After searching for hours trying to figure out more about my mums condition I found this forum, was wondering if anyone could help identify if my mums got Migraine related vertigo, or if its Meniere’s disease.
She has had the condition for a few years now, seen ENT specialists, and is currently under a neurologist from the Meday Hospital, her symptons have recently changed, she used to get very severe vertigo attacks with vomiting and diarrhea, but after a episode it would stop for a while before returning, then things got more difficult when she started to have the attacks very often to almost one a day, after lots and lots tests her initial medication was Betahistine, and when the attacks got so regular the neurologist gave her Nortriptyline this helped in the beginning, the attacks stopped and so did the dizzyness, things were goin very well, and he kept telling my mum to up the dose of the medicine, she did upto a point, she also has a very weak digestive system gets acid reflux, and then the dizzyness came back, and the most upto date symptons are she gets drop attacks, where she will be doin whatever and the dizzyness will come on instantly at different times of the day, can’t really pin point any triggers apart from her acid condition, when her stomach is upset the dizzyness comes on much more easily and regular. The severe attacks have stopped and this seems a new type of dizzyness, and it seems to be in the background but lasts pretty much all day
Im just needinig more help regarding what direction to take this, not sure if goin back to the ent specialist, or to get her to up the dose of the Nortriptyline or to start all over again with a different approach.
Mums 66 pretty weak and has a vegetarian diet…Any help and advice would be highly appreciated…