milk in the co bard... as if i'm so spaced out that i do things without before i think about it..

some history:
I use to be a gym freak until 6 months ago. 2 years ago, While working out i use to feel a pinched nerve in my neck... one time i got really sick after immediately after a gym session where i was lifting heavy overhead. I was in the Navy so they just handed me Tylenol and sent me back to work. I was so sick i could barely move and my neck was aching... I had a lot of cold sweaty nights. It lasted about 5 days and i lost 20 pounds. i thought it was the flu but my two overweight friends saw how skinny i was and ( I s**t you not) decided to lick the rhym of the cup i was drinking out of but never got sick. When i got somewhat healthy I went back to the gym and the same less intense symptoms showed up again.. but i felt my neck hurting first. so i stayed out the gym for a month.

also, i expirimented with Pot this year from June till September.. then again in the beginning of November for a week. But i know people with who smoked for a decade and don't share my symptoms.

unfortunately i can't go to the doctor at the moment because i don't have health insurance. (No you don't get it once out the Service) Can anyone help me out, i've been reading forums all week and didn't get a diagnosis. Does anyone have any information or know where i can ask around?

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  • I have also been feeling this way for years now. Like a constant drunk feeling. I regularly get nose and throat infections. I have not had a car accident or anything like that. No acidents at the gym. I do suffer from sleep disorders though and went to a nurologist years ago for that. But everytime I go to my doctor I get fobebd off with something or another. I have been tested for diabeties, vit b-12, ME, chronic fatigue syndrome. All sorts. But it really effects my day to day life... I find it hard concentrating at work. Makes silly mistakes. I too look for things in silly places, or I will be looking right at it and not see it... I forget if I have said something to someone. Things like that. Constantly tired and spaced out. Its horrible! Its really getting me down. And it seems the non one understands. I feel depressed for no reason! Its so so so so wierd. My last diagnoses was adult azbergers!!! Absolute rubbish! My doctor said basically there is no cure, you just have to live with it... Well I am not sure how much longer I can without going completely insane! Needless to say I have changed doctors and am off to see them next week... Even while typing this I feel wierd. I fullness feeling in my ears and that half drunk half sober feeling... Not sure if anyone else gets this... but guilt feelings? From nothing... you go out and have fun or something but feel terribly guilty the day after.... EEEaaak!!!!!!!!!Hey Dude,Im the same, see my post on page 1.I also get the 'Guilt Feeling'. I dont think its guilt, its just alcohol/hangovers makes you feel incredibly anxious. This constant 'FullHead' that most of us feel is obvioulsy making us depressed/anxious etc so most of the symptoms that we qoute to the doctors appear as if it could be anxiety or depression. I usually go out every fri with my mates and the hangover lasts for days, shakey, anxious, nautiuos and just a bizarre feeling as if iv done somthing wrong ha, its insane!Few things to try:Do you drink plenty of water ? I was seeing a ciroprachter and he mentioned being dehydrated makes you feel dizzy/light headed and can make the muscles in the back of your neck/base of your skull ache and spur on headaches.Other things I was thinking of were eye strain, If i close my eyes i dont feel so bad, sounds odd but try it!!Also posture, if you feel at the base of your skull where it joins your neck, either side of there is always tight and stiff, even though I keep myself fit. I drive alot and sit at my desk, all crunched up, just habit, this could be causing the tension feeling.You've defo hit the nail on the head tho matey, the 'Hungover Feeling'. It does feel like that, almost as if youve had a couple of pints, or even the morning after.Hang in there bud!Keep the post going, its good listening to other people who have the same probs... Mabye someone might get an answer to what it could be!
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  • Hi Everyone,I too am in the same boat and firstly I just want to say how much I empathise with everyone who is going through this, it sucks big time! Plus it can be really hard to explain how you feel to others, which can make the experience even worse because nobody understands.I have had this for around two years now. It all began after I went to see an osteopath who manipulated my neck and obviously he did not do a very good job and/or my body did not respond well at all. As a result I strongly advise you to stay away from neck crackers, they can do more harm than good! I also find it interesting, having read other people's posts, that they too have had some neck involvement. It has been a very difficult journey since then. I have tried so many avenues to get relief; doctors, neurologists, massage, herbs, psychologists, i have had scans, blood tests and more, and like many others I too have not yet found relief. However I am not giving up! I will hang in there and keep trying to find something that will lift the fog. I am determined not to let this ruin my life, even though it can be terrible, I am determined to do what I can to help myself. I think the best thing is to get a thorough check up from your GP to rule out anything sinister and also make sure your fog is not coming from anxiety or depression. If you get the all clear with these things then do your best not to be afraid of the sensations. Fear of it makes it worse and constantly focussing on it makes it take over your every waking moment. The more you pay attention to the fog, the more you get consumed by it. Do your best to distract yourself and don't be too ******n yourself if you're a bit slow, confused etc. be gentle, patient and keep asking for help and support. You may just stumble accross someone who can help you. I know it is extremely hard, but you posess a power within you that is bigger than this discomfort so please try not to let this problem ruin your life.I salute all of us because we are trying to find ways to help ourselves and I am hopeful that something will work eventually.Warmest Wishes;Michelle
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 16, 2009
    • 09:50 AM
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  • I have been suffering with this for 14 years. I was one of the top 3 state troopers in my state. Im here to tell you that this gets worse. The fog was there for many years, after 13 years it turned into horrific fatigue. I am now out of work. I have had 5 sleep studies, 2 MRI's multiple, multiple tests. They can find nothing. I did as a kid have some pain in my neck. When I turn my head I can feel/hear a grinding sort of thing. Yet the scans show nothing out of the ordinary. WE all here are saying weird stuff in the neck. This cant be depression or anxiety. I was happiest person in world before this hit me, LITERALLY over night. I have lost many things due to this, including a wonderful career but I am not giving up yet. Anyone here wake up feeling way better if they wake up on stomach? That is about only thing I notice has helped slightly. As for all these theories on yeast, anxiety etc. Been there, tried them all with doctor, waste of time.
