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What Is The Best Treatment For Unsteadiness
Depends: The symptoms could be due to a variety of causes, including thyroid issues, anemia, hidden cancers, gastrointestinal disorders, sleep disorders, problems with brain, spinal cord, chronic fatigue, muscle disease, etc. One needs a diagnosis first in order to arrive at an effective therapy. ...Read more
Exercise: Muscle cells are replaced by fat as we age & nerve pathways that aren't being stimulated die out. Make sure that the weakness is not being caused by other conditions, however. It's too easy to say, "you're just getting old." conditions that affect muscles, nerves, and energy can be obstacles. See "strong women stay young" (book) and "23 and1/2 hours" (http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=auains6higo). ...Read more
Sudden, brief episodes unsteadiness - like for moment world starts spinning. V. disorienting. Slight cold, slight temperature, but nothing else. Why?
Possibly infectious: It's possible that your cold symptoms represent a viral illness which is either directly or indirectly affecting your ear function either through the balance mechanism which we'd call a vestibular neuritis (caused by the virus) or perhaps your Eustachian tubes are a little inflamed or blocked which can also lead to feelings of dizziness or vertigo. ...Read more
Flew to NYC a week ago- since here I've feeling of unsteadiness, dizziness not lightheaded but like I may fall over throughout the day. Age 44 female ?
I have been told i have mephloquine poisoning from Larium i took over 3 years ago. I get anxiety and unsteadiness daily. What can i do?
Treat symptoms: Recent data suggested that rare inner ear & psychiatric problems occuring while taking mefloquine (to prevent malaria) can (rarely) persist, sometimes for years (benefits > risks usually).All is NOT lost though: "Vestibular rehab" can help cope with inner ear problems (not cure the problem, though, if due to a med). Meds may help anxiety, but cognitive behavioral therapy can help anxiety long-term ...Read more
Doctors what to do for balance/unsteadyness 24/7 for years if ENT apointment take months?:( worred :(
See Neurologist: How about seeing a neurologist? Someone like myself could get an appointment for you within days of calling the office. I believe many large academic centers (such as Cleveland Clinic and others) advertise same day appointments. I'm not sure why anybody CHOOSES to wait MONTHS to see anybody nowadays. ...Read more
Lightheadedness,dizziness and unsteadiness,tense back of the neck (not tight or stiff),lasts for weeks. Not sure what to do.No known illness.Thanks!
Many possibilities: The possible causes of such symptoms are many. Not enough information is available to give you specific advice. Are you having vertigo? Is the dizziness constant, or is it intermittent? Is there true difficulty keeping your balance? Do you fall? Are you suffering from excessive stress or anxiety? For an overview of causes see>http://bit.ly/1yzI7rd Consider InBox Consultation>http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't have vertigo, just unsteadiness. My doctor wants me to take trimetazidine 35mg twice a day. Any side effects?
Unsteadiness sitting down, random white sparks vision, pressure in ears/dull headache behind ears, forgetfulness, general malaise - why? Two weeks now
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