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Dizziness improved by movement

I have Vestibulopathy and I often experience dizziness when sitting still that is improved by consistent motion like walking or spinning. Does anyone else experience this?

I also have Autism so it might be atypical vestibular processing interacting with the vestibular disorder.

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Welcome, Clare.

Sorry to hear that you are suffering!

You are an interesting case, for sure, thanks for sharing that with us.

As I’ve noted elsewhere, during my really ill phase I was more comfortable running than walking (My vestibular symptoms were imperceptible whilst running).

Yeah, it’s a bit strange. The only reference I’ve come across is in the explanatory notes for the diagnostic criteria for PPPD.

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My problem with trying to move while having a VM attack is I fall over due to the crappy balance. If I can keep my balance, walking does seem to help, right up to the point that I stop.

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