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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • July 23, 2009
  • 11:38 AM

I've been having problems with heaviness in my head an loss of balance for awhile now and my doctors not sure what's causing it.

It started in March with just feeling a bit shaky. I thought I must be coming down with something and felt heaviness in my head. I didn't think much of it and it went away after 3 days so I was just glad I hadn't actually gotten sick.

It came back a few more times and again I just put it down to "I must be coming down with something". I felt fine besides that.

It came back in may and it was worse. Before it had just been a feeling of unsteadiness But this time it stated with a feeling like a weight in the back of head that was throwing me off balance. Even when I was sitting I could feel it.

I thought right away it must be my ears so I went to a drop in centre and they looked and said my ears where fine. I had no temperature (I never did either) or any pain in my ears. They said there was no inflammation or irritation in them or my throat or sinuses, and my ears didn't need syringing or anything. My hearing was fine. They suggested that I go to my regular doctor.

It went away about 5 days after that. when it came back I had a headache aswell so I thought it must be eye strain cause i got new galsses a year ago and I figured if the prescription isnt quite right that might be the cause. I got my eyes and checked and they're fine and so are my glasses.

At this point the feeling of heaviness in the back of my head was so bad that I was having trouble holding my head up. My dad suggested that it was my neck, may be I'd pinched a nerve or something.

I went to the doctor and at first she said it must be my ears but they look fine. She suggested it could be a virus affecting my ears. She did l alot of tests getting me to turn my head this way and that, stand up and sit etc. She said she doesn't think it is my ears since it doesn't get worse on turning my head like you'd expect with vertigo. I can shake my head and it doesn't feel worse or make me dizzy. It also doesn't change going from sitting/ lying to standing. She checked out my neck but I have no pain or numbness anywhere in my neck or along my spine (or anywhere).

She also did a load of blood tests for vitamin deficiency, thyroid etc. They all came back normal.

She sent me away with antibiotics incase I was developing an infection and told me to come back in a month.

I thought maybe Im stressed without really knowing it so I went down stay with my mam for the month but I still got it even there.

It'll go for a day or two but it always comes back.

I went back to the doctor and I was getting headaches too and she said maybe its just migraines but the headaches aren't severe enough to be migraines and I have no sensitivity to light at all. She told me to come back if it got worse.

It has gotten worse and when I went to her on Monday she referred me to a consultant but my appointment isn't until August next year, I wont be able to get a quicker appointment unless I have more serious symptoms.

Right now I still have the heavy feeling in the back of my head. If I try and hold my head up straight it starts to fall backwards. Or I try to lean forwards but then I start to sway backwards and forward until I have to stick my leg back to keep my balance. I've had people comment that I look drunk (which upsets me since I don't drink at all)

When I'm standing I have a feeling like Im being pulled backwards. If I don't stand with one leg extended back to balance myself I will actually fall flat on my back.

Even when I sitting I find it difficult to lean forwards and end up falling backward into the seat.

I still feel the weight when I'm lying down.

Its really starting to bother to me especially since yesterday I nearly feel down an escalator. I have to hold on going up stairs so I don't fall backwards, but I let go to answer my phone and right away I pitched backwards and if there hadn't been some to behind me I probably would of cracked my head open. Also I live I'm sick of people looking at me like I must be drunk or high because I swaying and nearly falling over the whole time.


What could it be?

It has to be something to do with my ears or my neck?

