I had my assessment for Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy. It was a long but very thorough appointment to assess problem areas and set up exercises. The aim of course is to, well, stimulate the vestibular system so that it accommodates and adjusts to stimulus that is typically trigger symptoms. Stimulate means- shake the system up a … Continue reading Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT) assessment day
I had a recent ER visit because I got quite violently ill. It seemed like an extremely severe IBS flare since I do have IBS-D. But that has been fairly controlled since I have gone on a very high fiber diet so it was very painful and extreme for no reason I could determine. I … Continue reading Sudden onset diverticulitis abdominal pain led to an ER visit
No, I do not have COVID. I got my results because they certainly tested me in the ER. But I had symptoms on the list... and so enters the PROTOCOLS. And I was ushered off to a side room with a few other people. I had to call a number to the front reception desk … Continue reading A visit to the ER with ‘COVID19 listed symptoms’
So I have had this balance and vertigo and dizziness issues since November 2017. And I have done the ENT thing and I have seen a vestibular clinic and I did an MRI. And the MRI... well it didn't look so pretty, man. I have migraine lesions due to chronic migraine with aura. But I … Continue reading Multiple Sclerosis: New diagnosis?
So I had my long-awaited test to vertigo. To just see if it is an inner ear abnormality. And if it is not, then it is the brain and vestibular migraine. He basically wanted to rule other things out. ENG (Electronystagmography) and VNG (Videonystagmography). I really wanted this test because of the fact I wonder … Continue reading VNG/ENG vertigo test
All joking aside, my doctor is awesome. She does listen and does everything possible for me. I have had horrible doctors in the past, so I know bad doctors. She truly listens and cares, which is a good combo. Not to mention she is extremely intelligent. Some extras: Remember when going to the doctor to … Continue reading Monday Manual: dealing with a doctor