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Hi Everyone, I am so happy to have found this forum! A bit of a back story: after years of dizziness, vertigo, tinnitus, really crap balance and brain fog, I was diagnosed with Vestibular Migraines this January. The medication hasn’t been too bad (Epilim 900mg), plus being the anxiety prone person I am, I already take Escitalopram, 20mg.
I’ve learnt to not spend too much time in noisy places like shopping centres and bowling alleys as my ears start buzzing and my brain seems to check out for a while. Managing stress has been the most difficult thing for me :disappointed:
Anyways, I won’t prattle on any longer - for anyone who is interest in location, I’m in Australia :australia:
Thanks!

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Welcome @dr.paj! So sorry you have this crap illness, but you found your people here. Sounds like yu have a pretty good handle on MAV, is it controlled pretty well?

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Welcome to our dizzy family!

Emily

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Thank you!

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So far so good… It usually is ok apart from the sensory overload and ‘rubber floor’ feeling. The newest sensation is when I’ve got a cold (currently) - the dizziness seems exacerbated. Blerg.
Thanks for replying!

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Hi @dr.paj!

Sorry you have to be here… :woozy_face:

But as you are, welcome! You, like me will find this site and the lovely people that frequent it a real silver lining! :slightly_smiling_face:
There is so much support and advice…

You can also use the search facility if you want to look for a specific article :+1:t3:

Good luck with your MAV! :crossed_fingers:

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Thank you!

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Welcome @dr.paj glad you have found us - this forum is a life saver!
Jan

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