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  • Nobody has any ideas/ similar problems?I had my hearing tested today and its perfect, apparently there's nothing wrong with my ears so it has to be something else.I really want to know what to do about it, I'm getting tired of people looking at like I'm drunk and I'm getting a bit worried that it won't go before school starts back.
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  • I could relate to what you are expiriencing. I suffered what the dr."s are calling a MILD CONTUSION" to the top back portion of my head Yesterday Morning. I was hit by a 35 pound box on the head with the rest of a 6ft tall pallet stacked of similar freight hitting the back of my neck and Back. I expirirenced the heaviness and unbablance yesterday after the occurance, It was alot worst after i woke up from a 3 hour nap and i went to ER...They did a CT scan and said everything was ok and I was released. The Dr. never explained what the cause was- but it just doesn't feel right. I feel a bit spaced out -Have you been hit on or over the head or neck area to possibly have set this feeling off?
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  • No I haven't hit my head.They did ask me that sort of thing though, also had I passed out or become suddenly very nauseas or had blurry vision.I haven't had anything like that. I was actually just sitting talking to a friend when I first felt the heaviness in my head.I haven't had the heaviness for a few days now, but I still have the imbalance. Also I'm sort of getting used to the sensation of being pulled backwards, at least I don't notice it as much anymore. Thats not a good thing though because I'll be standing and I'll start to lean back without even noticing I'm doing it. I went into a chemist yesterday and the pharmacist thought I was there for needle exchange because of way I'm swaying.I went back to the doctor and she advised me to try and keep my mind of it because focusing on it could make it worse. Its good advice but I really just want it to go away. When I asked her what she thinks is wrong she says it could be "a number of things" and "not necessarily serious", which is basically doctor speak for "I have no idea" or "if its bad news the consultant can tell you".I hope your feeling better know.
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  • hi...Yes i am Going thru exactly the same thing what u have described.Feeling heaviness at back of my head and causes an imablance even if i am just standing and talking to someone or even sitting and watching TV.Well i have been to a ENT speacialist and and he did all examinations for Ear nose and throat.All came out normal.But to my surprise and my horror he told me to get an MRI of the brain.Which is liking killing day by day thinking what has really happend to me. I have two small kids and The DR thinks thier might be some bleeding in the brain due to preganancy.I am very very scared and honestly dont know what to think...Just waiting for my MRI and please pray it comes out all normal.
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    • January 2, 2010
    • 03:49 PM
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  • Wow I hope everything turns out normal with your MRI.I too have been having balance and dizziness problems lately but I'm pretty sure it's becaue of a lot of TMJ (jaw) issues I've been having over the past few months. That in itself causes dizziness because the jaw joint is located so close to the ear canal, but since Christmas my balance has been way worse whereas it had been getting much better prior to that. I'm pretty sure it's because stress due to my TMJ has caused my neck and shoulders and back to cramp and seize up on me. It's very painful and I can feel the pressure in the back of my neck and whenever I move it my balance goes. It's like my hips and legs just give up and start to fall over. I hate it but there's not much I can do until my neck issues clear up. I'm doing physio, massage therapy and will see a chiroractor on Monday as well. I'm a little scard of that one but I'm willing to try anything. To the original poster, have you tried any naturopathic or homeopathic approaches? It may be too new agey for you, but I think a non-traditional approach sometimes works wonders. I'm going to my first Reiki appointment on Jan. 12th because I've heard really good things about Reiki practitioners being able to get to the root cause of problems and clearing up energies and eliminating physical symptoms. It's worth a try if traditional medicine has let you down so far. I'll post after my appointment to say how things went.Good luck to everyone.
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    • January 3, 2010
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  • Crikey!...MRI scans, CT scans, ears, noses, thyroids?????I've had these same said symptoms for the past three days now and they don't seem to be getting any better; I've also had them in the past but they've been quite mild in comparison and they've passed relatively quickly.The heaviness for me is mainly at the front of my head but this does tend to move about; its almost like I have a weight inside my head. I'm also feeling very wobbly and would liken this to being drunk but I haven't drank in months, and whilst I find it hard to sleep at night anyway (and generally wake every hour or so), I am finding that I'm sleeping for longer periods (whether during the day or the night) and that the heaviness seems to be at its worse on first waking - I just don't feel right at all. What is strange is that on visiting various websites for answers, these symptoms seem to have started for most people around the same time, and that this seems to have become more common over time - yet no one seems to know why, or what is causing this problem?!I'm hoping that someone will get an answer soon because all sorts of things are going through my head at the moment, and its no fun when you have these symptoms and when you don't know why or what you can do to stop this from happening. (and believe me, it's been hard work just to try and write this at the moment!)
