Hello fellow sufferers! After eight long weeks I have been diagnosed with VM. What a crazy eight weeks it has been… but I guess it could always be worse (I was relieved to have a perfectly normal MRI of my brain this week). I have a very supportive husband and a six year old son. Thankfully our employment is flexible so I can be in bed if need be. And I have found a wonderful neurologist who is a good fit for me.
My symptoms began at the end of April 2019. Chronic dizziness/vertigo that eases up when I lie down. But recently it’s become worse: walking long distances (like corridors or grocery stores) is nearly impossible without assistance because my balance is so poor. And just this week the feeling of being shoved very hard that some of you have also described has begun. I do find relief on the rowing machine at my local gym and go as often as I can. I start on Topimirate tomorrow and would love to hear any advice anyone has. I’m so grateful to have found this community .