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    • October 23, 2009
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  • I have been suffering with this for 14 years. I was one of the top 3 state troopers in my state. Im here to tell you that this gets worse. The fog was there for many years, after 13 years it turned into horrific fatigue. I am now out of work. I have had 5 sleep studies, 2 MRI's multiple, multiple tests. They can find nothing. I did as a kid have some pain in my neck. When I turn my head I can feel/hear a grinding sort of thing. Yet the scans show nothing out of the ordinary. WE all here are saying weird stuff in the neck. This cant be depression or anxiety. I was happiest person in world before this hit me, LITERALLY over night. I have lost many things due to this, including a wonderful career but I am not giving up yet. Anyone here wake up feeling way better if they wake up on stomach? That is about only thing I notice has helped slightly. As for all these theories on yeast, anxiety etc. Been there, tried them all with doctor, waste of time.Suffering for 14 years is so long. I was a happy laid back person too that got hit all of the sudden and been the same ever since. I just started taking flying lessons and ended up quiting with all these symptoms I have now. I've lost the thrill for doing anything.
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    • October 28, 2009
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  • Hey there. I have the same feelings, never spoke to anyone about it. Some days are better than others etc.. but i get the same, like I'm drifting around in some crazy dream. spaced out etc... I find it goes away when I'm around friends and i completely forget. maybe that's the key, dunno. even now as i type too I'm feeling a bit weird. I also find it goes away after going for a bike ride and burning as much energy as i can, and then doing it again until i am physically sick. Gives me relief for a day or so them i fall back into it and cant be bothered to get back on my bike again even though I know it will fix it. mind over matter I suppose. One of the main things that bugs me about it is my constant negative thought process, going over things things i have said again and again. Maybe its a combination of depression and lack of excersize?? could be so, i have decided what i am going to do.1.) excersize as much as i can for a day (without being sick)2.) quit smoking3.) read books to take my mind off iti will let you know how i get on, and which is the best course of action...motivation is my key i think.. getting away from PC's i think is another. fresh air and a hobby..i want my life back
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  • Hi I have also had these exact symptoms for the past 20 years and through trial and error I am 95% certain I have found the answer - I think that everyone who posts on this site owes it to others to at least try this and post back the results so that others can benefit from this terrible condition.I basically have all these symptoms and have found a connection between everything even the injuries at the gym etc and how this effects what happens - there seems to be a cause and effect situation that is making people look in differant directions when everything is related.Ok here is my story - as a child I had learning difficulties & was always fed up which is not normal for a kid and always had a lack of energy and purpose which has changed been better or worse at differant times in my life - I am also a worry wort - I worry all the time.As a kid i had a very bad diet loads of sugar daily and not much good stuff - fast foward to teen years - whenever I had a beer sessions used to feel down for days after and would take me many days to recover - the foggy head confusion etc was always much worse - not like my mates who could go on weekly benders and function well at work etc.Adult years pretty similar - foggy head feeling depressed lack of motivation - visited every kind of doctor over a 20 year period who could find nothing wrong = conclusion depressed and anxiety - personality disorder and hypocondriaMy instincts told me that there was something being this - as my brother etc eas not depressed so why should i be depressed and why should i be fed up fpr big periods of my life.Ok so i visited a chiropractor one day for a back pain injury and told her all my symptoms - foggy head - feeling off balance - dehydrated - feeling of bouncing - like you get at bottom of elavator - depression - foggy head - feeling as in surreal world - bad memory - no focus - cant concentrate - low boredom level - pins and needles - dry skin - dry skin of scalpe - headaches constant - lethargy - craving sweet things etc etc She did tests on me and asked if i had considered that I may have candida and that I try a candida diet - I was a bit upset to be honest as I thought it cannot just be diet my symptoms are too serious - but then thought why not give it a try.The results were amazing - for the first two weeks i felt worse than I had ever been but this was the candida die of after that I felt great and when I thought about my past it all made sense. What I had got was systemic candida that lives in your brain blood etc and effects all your bodies systems. straving the yeast was very hard i can only imagine it is like a drug withdrawal - you get cravings for sugar like you would not believe.Ok so what is this - the candida loves sugar it thrives on it - when it is dying as it is alive it makes you want to it eat as it wants to survive no matter what.do not think this is going to be easy to truly get rid of it you will have to be so scrict even a slight amount of sugar will put you back to square one.So my high sugar diet as a kid and teenager made it easy for candida to thrive. when you go to bed at night and sleep 8 hours some of the candida starts dying and it ferments just like beer this is where the drunk and hungover feelings come from also drinking beer feeds it and adds to this effect.Ok what is the GYM connection - I believe that these people were already predisposed to getting candida - i wonder how many of them have a high sugar diet through there energy drinks etc -however candida has trouble living in a healthy body so the fact that they could train means that they kept it a bay - but when they got injured and had to stop the candida took over!Please lets try and help each other if you do this and it works don't just dissapear we owe it to everyone who is suffering to post the results and the more people that do this the more people will be convinced of this.for some reason people dont want to believe that it is candida - maybe they want it to be more serious or maybe the reality of the diet is too much for some so they try and kid themselves that it is something else.Make no mistake to do this properly will be one of the hardest things you have done you cant even drink tap water and half hearted efforts do not work.As a test dont eat and just drink bottled wated for 24 hours if you get these really bad die off symptoms you can be pretty sure this is the cause.