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  • Had the same symptoms as you guys and it started when an Earthquake occurred and the feeling of tremors didn't went away and progressed as the days passed where I experienced heavyness on the back of my neck and head, tiredness, dizziness, blurred vision, confusion, depression and felt that I'm about to pass out.Went to the emergency section they checked me in but The Neurologist did a CT-scan, found nothing thought that I was just acting and discharged me after a day said that I'm not really sick. Checked in another hospital where an ENT Specialist gave me some High level antibiotics and steroids but they didn't help and they an MRI of my head and found nothing.Then I found this information about Mal de debarquement Syndrome yesterday.http://www.mddsfoundation.org/I'm just glad to know what I have even though there is no cure for it yet. But it is indicated that being active lessens the symptoms. Hope this helps
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  • I have the same symptoms you are having and have been for two months. I had them in the past but the symptoms never lasted this long or were as severe. Tomorrow I am having a tilt table test (eng) done. This is horrible and annoying and is affecting my life in many ways...work, driving, housework, gardening, and the worst is holding my little baby grandson. It sounds as if we aren't the only ones out here suffering. I hope someone catches on soon and helps us all out.
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  • Have you had your sinus's checked. Wen mine get filled up I have the same problem and when it drains down it upsets my stomach.
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  • Had the same symptoms as you guys and it started when an Earthquake occurred and the feeling of tremors didn't went away and progressed as the days passed where I experienced heavyness on the back of my neck and head, tiredness, dizziness, blurred vision, confusion, depression and felt that I'm about to pass out.Went to the emergency section they checked me in but The Neurologist did a CT-scan, found nothing thought that I was just acting and discharged me after a day said that I'm not really sick. Checked in another hospital where an ENT Specialist gave me some High level antibiotics and steroids but they didn't help and they an MRI of my head and found nothing.Then I found this information about Mal de debarquement Syndrome yesterday.http://www.mddsfoundation.org/I'm just glad to know what I have even though there is no cure for it yet. But it is indicated that being active lessens the symptoms. Hope this helpsIt is really hapening to me these one month I jst feel heaviness in my neck, i thought it is the computer, i spend 8 hours a day in a computer.Finally I start feeling some kind of bzzzzzzzzzzzzzz (not sound but feel bzezzzzzzzzzzzzz) in my head and stops. I went to doctor nothing is found. I was thinking blood pressure but nothing.I was drinking the naked fruit mix which is organic and was suspicious of that but it say it is all organic. It is just disturbing. I saw the web site link but got nothing to say. Any one who can share how to solve the problem?
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  • It is really hapening to me these one month I jst feel heaviness in my neck, i thought it is the computer, i spend 8 hours a day in a computer.Finally I start feeling some kind of bzzzzzzzzzzzzzz (not sound but feel bzezzzzzzzzzzzzz) in my head and stops. I went to doctor nothing is found. I was thinking blood pressure but nothing.I was drinking the naked fruit mix which is organic and was suspicious of that but it say it is all organic. It is just disturbing. I saw the web site link but got nothing to say. Any one who can share how to solve the problem?
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  • I have th e heaviness in the back of my head and ive had this problem for 8 months.. i went throught thre ropes:MRI CT scan EAR NOSE AND THROAT DOCTOR ANATIBIOTICS ect ect ect ect..... ANd i found out that due to past accidents...football... or whatever physical injuries ive gone through my nervs in my neck got pinched......... ive been going to a chiropractor and its actually getting better..... i also had no pain ears ringing ... but unlike u my eyes are sensative to light as a result of it.... seek out a good chiropractor that specializes in (diversity) adjustments..... on another note i have a question for you... do you ever get anxiety from or so nervous about your syptoms u think your going to pass out? if so let me know... accupunter is also great and start eating all organic food all of this stuff helps your bodies naturall healing processs.... When i read your post strangly it made me smile knowing that i wasnt the only one out there that is dealing with this... lol i hope i helped you and i look forward to your reply
