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Vision, fatigue, dizziness problems

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  • Posted By: HockeyGod1983
  • February 25, 2011
  • 07:36 PM

ey everyone. I'm new to this but I figured i'd see what everyone thought and/or can relate.

I'm a normal 27 yr old male, have played hockey all my life and been very active. I've always lead a very healthy happy life. Until one day in late 2009 when i was out shopping. I experienced a weird tunnel vision type event that started my heart racing and feelings like i was going to pass out. I was sweating and dizzy. Typical anxiety attack type stuff I know. I went to the ER had was given a clean bill of health.

The problem is, I know the difference between what feeling normal is like and what going through a severe anxiety attack is like. What i feel on the day to day is terrible, and not a 24 hour anxiety attack. I have tried to explain this to my doctors. I keep getting told its anxiety.

My symptoms are the following- dizziness periodically, a weird heavy feeling in my head, trembling, clouded vision with sometimes seeing little floating circles, feelings of passing out ( which are VERY intense sometimes), burning sensations in my hands and feet. Fatugue. Lack of diet. ( Ive lost about 15 pounds the past two months) I'm 5'10 and 140 pounds.
anxiety attacks every so often. Trouble focusing. Neck Pain and feelings of derealization where i feel like i am not in control of my body. In the past two months I have developed a weird thing where after 2 hours of being asleep, I am awoken to my body sweating and feeling like it is on fire. Its SO scary I cant even explain it to you. I know have to take .25 xanax before bed to try and avoid it. It still happens.

I know this is long and I appreciate anyone who has read it and can give me feedback. Since this all started in San diego in sept of 09 I have seen many doctors.

Oto-neurolgist- 2 MRI's of brain with and without contrast - negative
Neurologist- 1 mri of cervical spine
ER- Spinal Tap, CT scan, Blood work
Endocrinologist- Bloodwork
ENT- tried to diagnose me with meineres disease? but was ruled out with no ringing in my ears.
Allergist- nothing out of the normal
Regular MD- bloodwork, lymes, mono- negative
Cardiologist- Pending ECG and heart monitor

Is there anything I am missing??? I cant take this anymore. I feel worse everyday like my body is slowly deteriorating. Please help and advise if you can- Read more at http://forums.wrongdiagnosis.com/showthread.php?t=87159&ktrack=kcplink

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  • I dont know if can cause dizziness and the vision issue or not so you'll have to look up and check... but vitamin B12 deficiency can cause many symptoms including fatigue and symptoms such as burning, numbness or tingling in hands and feet, mental disorders Make sure your B12 is at a healthy range (some can experience issues in lower normal range)
    taniaaust1 2267 Replies
    • February 25, 2011
    • 10:57 PM
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  • What are your blood glucose levels like?Test your sitting heart rate with a pulse oximeter and then stand up and test it again.What are the readings?Have any of your lab tests been abnormal at all even if only slightly?
    wdiagnosis1 33 Replies
    • February 26, 2011
    • 00:10 AM
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