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If you are worried about the eye twitching, then I can assure you that it is not a serious condition and does not point towards anything serious in the eye.
I have been having dizzy spells/vertigo for two days
I am fit and a dance teacher however this is very strange
I eat well
It is eyelid myokymia and can occur due to misfiring of nerve impulses at the neuro muscle junction of the eyelid muscles.
I am never sick my immune system is strong
As for the spells of dizziness and vertigo, then it is most likely to be due to benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
I do not have any pains
What is that?
What should I do. I travel to work / total 2 hours a day
When I was lying down the other day..the room was spinning
BPPV can occur due to inner ear problem( labyrinthine problem).
How does that happen?
You can consult an ear,nose and throat specialist (ENT) for a detailed ear exam.
So what about work? I am a dance teacher ...what if this happens again>
You can go through this site for more details regarding BPPV- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benign_paroxysmal_positional_vertigo
I taught it was stress but I don't think so
Beside vertigo do we have other signs
what about hormonal imbalance..tyroid gland? I am in my menopause
There can be nausea,vomiting, blurred vision , feeling like fainting apart from dizziness .
Hormonal imbalance can cause different symptoms but not vertigo.
Even hypothyroidism would cause more of tiredness,fatigue but not vertigo.
so I should see a doctor asap
How long does it take to cure the condition
It would help to consult an ENT specialist for a faster relief from vertigo.
Will the specialist be able to cure this..or am I stuck with this lol
You should begin to feel better soon after the treatment is started ( medicines such as anti-histaminics along with certain maneuvers).
ok...but what about driving?
I can't see to predict when these happen
They say that the episodes are triggered by sudden change in head position ( sudden tilt/up/down of the head,even a jerky roll over in bed), stress, fatigue,lack of sleep.
To avoid day to day problems, it is better to consult the specialist earlier.
Ok..I will. But how did I get this..? any causes..
There is no known cause for it except for natural progressing age ( occurs due to deposit of calcium in the inner ear).
So I will go and consult..and keep head motions limited. Any other things I can't do to limit the espisodes?
No, nothing more to it.
Ok thank you
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