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  • I have been suffering from this for over a year and after a lot of research I found a cure for this:Mainstream physicians don’t agree with it but it really saved my life from going crazy. I had the symptoms as follows:1) Dizziness2) Lack of balance3) Numbness/heaviness in my forehead4) White Coated toung consistently and numerous other symptoms on and offAfter more than a year of research I found that this is due to yeast overgrowth in the body and called systemic Candidiasis which causes variety of symptoms which manifest differently in different patient. But as my symptoms matched yours I am sure that my process will cure you as well.1) I took High potent probiotics after each meal which kills candida yeast in abdomen2) Taken Garlic (pressed through a garlic press and swallowed with water) 6 cloves a day with a meal. Garlic is the most potent natural antifungal.3) Followed a sugar free "Anti Candida Diet" for few month4) Most importantly which gave me relief from the heaviness in head within a few days was a "Hulda Clark Zapper" believe it or not it was like a magic which cured my chronic nasal congestion and post nasal drip within a few hours (wait for a fews days at most)5) This zapper also reduced a benign cist of my wife to 80% and still reducing!!But Candida treatment needs time, patience and belief of the process. Be patient and surely you will be alright again like me. I have seen for some people it took more than a year to recover.
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    • September 20, 2010
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  • In addition to my previous post for systemic candidiasis I would like to add:I had lot of other symptoms e.g. (I was a 35 years old fully functional and energetic male)Initially:1) Anxiety hypertension and palpitation2) Arithmetic heart bit 3) Numbness in hands and legs (slice of a muscle got numb temporarily for a few days)4) Electric shock like symptoms, electric charge like feeling in face5) Itchy rectumGradually:5) Sensitivity to foods (Monosodium Glutamate and other chemicals)6) Belching and stinky gas7) Stinky bowel movement8) Pain in my joints like Arthritis (or Fibromalgia), standing from sitting position was tedious9) Burning sensation in the head (specially in backside of the scalp)10) Constant weakness and fatigue (chronic fatigue)11) Constant dizziness and lack of balance12) Constant heaviness in my foreheadI was horrified by the symptoms and visited hospital emergencies twice then visited several specialists and done CT scan, lots of blood, urine tests, lever functionality test, nerve conduction test, heart tests etc. all came normal just only my white blood cell count was 14,500. Doctors could not find anything wrong with me!!What I used as a remedy from my research is as follows:1) Candida became systemic in my body and caused the symptoms2) I had taken some antibiotics for my dental problems lately3) Candida made my gut leaky (leaky gut syndrome) which caused toxins from foods to create all the neurological symptoms which horrified me! Leaky gut also caused me malnutrition and made me weak.4) I developed a white coated tongue which easily indicated candida (what I understood very lately in my research)5) Candida and bad bacteria and parasites damaged my intestinal flora which is the main cause of all these problems6) I was introduced to a new form of diet which was different from my previous taste as I switched to a new country for a new job. I found most of the ready made diet to be unhealthy and lack of nutrients.7) Also most importantly I was in extreme stress in my job which fueled the candida overgrowth by reducing my immune system weak.8) I had chronic post nasal drip and nasal congestion for the last 25 years which I found later a form of candida growth in sinusesWhat I followed:1) I did a parasite program which gave me energy and got read of the stincky gas and bowel movement (clarkia, I stopped it just after 2 weeks as I found that the alchohol tinctur thrice a day is not helping to reduce candida but it really helped for other parasites)2) Followed a suger free "anti candida diet" (search the net) and I followed mostly vegetarian diet (without bread) although meats and proteins are allowed in candida diet what I found was, protean makes my symptoms worse. Took slight rice (handfull). Meats and chickens in huge amount constipates and make the bowel movement slow which helps cadida overgrowth from fermented byproducts. To get rid of candida you have to maintain your bowel movement as smooth and regular as possible. 3) I had a multivitamin (Alive food grade) thrice a day4) Strong probiotics thrice a day5) Aloe Vera peeled and blended with lemon 1 glass twice a day (helps leaky gut which is generally associated with intestinal candida!) before meal6) No Vitamin B-complex which causes candida to grow more! 7) Antifungal like garlic 2 cloves (with a garlic press and with a glass of water) with every meal8) Psillium husk 2-3 spoons with water twice a day (helps leaky gut, parasite clense and smooth bowel movement)10) Other antifungal capsules (Candigone, but avoided the tincture) twice a day before meal11) I did zapping with a Hulda Clark zapper every day (7min-20min gap-7min-20min gap-7min) which gave me instant relief of post nasal drip and congestion. But it had to be done every day which made my heaviness in head go away gradually.12) Avoided junk foods and canned foods totally.Reliefs:1) Within a few days my fatigue subsided2) My pain in joints (fibromalgia) and arthritis gone after a week3) White coated tongue started to become red4) The dizziness and lack of balance gone within two-three weeks5) All other neurological symptoms subsided graduallyPlease be patient and do not get afraid by the long list of protocol above and you’ll get relief within a few weeks but you have to continue this for several months and gradually add new food items. Be aware that you’ll loose a lot of weight (which may be a blessing) by following a candida diet. But considering the relief from a debilitating disease you’ll find yourself back again. It is all about balance in every step of our lives which keeps us free from physical and mental diseases. Prayers and meditation really helps you to make a balance in your life.
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    • September 25, 2010
