Dizziness and Fainting Feeling

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Andrea Jane
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Date Joined Oct 2008
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   Posted 10/24/2008 1:36 PM (GMT -6)   
I was just wondering if any of you have experienced the feeling of being dizzy all the time and some times in the day I feel like I am going to pass out.  I have also noticed that my eyes stay blood shot all the time but that could be because I am always exhausted.

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   Posted 10/24/2008 5:20 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi there - ohhhhhhhhhhh yes.....thats more or less how I started out....dizzy, foggy feeling in the head, vision problems, etc. Balance problems....but if did finally go away for the  most part.  One of the things with MS is fatigue, and when I get tired, fatigued, etc...my head gets quite foggy again, but goes away after I have had a nap....

Another method that I use to reduce the dizzy/headfog thing is that I take ativan.....it not only helps with the head fog thing, it also acts as a muscle relaxant, and helps relieve the muscle spasticity that I get in my neck, shoulders and lower back. and it also helps with anxiety that I get ever since I came down with the MS symptoms....

Caution though, the ativan is quite addictive....both physically and psch.....


Hope this helps

Best regards


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   Posted 10/24/2008 5:23 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey Beau...good to see you...I'm on yahoo

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   Posted 10/24/2008 5:34 PM (GMT -6)   

Andrea Jane,

Yes, I have chronic vertigo.  It was my presenting symptom.  I have had it ever since.  It never goes away.

Gretchen       co-moderator MS board       diagnosed with MS July 2006
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Motown John
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   Posted 10/31/2008 7:20 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello Andrea Jane:
I don't mean to be the smart aleck  that I am,
I'd like to think that is how my wife felt about me....
I know....wake up buddy.
DX'ed June 21st, 1987

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   Posted 10/31/2008 7:24 AM (GMT -6)   
Hehehe John.  I am sure that is how your wife felt about you, in fact I am sure she still feels that way about you. 

Gretchen       co-moderator MS board       diagnosed with MS July 2006
I have no lesions on my soul and so I will live with no limits.

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   Posted 11/7/2008 10:12 PM (GMT -6)   
DUDE i pass out and am dizzy all the time... its normal lol

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   Posted 11/7/2008 10:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey Casey

Passing out is not normal. Have u discussed this with u'r doc?? Being dizzy with MS can be normal, but u shouldn't be passing out. Please let u'r doc know if u havne't already and let us know how u are.
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