virtigo attack :( just now....

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   Posted 4/18/2009 5:33 AM (GMT -6)   
Just went to the kitchen to grab a pop and I suddenly felt like I was leaning wayyyyyy over and was like wow scary, went back an layed down and felt better but I'm still thirsty and now I don't know if I should get up :( I hate this virtugo, I havent had an attack like this in like a year, why and what should I do? I guess I'm just in need of some comfort

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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 4/19/2009 5:51 PM (GMT -6)   
Dehydration can cause vertigo, so can allergies and a number of other things. If this re-occurs, you might want to discuss it with your doctor. Also, some have found relief from vertigo with Acupuncture treatments, so that may be an option for you, too.

Take care,
Chronic Lyme Disease, Gluten & Sulfite Sensitivity, Many Food/Inhalant/Medication/Chemical Allergies & Intolerances, Asthma, Gut issues (dysmotility, non-specific inflammation), UCTD ("Secondary Lupus-Like Syndrome"), Osteoporosis, Pancytopenia, chronic malabsorption/malnutrition, etc.; G-Tube; Currently TPN-dependent.
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