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  • I've been having problems with heaviness in my head an loss of balance for awhile now and my doctors not sure what's causing it.It started in March with just feeling a bit shaky. I thought I must be coming down with something and felt heaviness in my head. I didn't think much of it and it went away after 3 days so I was just glad I hadn't actually gotten sick.It came back a few more times and again I just put it down to "I must be coming down with something". I felt fine besides that.It came back in may and it was worse. Before it had just been a feeling of unsteadiness But this time it stated with a feeling like a weight in the back of head that was throwing me off balance. Even when I was sitting I could feel it. I thought right away it must be my ears so I went to a drop in centre and they looked and said my ears where fine. I had no temperature (I never did either) or any pain in my ears. They said there was no inflammation or irritation in them or my throat or sinuses, and my ears didn't need syringing or anything. My hearing was fine. They suggested that I go to my regular doctor.It went away about 5 days after that. when it came back I had a headache aswell so I thought it must be eye strain cause i got new galsses a year ago and I figured if the prescription isnt quite right that might be the cause. I got my eyes and checked and they're fine and so are my glasses.At this point the feeling of heaviness in the back of my head was so bad that I was having trouble holding my head up. My dad suggested that it was my neck, may be I'd pinched a nerve or something.I went to the doctor and at first she said it must be my ears but they look fine. She suggested it could be a virus affecting my ears. She did l alot of tests getting me to turn my head this way and that, stand up and sit etc. She said she doesn't think it is my ears since it doesn't get worse on turning my head like you'd expect with vertigo. I can shake my head and it doesn't feel worse or make me dizzy. It also doesn't change going from sitting/ lying to standing. She checked out my neck but I have no pain or numbness anywhere in my neck or along my spine (or anywhere).She also did a load of blood tests for vitamin deficiency, thyroid etc. They all came back normal.She sent me away with antibiotics incase I was developing an infection and told me to come back in a month.I thought maybe Im stressed without really knowing it so I went down stay with my mam for the month but I still got it even there.It'll go for a day or two but it always comes back.I went back to the doctor and I was getting headaches too and she said maybe its just migraines but the headaches aren't severe enough to be migraines and I have no sensitivity to light at all. She told me to come back if it got worse.It has gotten worse and when I went to her on Monday she referred me to a consultant but my appointment isn't until August next year, I wont be able to get a quicker appointment unless I have more serious symptoms.Right now I still have the heavy feeling in the back of my head. If I try and hold my head up straight it starts to fall backwards. Or I try to lean forwards but then I start to sway backwards and forward until I have to stick my leg back to keep my balance. I've had people comment that I look drunk (which upsets me since I don't drink at all)When I'm standing I have a feeling like Im being pulled backwards. If I don't stand with one leg extended back to balance myself I will actually fall flat on my back. Even when I sitting I find it difficult to lean forwards and end up falling backward into the seat.I still feel the weight when I'm lying down.Its really starting to bother to me especially since yesterday I nearly feel down an escalator. I have to hold on going up stairs so I don't fall backwards, but I let go to answer my phone and right away I pitched backwards and if there hadn't been some to behind me I probably would of cracked my head open. Also I live I'm sick of people looking at me like I must be drunk or high because I swaying and nearly falling over the whole time.What could it be?It has to be something to do with my ears or my neck? plz can you tell me how you are feeling now or if its better cuz iam having the same symptopms
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    • November 17, 2010
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  • Hey this is a funny question but have any of you ever had your vitimins checked? Espically B12? Its uncommon for young people but I have dizziness, head heaviness, feeling faint, heart palpations, shortness of breath, sweating, and vision changes. I have been to a lot of different doctors and I just recently found out my B12 was very low and it can cause all of these symptom. For the past year I also have been battleing a lot of stomach problems and my GI doctor dignosed me with Gasteritis and Acid reflux . I have had to take acid reducers since I started having problems and now Im vitimin B12 defficent because I can't abdorb it right since I have to take acid reducers. I have to get B12 injections for the rest of my life and Im only 22 so its not common in young people that's why it took the doctors a few months to test my B12 when I started having these symptoms. Its scary but if its really just a defficency I guess Im lucky and im hopeing my symptoms will go away soon. I just started my shots so its going to take time to build my B12 back up. I hope everyone finds a cure and relief. Just thought I would throw that out there so maybe someone will find my story useful. Take care.
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    • December 3, 2010
