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Sudden and brief extreme "dizziness"

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  • Posted By: sam-i-am
  • December 13, 2006
  • 10:14 PM

I have been having these weird episodes that I can only describe as extreme and very brief (1 to 2 seconds) dizziness. It's not like I'm light headed or it even lasts long enough for me to lose balance - but i will usually drop whatever is in my hand.

It is so sudden that it feels like somone is just grabbing onto my brain and suddenyl squeezing it. A moment later they let go and I'm fine as if nothing happened.

Again, I'm not sure dizziness is the right word - but if there is a right word I don't know it. My head just feels very heavy for a moment.

This first happened maybe a bit over a year ago, and several months passed until the second episode. It has become much more frequent and now it happens several times per day, to varying degrees.

These most recent episodes are accompanied by general fatigue (slept 14 hours last night). I have a heart arythmia (not sure if it relates).

Thanks in advance for any comments.

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