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  • I have similar symptoms that seem to be triggered after eating a lot of wheat/gluten and or sugar. Seems to be certain foods trigger it or when I have eaten a lot of these foods and they've built up in my system. Foggy head, jittery, pressure at the top back of my neck & head & around sinuses. I suffer from frequent migraines which usually stem from tension in the same place at the back of my neck. Often, if I tilt my head back, there is a loud click that seems to relieve some of the pressure. The migraines are often triggered by stress but I am beginning to see a connection to particular foods I eat & am thinking they are both connected somehow. I also get random pain in my ears every now and then- it feels like someone is sticking a knitting needle in my ear. Also sensitivity to sounds- not all the time but usually when I get the ear aches. I've just started Alexander Technique lessons for the neck pain/migraines & this was recommended to me by a Neurologist (I've had CT Scans, MRI, X ray etc.). But I definitely agree with the person who mentioned Candida. I've read this before and it makes perfect sense to me. So many adults are developing or discovering food intolerances etc. or reactions/symptoms that are a result of their diet. I'm definitely going to try an anti candida diet and also try eliminating wheat & gluten to see what difference it makes.It makes sense because it's all connected- sinus, ears, nose, neck, head. Sinus pressure, ear ache, headache, dizziness, nausea, brain fog, fatigue, even depression & anxiety. FOOD people! Look at your diets! I will post again & let everyone know if I have any results with the anti-candida and anti-wheat & gluten diet.I'm sure there won't be one answer for everyone and most likely there will be several things we can do to help relieve these symptoms but I think diet is a great place to start...
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  • I suffered whiplash from an auto accident and have pain at the base of my skull, dizziness/vertigo, headache, etc. I had the MRI, I saw the neurologist, I went to a Dizzy and Balance specialist. I was finally referred to an ENT specializing in dizziness. My diagnosis is Vertigo Associated Migraine. Most doctors don't know what this condition is and so it's highly misdiagnosed. There are no tests for it. They rule out everything else to determine this is what you have. Migraine doesn't mean "headache." My symptoms of a Migraine start with neck/base of head pain, then dizziness which results in a spaced out/foggy feeling, then headache. The dizziness can last for weeks because the migraine can last for weeks. It's possible some of you with pain in the neck/base of skull did injure your neck and now have migraines as a result. MRI will not show this kind of damage as its soft tissue damage. Best of luck and don't give up. The treatment plan if I can't manage the symptoms is anti-depression meds (they don't know why it works..but they claim it works), which I won't take. I don't need to deal with the side-effects which could be worse than what I'm feeling now. I've found releif thru accupuncture and chiro.I had whiplash still dealing with vertigo. Not sure if whiplash is the cause. Vertigo went away last year but came back in April 2010. Dr ENT thinks inner ear problem. Are you feeling better? Did you find a cure?
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  • TO ALL ON THIS THREAD: I am going to suggest a B12 serum test for all of you. It should not be below 550. Below this can cause neuropsyciatric symptoms. B12 deficiency causes spinal degeneration. Classic symptoms are brain fog, weakness, tiredness, stomach issues, pain, shooting/electric spasms/pain. Muscle spasms, numbness is extremities. There are many more. I had pain in places I didnt even know were a problem. Places where I had the beginning of arthritis that had not given me an ounce of pain. They all showed up. Neck first. Pain in base of neck that radiated up over top of head to eyes. Eye and spot on face that twitched. Head pressure. I ended up with symptoms from head to toe. Lived with vertigo for years, and when crashed with B12 daily!! Fun Wow. Stumbling gait, slurred words and thinking. Eye focus probs. Cold intolerance. Nausea. Light intolerance. Depression/Anxiety, Chest pain. Anger and no energy. This condition mimics MS. I also had many, many tests with no results. All negative. No doctor ever went to B12. There are other tests to confirm B12 deficiency. Homosystene, uMMa, plus the B12 serum. If you are already supplementing with B12 it will not give you a true reading. There is a thread on this site "B12 deficiency commonly misdiagnosed" check it out. Here is an information link about this condition. Do not post there go to above thread if you have any questions.As you read this info think back 5 or 10 years. Small symptoms will appear to you that you have just put off because of age or doing too much. You'll see. http://forums.wrongdiagnosis.com/showthread.php?t=62327Check out all the basics and the list of symptoms. You will be amazed at how much b12 covers.
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    • September 5, 2010
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  • Foggy and spaced out feelings could be due to anxiety and/or depression. Antidepressants often works very well for that. Or try therapy.
