Hi, my name's Rick, I'm 33 and was recently diagnosed with Lyme. I began having all sorts of crazy symptoms July 2014, but they might have started 6 months earlier. Last July-present symptoms: numbness in soles of feet, gastro intestinal issues, heartburn, acid reflux, urinary problems, bladder issues, popping ears,heart pains, heart arrythmias, extreme heart palpitations, irregular heart rate variations, lack of oxygen as though I forgot to breathe, neck pains, back pains, stabbing pains in muscles that come and go out of nowhere, shoulder pain, loss of strength in left forearm and arm for 6 weeks, sore throat that disappears, HEADACHES, food allergies (can no longer eat gluten), anxiety attacks, depression, anxiety, extreme fatigue, extreme sleepiness, apathy, soreness, stiffness, stuffy ears, tinnitus, pain in ears, shooting pains in ears, jaw pain, neck pain at base of skull, pain in eyes and behind eyes, visual disturbances, can't focus on images, objects undulate, floaters, light sensitivity, sound sensitivity, mood swings, irritable, can sleep for days, insomnia at times, night sweats, extreme brain fog, difficulty reading, MEMORY issues always, difficulty multitasking, forget words, feel like falling, dizziness when standing (often), white mucus for 10 months straight prior to this my mucus was typical color, runny nose and I'm not sick, stuffy nose that comes and goes with trigger, sometimes can't/don't have energy to even talk or get up, weird headaches that come and go for 2 min.,30 min., 8 hours, pressure in frontal lobe often, feels like I'm in a dream state, sometimes as though I'm stoned, I blank out and stare off in lala land, can't focus on people talking to me, trouble at stores looking at everything like I can't focus, seems as though symptoms migrate to different parts of body, feel like I'm going crazy sometimes, then I feel normal, never know what I'm going to get next everyday is something new, feels like something has taken over my body, etc., etc.
Then I'm normal for some time back to my normal self, there is no pattern to my symptoms.
Seen over 15 doctors at least 6 of them specialists. Finally, I requested Lyme test and blood results came back positive. Here I am, met LLMD and currently on Week 1 of treatment.
Thanks for reading, I'd like to hear your story.
Post Edited (Onetime416) : 7/19/2015 3:52:40 AM (GMT-6)