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Date Joined May 2006
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   Posted 10/19/2006 8:26 PM (GMT -6)   
iI have general anxiety disorder.right now i have dizziness when i turn over in bed to one side .the dr says it is positional vertigo ,it makes me afraid to go to bed ,it is a horrible sensation .has anyone else had it ,if so what did you do for it .would appreciate any advice

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Date Joined Oct 2006
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   Posted 10/19/2006 9:04 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi Always

I get vertigo quite often, it goes away on it's own, usually in about 4 to 8 days. Try using pillows to keep you on the side that doesn't bother you. Not easy to do, but it does help. Wishing you luck with this and I hope it doesn't last long.

Judy smurf

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   Posted 10/21/2006 10:27 AM (GMT -6)   
hi judy
thank you so much for your advice ,i am doing what you said , It hit me suddenly last friday while iwas doing yoga .it is very unpleasant as you know. you are a very kind lady , i see you have replied to other posts. everyone seems very nice and supportive. thanks for the welcome

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   Posted 10/21/2006 4:42 PM (GMT -6)   

Hi always!

I understand what u r suffering from, I had a dizziness for 3 months all the time with the begining of my GAD , after that I had tried shallow breathing helped me but didn't work well ,then tried to take Zoloft , from second day of treatment the dizziness disappeared totally, but now some times when I'm missing my zoloft the dizziness hiting me direct that is my experiency with the dizziness and wanted to let you know..hope you going to getting better so soon.. yeah

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   Posted 10/26/2006 7:01 AM (GMT -6)   
I had that too when my anxiety was high ive not had it for a while try to meditate before you sleep it may not be vertigo.
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