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    • October 27, 2010
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  • hi my name is joshua and for the past two months or so i felt the same way . foggy head dizzyness and jus plain dumbness lol i havent got around to go to the doctors but definately going after i read about the brain tumor side effects ...i was wondering if you have the side effects when you are working or you just dont notice them as much? please get back with me thank you .Okay I've had this before. I must say I've heard multiple theories including a dying ego which I dont believe. However I heard one that seemed to help. Currently I take perscription drugs to combat depression. Someone told me "foggy head" can sometimes be caused to a depletion of (Coenzyme) cq10. Cq10 is hard to explain. They have cq10 in supplement form but with the side effects, I don't recommend taking it. Instead, take the vitamins and minerals your body needs to replace the lost cq10. I currently take a multivitamin (Naturemade) and a complex B vitamin (Generic). It seems to help. (I like "naturemade" because it doesnt have iron which causes severe stomach cramps and in excess can kill you. It's downside is that it doesn't have any b vitamins.) I also heard it might be too much "blue light" or electronic use. So to add I made sure I was getting enough sleep. I unplugged all electronic items. I even sacrificed my phone. Eventually things started to get better. I started getting back to normal about two weeks ago. I can't explain what it is but limiting electronics and taking multivitamins seems to work. To be honest, last week, I aced my midterms and pulled myself out of the rut which could have singlehandedly ruined my college experience. I would have had to go the junior college level. Talk about a nightmare. I seriously think it is a "Condition" It may not be long term but it sure can ruin someones life. "I've posted here before experiencing these symptoms; so if you some how get better, let others know what worked for you. This is what worked for me. Also I thought it might be stress related so I at random talked to a relative about my worries. Hope you all get better.
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  • Hello guys, i felt exactly the same until i read this thread and its helped me a lot.Basicly it is depression/stress and i have been told by my doctor when you feel like this just to concerntrate on your breathing, very long deep breaths in, very long deep breaths out. keep doing that and tell yourself its your mind playing tricks on you. If you have a bag to breath into that also helps.I think when this happens you may be hyperventilating so the breathing calms you down and sorts your head out.If i have helped at least one person by typing this it was worth it!Cheerio!
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    • December 6, 2010
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  • I cant beleive it !! I have been feeling like this for 3 weeks now . Came on very quickly one afternoon thought it was to do with my diabetes but it wasn't.Get lots of pressure in my head like someone has there hands on my head and is pressing hard i feel spaced out dizzy at times.Eyes blurring neck and shoulder aches and main pressure at base of my skull!!Suffer a bit with panicks and depression but this is different it is awful have a bit of ear ache and head feels heavy all the time doctor said viral and should clear up in a few weeks but i dont think so.Convinced myself it is a brain tumour and getting very low with it!! Unlike some of you though i dont go to the gym...
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  • BREAKTHROUGH!!!Thank God. I will talk about my situation only. I hope this benefits others.Stressful Situation(s) --> Tension Headache --> Migraine and Neck Soreness --> Foggy Head/No concentration?Balance --> Not knowing what cure is --> Anxiety/Depression --> More Stress --> RepeatRule #1: Do not hurt myself or others. This situation was extremely tough and very frustrating. And it zapped away energy completely. I first had to recognize that I was NOT ALONE in this. I have THIS BOARD to thank for that.Rule #2: Do not let this control my life. Determine that I am going to beat this thing and everything is going to be all right. OK, ready?One of the biggest hurdles is figuring what this is. I do not know what the name of this is, but just like it has multiple layers to get into the situation, there were multiple layers to getting out.Problem #1: Neck Pain on One SideSymptom: For me, one of the biggest issues was the neck soreness and the throbbing around the eyes and forehead. Solution: An Occipital Nerve Block Injection to the back of the head and/or at the base of the neck (this is delivered by a pain management specialist). This can only be done every 6 months, because it has a steroid in it, but it DEFINITELY helped. After the injection, I was able to turn my head in both directions (and up!) without my head throbbing. If no prescription, Advil or Aleve provided a short term relief. With a prescription, Propanolol also provides temporary relief after three days. Any type of caffeine made things worse.I also had some tightness in my shoulder from a strained muscle while working out, so I had an injection in my trapezius muscle. That also helped a great deal.Problem #2: Tightness in the Scalp causing inability to balance and concentrateSymptom: If I pulled my scalp out a little bit, I immediately felt my shoulders relax. The fact that this is scalp-related explains why there was nothing found on the CT and MRI's that I had done to the sinuses and head. :-/Solution: This is going to sound totally weird, but bear with me. There are locations around the country and specialize in Migraine headache relief. Before reading the next paragraph, check out these two links: http://www.migrainesurgerycenter.com/ and http://www.americanmigrainecenter.com/index.shtml.They first start off with two Botox Injections to the scalp in trigger points to calm those nerves. This makes sense and usually is covered by insurance. If no insurance, call an office and get an estimate. See if they can set up a payment plan. If not, there are neighborhood clinics that may be able to refer to a public entity who can provide assistance. One of the very long term solutions is migraine surgery. I would check out the links above, first. I have not had this done, but considering it.Problem #3: Really being frustrated and letting this dominate my lifeSymptom: I got really down and started to stress myself out and push away people and things that I usually enjoyedSolution: Therapy. Really. Talking to someone about all of this made it better. I've never done this before (shame? pride?), but I am glad I did. Once things are explained to a specialist, counselor or spiritual advisor, this can help break through some of the things that can make this whole thing worse. It's almost as if this whole thing is caused by OVER THINKING. Once I talked to a therapist, the anxiety subsided a great deal.I hope that this helps. I'm definitely starting to feel better. Best wishes to all. I will continue to keep everyone in prayer and updated on how the treatments are holding up for me.
