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Constant Dizziness and Vertigo cured by a chiropractor

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  • Posted By: soberanes
  • September 20, 2007
  • 10:00 PM

Two months ago I started to get dizzy. The dizziness came one day and didn't go away, it was there day and nigh. I felt light headedness and also vertigo.I also got blurred vision some times, at times only in one eye, and, after two months of being dizzy, for the first time in my life, I got panic attacks, all completely out of the blue. I went to see many doctors, an ear-nose-throat specialist, a neurologist...I had all kinds of test, blood test, tyroid tests, and they told me I had an anxiety disorder and needed medication.
By mere chance a friend of mine read me an article from the Balance and Dizziness Society of Vancouver (balanceanddizziness.org) that talked about blurred vision, light-headedness, dizziness and vertigo all related to having the first and second vertebrae of the neck out of place.
Fortunately for me, I went to see a chiropractor that very day, though I had no hope of recovery because I didn't feel any pain in my neck.I had lots of anxiety and was willing to take the medication just to feel better. I thought I was going crazy.

But the chiropractor explained to me that my neck was really out, and that the squishing of the vertebrae was causing the dizziness, vertigo, blurred vision in one or both eyes, and that the anxiety was caused by the nervous system sending a "fight or flight" signal on it own, on and on, with no external reason.

Having vertebrae out also can cause pins and needles, pain or numbness in the face, arms or legs, fainting, headache, etc.

He told me I had a chronic back condition, though I had no back or neck pain, and asked me to give him 10 sessions without taking the medication. Well, I have gone there 3 times and I feel so good, 80% better. I am not dizzy, I have no anxiety, and no blurred vision.
Without this chiropractor I would be on meds, thinking I am crazy.
Please consider trying a chiropractor, it saved my life! I hope this helps.

Venus

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  • thanks for telling us i'm also facing vertigo for 2 months i also went to chiropractor like a week ago and only 1 session i was feeling very better.
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    • October 5, 2014
    • 08:12 PM
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