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  • i've been having problems with heaviness in my head an loss of balance for awhile now and my doctors not sure what's causing it.It started in march with just feeling a bit shaky. I thought i must be coming down with something and felt heaviness in my head. I didn't think much of it and it went away after 3 days so i was just glad i hadn't actually gotten sick.It came back a few more times and again i just put it down to "i must be coming down with something". I felt fine besides that.It came back in may and it was worse. Before it had just been a feeling of unsteadiness but this time it stated with a feeling like a weight in the back of head that was throwing me off balance. Even when i was sitting i could feel it. I thought right away it must be my ears so i went to a drop in centre and they looked and said my ears where fine. I had no temperature (i never did either) or any pain in my ears. They said there was no inflammation or irritation in them or my throat or sinuses, and my ears didn't need syringing or anything. My hearing was fine. They suggested that i go to my regular doctor.It went away about 5 days after that. When it came back i had a headache aswell so i thought it must be eye strain cause i got new galsses a year ago and i figured if the prescription isnt quite right that might be the cause. I got my eyes and checked and they're fine and so are my glasses.At this point the feeling of heaviness in the back of my head was so bad that i was having trouble holding my head up. My dad suggested that it was my neck, may be i'd pinched a nerve or something.I went to the doctor and at first she said it must be my ears but they look fine. She suggested it could be a virus affecting my ears. She did l alot of tests getting me to turn my head this way and that, stand up and sit etc. She said she doesn't think it is my ears since it doesn't get worse on turning my head like you'd expect with vertigo. I can shake my head and it doesn't feel worse or make me dizzy. It also doesn't change going from sitting/ lying to standing. She checked out my neck but i have no pain or numbness anywhere in my neck or along my spine (or anywhere).She also did a load of blood tests for vitamin deficiency, thyroid etc. They all came back normal.She sent me away with antibiotics incase i was developing an infection and told me to come back in a month.I thought maybe im stressed without really knowing it so i went down stay with my mam for the month but i still got it even there.It'll go for a day or two but it always comes back.I went back to the doctor and i was getting headaches too and she said maybe its just migraines but the headaches aren't severe enough to be migraines and i have no sensitivity to light at all. She told me to come back if it got worse.It has gotten worse and when i went to her on monday she referred me to a consultant but my appointment isn't until august next year, i wont be able to get a quicker appointment unless i have more serious symptoms.Right now i still have the heavy feeling in the back of my head. If i try and hold my head up straight it starts to fall backwards. Or i try to lean forwards but then i start to sway backwards and forward until i have to stick my leg back to keep my balance. I've had people comment that i look drunk (which upsets me since i don't drink at all)when i'm standing i have a feeling like im being pulled backwards. If i don't stand with one leg extended back to balance myself i will actually fall flat on my back. Even when i sitting i find it difficult to lean forwards and end up falling backward into the seat.I still feel the weight when i'm lying down.Its really starting to bother to me especially since yesterday i nearly feel down an escalator. I have to hold on going up stairs so i don't fall backwards, but i let go to answer my phone and right away i pitched backwards and if there hadn't been some to behind me i probably would of cracked my head open. Also i live i'm sick of people looking at me like i must be drunk or high because i swaying and nearly falling over the whole time.What could it be?It has to be something to do with my ears or my neck?you must be having the symptoms of low blood pressure. If yes, eat salty food coupled with lots of water. After recovering from diarrhea(if ever)and taking some antibiotics, drink probiotic drinks to replenish the good bacteria that was killed by the antibiotic.
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  • i woke up this morning with a small head ache about an hour or two later it got worse, an i started feeling heaviness in my head an my neck, when i stand up it gets worse about 3 times worse an i feel like i was going to faint, went to the doctor said nothing was wrong with my ears or eyes, so they suggested me to a nerologist next month please help
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  • I have been having these exact symptoms since October of 2010. They came out of nowhere. It all happened after driving home to the country from Columbus, in. I started having tunnel vision, severe panic attacks, heaviness in the head, blurred vision, loss of concentration and severe unbalanced feelings. I started to see a chiropractor thinking it was my neck. That didn't work. It ended up giving me severe panic attacks. Then I tried an ear doctor thinking maybe I had fluid deep in my ears causing the unbalanced feeling. Everything was fine.Then I did lab tests for thyroid, diabetes, headaches, etc. Everything has come back normal.Then I went to a regular doctor. They said it could just be anxiety. I said "I have been having these symptoms for over 6 months and sometimes they are better for 3 days then hit me like a ton of rocks for 2 days. It affects my work, driving, mental clarity, and my energy levels." they said...ur just crazy. Go see a therapist.I didn't like that answer so I started looking up all my symptoms since chiropractors, doctors, therapists, yoga, exercising, diets, medicines, And sleeping doesn't help.My symptoms have reduced by all those things but have not diminished. I think the diagnosis of MDDS is exactly what is going on.
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  • did you manage to get the cause?
    i am also having the same problem.
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