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  • nteresting, im a scientist pretty much exact same symptoms of you lot on here, the spaced out feeling only started a week ago but it happened after i had been working out and taking creatine and i wonder if any of you that said you were working out before this happened were also taking creatine?i have had strange symptoms over the past 10 years in regard to this and doctors could never find anything wrong, i had a psychotic episode 2 years ago at which point they did more extensive blood tests and found i had been b12 deficient without anemia pretty much all my life (which by the way a full blood count is useless in determining) and there is some incidents of this occurring and being associated with psychosis published on pub med, what i have experienced and know has convinced me that all of this is of viral origin, i have the same neck bone degeneration in my upper vertebra on mri and the same sinus pressure sensations as described by some of you on this thread, i also have been diagnosed with hyperacusis and have ear sensations of heat and occasional sharp pain which doctors had no clue as to what was causing, but as soon as i researched into this i had a pretty good idea that all my problems were related to the herpies simplex viruses hsv 1 and zoster viruses, i decided to get my hands on two different prescription viral meds active against these viruses and take them, i only took them for 3 days and it was these meds that brought about the sinus pressure symptoms which has given the spaced out feelings described by you people on here which im experiencing now that hasn't subsided after discontinuing their use, the sensation in the top of the nose and above fore head sinus area was accompanied with definite psychological changes in personality, i do not think there is anything more indicative as to what is causing this than the onset of the symptoms that all you are describing after administering antiviral meds that are only active against zoster herpies viruses. what we are all experiencing is herpies without zoster and i know why that is and i know that these viruses are the case of the entire worlds psychological symptoms like depression etc etc, when botox is injected into fore heads muscles and paralyzes the nerves scientists have found that people having this done can no longer feel some kinds of emotions and concluded that these nerves dont just express your feelings but they actually make them, its a fact and all these nerves around our faces are infected with viruses and after that happens you are permanently in an altered state of consciousness because these nerves have been weakened and are then have a constant immune response to protein antigens on the viral surface which influences incorrect signaling to the brain and thus the onset of what is preconceived as psychological symptoms when in fact they are neurological in origin and not psychological. these herpies viruses are known to infect the joints in some people and there latency is in the upper spine as well as peripheral nerve ganglion's hence the upper spine degeneration, also they have a preference in the brain for the temporal lobes in the side of the head and prefrontal cortex, all regions of the brain responsible for the top 50 psychiatric mental illnesses, also vagus nerve stimulation is used to treat clinical depression and it is successful in doing this, whys that? well it just also happens to be the exact same nerve that leads into the brain from the upper esophagus and stomach where the herpies simplex virus has a preference and cause a hsv infection of the esophagus, 90% of the wolds psychological issues are caused by herpies viruses! now if you recall i said i knew why you lot and myself have these symptoms well the answer is viruses of the herpies kind, but more importantly why do we have symptoms of these viruses but no evidence of active infection? well i got hold of my blood test results from my doctors under the data protection act, and well you know that vaccination you had as a child?? well there was more in that vaccination than you were informed about!! i can categorically state that i had a vaccination for mumps and rubella or so my parents were told at the time, but in fact an immune antibody essay i had done as a child found antibody's to viruses that i had never even had and unrelated viruses including hsv and influenza all with low or high equivocal amounts of immune antibody's against them which in the real world is impossible because any body's immune system will respond differently to different unrelated pathogens and not equally, when i was a kid i had measles and glandular fever thats all i was ever ill with and both of which had high amounts of antibody's against them in my blood and at different concentrations like 366 and 433 which is indicative of a true immune response to real infection. yet i had antibody's in my blood for numerous other unrelated viruses like flu and adeno virus and many others all with an equal low immune response against them which is totally indicative of a vaccine loaded with equal amounts of live weakened or incomplete viruses. and its these viruses that are causing mine and most probably your symptoms, in the most part anyway.so what we are experiencing is herpies without zoster, quite probably because we are infected with live herpies viruses which are incomplete or weakened in some way by manufacture of a vaccine that you didn't consent to being vaccinated with or contracted from someone who did or also was not aware.ps, the higher your bilirubin the more of a problem you will have with most viruses for reasons which are to complex to go into, even live weakened ones, ask you doctor how high your total bilirubin is! i bet your all on the high side..
