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Is it normal for vertigo to make you feel like your own

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Is it normal for vertigo to make you feel like your own choppy boat. Like being jersey around. Or like your in high winds. Like that feeling after getting off a elevator. It's making me incredibly sick this morning and causing anxiety. Just wanna make sure it's noreal with vertigo
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

yes, this is pretty normal

has this never happened before?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Oh it's happened plenty of times, but it always scares me lol. We've talked before. I have vestibular neuritis right now
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Yes, I remember

This is definitely normal with this condition

I see this a lot.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Oye. I am getting better but it seems like I am having these weird jerky attacks. Valium seems to help. How long does this take to get rid of it? Been 11 weeks now
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

did you do any therapy?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No I haven't yet. I've seen a neurologist. They think it's migraine associated vertigo. I'm getting a second opinion soon though. I just want these attacks to stop. Any ideas?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

I would look into vestibular therapy.

has this been discussed?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Not yet. Hey quick question. I just had a toradol shot at the doctors. If I was going to have a reaction would it happen right away. I have horrible medication anxiety
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Yes, it would for sure.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok it's been awhile now so I figure I'm in the clear now? It has helped my headache a bit
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Yes, you should be ok at this point

I would monitor closely though

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 months ago.

Thanks for this question

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