Friday early morning I was awakened by the sensation of severe dizziness. The whole room was spinning. I manged, with help from my husband to sit up and then slowly walk to the bathroom. When I went back to bed the dizziness started again and then subsided. I went to see an ear Dr. and after checking, he said it was fine and that he thought my problem was due to a neck contracture. I had been having a bad stiff neck for about two weeks. He gave me a muscle relaxer and a medication to the help circulation of blood to my brain. The last two nights I only get the spinning of the room sensation if I turn on my right side lying on my bed. I am wondering if I should consult my Neurologist since I have history of a herniatd disk in L4 and L5. During the day I just get a little dizzy if I move my head in a certain positions.
Yes, I would recommend you consult your Neurologist given your history of herniated disks/problems with your spine and go from there. After reading your symptoms, I think there is something going on with the cervical spine.
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