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  • nteresting, im a scientist pretty much exact same symptoms of you lot on here, the spaced out feeling only started a week ago but it happened after i had been working out and taking creatine and i wonder if any of you that said you were working out before this happened were also taking creatine?i have had strange symptoms over the past 10 years in regard to this and doctors could never find anything wrong, i had a psychotic episode 2 years ago at which point they did more extensive blood tests and found i had been b12 deficient without anemia pretty much all my life (which by the way a full blood count is useless in determining) and there is some incidents of this occurring and being associated with psychosis published on pub med, what i have experienced and know has convinced me that all of this is of viral origin, i have the same neck bone degeneration in my upper vertebra on mri and the same sinus pressure sensations as described by some of you on this thread, i also have been diagnosed with hyperacusis and have ear sensations of heat and occasional sharp pain which doctors had no clue as to what was causing, but as soon as i researched into this i had a pretty good idea that all my problems were related to the herpies simplex viruses hsv 1 and zoster viruses, i decided to get my hands on two different prescription viral meds active against these viruses and take them, i only took them for 3 days and it was these meds that brought about the sinus pressure symptoms which has given the spaced out feelings described by you people on here which im experiencing now that hasn't subsided after discontinuing their use, the sensation in the top of the nose and above fore head sinus area was accompanied with definite psychological changes in personality, i do not think there is anything more indicative as to what is causing this than the onset of the symptoms that all you are describing after administering antiviral meds that are only active against zoster herpies viruses. what we are all experiencing is herpies without zoster and i know why that is and i know that these viruses are the case of the entire worlds psychological symptoms like depression etc etc, when botox is injected into fore heads muscles and paralyzes the nerves scientists have found that people having this done can no longer feel some kinds of emotions and concluded that these nerves dont just express your feelings but they actually make them, its a fact and all these nerves around our faces are infected with viruses and after that happens you are permanently in an altered state of consciousness because these nerves have been weakened and are then have a constant immune response to protein antigens on the viral surface which influences incorrect signaling to the brain and thus the onset of what is preconceived as psychological symptoms when in fact they are neurological in origin and not psychological. these herpies viruses are known to infect the joints in some people and there latency is in the upper spine as well as peripheral nerve ganglion's hence the upper spine degeneration, also they have a preference in the brain for the temporal lobes in the side of the head and prefrontal cortex, all regions of the brain responsible for the top 50 psychiatric mental illnesses, also vagus nerve stimulation is used to treat clinical depression and it is successful in doing this, whys that? well it just also happens to be the exact same nerve that leads into the brain from the upper esophagus and stomach where the herpies simplex virus has a preference and cause a hsv infection of the esophagus, 90% of the wolds psychological issues are caused by herpies viruses! now if you recall i said i knew why you lot and myself have these symptoms well the answer is viruses of the herpies kind, but more importantly why do we have symptoms of these viruses but no evidence of active infection? well i got hold of my blood test results from my doctors under the data protection act, and well you know that vaccination you had as a child?? well there was more in that vaccination than you were informed about!! i can categorically state that i had a vaccination for mumps and rubella or so my parents were told at the time, but in fact an immune antibody essay i had done as a child found antibody's to viruses that i had never even had and unrelated viruses including hsv and influenza all with low or high equivocal amounts of immune antibody's against them which in the real world is impossible because any body's immune system will respond differently to different unrelated pathogens and not equally, when i was a kid i had measles and glandular fever thats all i was ever ill with and both of which had high amounts of antibody's against them in my blood and at different concentrations like 366 and 433 which is indicative of a true immune response to real infection. yet i had antibody's in my blood for numerous other unrelated viruses like flu and adeno virus and many others all with an equal low immune response against them which is totally indicative of a vaccine loaded with equal amounts of live weakened or incomplete viruses. and its these viruses that are causing mine and most probably your symptoms, in the most part anyway.so what we are experiencing is herpies without zoster, quite probably because we are infected with live herpies viruses which are incomplete or weakened in some way by manufacture of a vaccine that you didn't consent to being vaccinated with or contracted from someone who did or also was not aware.ps, the higher your bilirubin the more of a problem you will have with most viruses for reasons which are to complex to go into, even live weakened ones, ask you doctor how high your total bilirubin is! i bet your all on the high side..
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  • interesting, im a scientist pretty much exact same symptoms of you lot on here, the spaced out feeling only started a week ago but it happened after I had been working out and taking creatine and I wonder if any of you that said you were working out before this happened were also taking creatine?I have had strange symptoms over the past 10 years in regard to this and doctors could never find anything wrong, I had a psychotic episode 2 years ago at which point they did more extensive blood tests and found I had been b12 deficient without anaemia pretty much all my life (which by the way a full blood count is useless in determining) and there is some incidents of this occurring and being associated with psychosis published on pub med, what I have experienced and know has convinced me that all of this is of viral origin, I have the same neck bone degeneration in my upper vertebra on mri and the same sinus pressure sensations as described by some of you on this thread, I also have been diagnosed with hyperacusis and have ear sensations of heat and occasional sharp pain which doctors had no clue as to what was causing, but as soon as I researched into this I had a pretty good idea that all my problems were related to the herpes simplex viruses hsv 1 and zoster viruses, I decided to get my hands on two different prescription viral meds active against these viruses and take them, I only took them for 3 days and it was these meds that brought about the sinus pressure symptoms which has given the spaced out feelings described by you people on here which im experiencing now that hasn't subsided after discontinuing their use, the sensation in the top of the nose and above fore head sinus area was accompanied with definite psychological changes in personality, I do not think there is anything more indicative as to what is causing this than the onset of the symptoms that all you are describing after administering antiviral meds that are only active against zoster herpes viruses. what we are all experiencing is herpes without zoster and I know why that is and I know that these viruses are the case of the entire worlds psychological symptoms like depression etc etc, when Botox is injected into fore heads muscles and paralyzes the nerves scientists have found that people having this done can no longer feel some kinds of emotions and concluded that these nerves don’t just express your feelings but they actually make them, its a fact and all these nerves around our faces are infected with viruses and after that happens you are permanently in an altered state of consciousness because these nerves have been weakened and are then have a constant immune response to protein antigens on the viral surface which influences incorrect signalling to the brain and thus the onset of what is preconceived as psychological symptoms when in fact they are neurological in origin and not psychological. these herpes viruses are known to infect the joints in some people and there latency is in the upper spine as well as peripheral nerve ganglion's hence the upper spine degeneration, also they have a preference in the brain for the temporal lobes in the side of the head and prefrontal cortex, all regions of the brain responsible for the top 50 psychiatric mental illnesses, also vagus nerve stimulation is used to treat clinical depression and it is successful in doing this, whys that? Well it just also happens to be the exact same nerve that leads into the brain from the upper oesophagus and stomach where the herpes simplex virus has a preference and cause a hsv infection of the oesophagus, 90% of the Wolds psychological issues are caused by herpes viruses! Now if you recall I said I knew why you lot and myself have these symptoms well the answer is viruses of the herpes kind, but more importantly why do we have symptoms of these viruses but no evidence of active infection? Well I got hold of my blood test results from my doctors under the data protection act, and well you know that vaccination you had as a child?? Well there was more in that vaccination than you were informed about!! I can categorically state that I had a vaccination for mumps and rubella or so my parents were told at the time, but in fact an immune antibody essay I had done as a child found antibody's to viruses that I had never even had and unrelated viruses including hsv and influenza all with low or high equivocal amounts of immune antibody's against them which in the real world is impossible because any body's immune system will respond differently to different unrelated pathogens and not equally, when I was a kid I had measles and glandular fever that’s all I was ever ill with and both of which had high amounts of antibody's against them in my blood and at different concentrations like 366 and 433 which is indicative of a true immune response to real infection. yet I had antibody's in my blood for numerous other unrelated viruses like flu and adeno virus and many others all with an equal low immune response against them which is totally indicative of a vaccine loaded with equal amounts of live weakened or incomplete viruses. And it’s these viruses that are causing mine and most probably your symptoms, in the most part anyway.So what we are experiencing is herpes without zoster, quite probably because we are infected with live herpes viruses which are incomplete or weakened in some way by manufacture of a vaccine that you didn't consent to being vaccinated with or contracted from someone who did or also was not aware.ps, the higher your bilirubin the more of a problem you will have with most viruses for reasons which are to complex to go into, even live weakened ones, ask you doctor how high your total bilirubin is! I bet your all on the high side..
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  • HEY EVERY1, Im 23 years old and am suffering from all of the same symptoms that ever1 has listed. The only difference is that i wasnt hurt from working out at the gym. Wen i was 13 i was in an abusive relationship nd stayed in that relationship for 8 years.. ive had these symptoms for 6 years now. I also have had various tests done including catscans mri, spinal taps, that test where u drink a liquid nd they take pix of ur brain nd its like ink is showing where theres brain tumors.. i have difficulty expressing what im trying to say how i hear it in my head.. comes out diff wen i speak or write it. It hurts my head wen i concentrate on somthing or spend too much time trying to remember somthing.. all the docs including the neurologist have no clue as to what is wrong with me. Its hard nd had really made life harder but i keep striving. I am currently attending marinellos school of beauty for cosmetology. As i strive to survive nd take care of my 2 children i hope som1 finds a cure or figures out what is wrong with me nd why cnt i function properly. Ive been dealing with depression as well as some of u. I wish u all the best of luck nd send my love in the hopes u all feel better. I kno how u feelnd idk bout the rest of u but i feel a lil better knowing im not alone in this and others kno what im going thru without having to explain every detail. We should start a sopport group lol. Thank u for reading . Nessa
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  • Dear All, I am very happy indeed to come across this thread. I am 33, just finished my PhD in Electrical Engineering and now doing a job in Si Valley California. YES, I am with this since the first day of my job. But I wont give up without a fight. I guess I was cleaning my kitchen cabinet when I was scheduled to move from Michigan to California for my new career. It just started from there. Its a bit worse since then. What a great gift for me at the end of the graduate school!! But, again, lets keep up the fight. Unfortunately, I was diagnosed with trauma related arthritis in a good number of joints in 2006 and I was just 26 when I was in the middle of my MS in EE degree. But I got it done and then came to PhD school and actually finished it no more than average time (Although I had to work harder and had to become a socially isolated guy, but what the ****, you screw the society to help yourself). I always fought with determination and I am going to do that as well this time. But I understand its going to be hard;.....very very very hard. My brain is a slow processor now for this ****. B12 can be helpful that can kill the toxic N2O that may be giving this feeling. Or perhaps candida killing agents (I got an infection from a dirty pool last summer...may be Candida or Lyme disease can be the culprit). Some anti-depression can be helpful...I apologize as I am just saying and yet to try these. Even can be some nerve issues due to some degeneration on the neck (yet to see the doctor who are not really helpful, from my experience). Lets keep on our research to find something workable, have courage and keep on moving. DO NOT GIVE UP FRIENDS!!!Julian
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  • Well it's 2am here and I just found this site/thread desperately trying to get some answers.I used to do martial arts three/four times a week. Then about three years ago I started getting inexplicable dizzy spells. Thinking it was just a cold or flue without the cold symptoms, I started skipping training. Eventually I stopped going to training at all. I was feeling awful all the time and the thought of being dizzy with a sword or staff in my hand and other people around did not seem like a good or safe idea.I've never had a neck injury and never taken hard drugs and haven't even had pot for many, many years. I don't drink very much, either. This isn't to say my neck doesn't ache and get sore - I spend much of my time in front of a computer. But still I try at least if nothing else to do a chi kung routine every morning.The dizziness isn't the worst of it, and this is what it seems you're all familiar with - head pressure. Not constant but often. And very strangely enough it usually hits mid early to mid afternoon. Why on earth would it be at a particular time of day?Every time my glucose levels are checked, they're fine, my bloods always come back okay, and my blood pressure is also always okay. I even had my ears checked by an ear/nose/throat specialist (who discovered I have a condition where the ear canal remains open, making it feel like my ears are blocked when they're not, but also guaranteed one hundred percent that this won't and doesn't cause dizziness). I had a few cardiac test, which showed I had mild arrhythmia which also isn't causing the dizziness and feeling of pressure in my head. When I really pressed my doctor after these tests, all he did was shrug (when another doctor at the clinic replied "What do you want me to do about it" when I got up the guts to tell him I thought I had depression I changed clinics, but I'm getting ahead of myself).So I stopped doing martial arts and am now quite over weight. I'm unfortunately not one of those people who can keep weight of easily without constant exercise. With a bit of a dodgy back and a minor blow out of the medial collateral ligament in my knee, living in an area where it isn't safe to walk due to loose dogs and unsavoury types, regular exercise has become a bit difficult.I keep having to remind myself however that I had these symptoms before the weight gain and that they're not caused by it.And here's the really annoying part - I get dizzy when I'm lying down. Dizzy to the point of thinking I'm going to pass out and the pressure in my head so severe I feel like my head is about to burst. I do have sleep apnoea but it's not the kind of passing out from not breathing, and I never actually pass out from the dizziness and pressure, but always feel like I'm going to.Two years ago my job stopped being the fun place to be and enjoyable work place that it was and became very high stress and high pressure. After constant stress and pressure at work, mid last year I developed and was diagnosed with anxiety and depression. However, like the weight gain, the stress and problems at work did not occur until more than a year after the dizzy spells and head pressure started, and two and a half years before I developed depression. I mention it because some people have found a correlation between their own symptoms and a form of depression and I don't want to leave anything out. But for me it doesn't feel connected, even though I know mental illness can lay dormant for some time before classic symptoms occur.I do get constant throat, chest and lung infections, which I've noticed other people mention. In the last twelve months I've had tonsillitis twice. The only other time in my life I've had tonsillitis was when I was nineteen and I'm now in my mid-thirties. I thought it was working in a call centre and smoking. I got hypno therapy about a year ago and stopped smoking cold turkey but much to my surprise, it hasn't lessened the feeling of pressure in my head or the number of times I get sick. I'm just getting over a cold now.My job became so awful and stressful that a few weeks ago I quit, taking my long service leave payout which I can live on until I find another job, which shouldn't be too hard. So there's still some worry and uncertainty but nothing compared to what I was under when I was still employed in my last job.At two o'clock this afternoon, not long after I had lunch whilst I was doing some freelance writing, the head pressure hit me like a brick. I went to lie down, knowing it wouldn't alleviate it and that it wasn't true dizziness but at least being secure knowing that at least I can't fall over in bed. I didn't stay in bed long, my partner came home from work early and this writing really had to get done. But the head pressure is still there over twelve hours later. and it's horrendously bad. I went to bed three hours ago and couldn't sleep for the constant feeling I was going to pass out and the massive pressure in my head. I've also noticed recently that I'm getting twinges and aches in my muscles, very sharp and uncomfortable ones, even though this morning I made sure I did chi kung and spent half an hour on the treadmill and haven't eaten any junk food all day, opting mainly for fruit and vegetables and seeds as snacks.So right now I have insomnia, dizzy spells, muscle twinges and head pressure and I've been up for far, far too long, all of which is giving me a headache. I would really like to sleep right now. Ha, and of course lack of sleep makes the arrhythmia worse. PerfectAs a note, it does also hit me when I'm most relaxed - at a cinema watching a favourite movie with my partner and close friend, out in the fresh air with my horses who I only get to see once a week or once a fortnight, on the bus, playing computer games, there's no rhyme or reason.I have started reading this thread but let's face it, there's over two hundred pages worth. The main thing is that surprises me most is how many people have the same symptoms and the same experience with doctors. They run you through all the usuals - bloods, glucose, blood pressure, then just shrug.I'm guessing there's not an answer in here but at least I'm not a freak or have a brain tumour or something.As someone said in one of the first posts, one of the worst things is not being able to hold down and intelligent conversation easily - or to push your brain! My partner, parents and friends are very intelligent and I enjoy stimulating conversations with them on a number of science and history topics. These days I'm finding myself always behind the eight ball and left feeling somewhat stupid. But thinking, that's the strangest. Someone else mentioned it getting worse when you try to think. Even when I'm lying there trying to sleep so trying to think of distracting things that will help me sleep, some things my brain will just go "No!" and the pressure gets so much worse if I try to imagine it, even if it's not something related to real life, like an alternate ending to a movie I like, or a scene I'd like to write in a book, if I ever get around to writing one. It's just...
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