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vertigo worse in cold weather?

I've noticed that my vertigo is much worse since last Friday when the temperature dropped and is now only in the 40s.  Has anyone else experienced this?
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http://sciencelinks.jp/j-east/article/200621/000020062106A0785408.php

There is this reference that show a worsening in this patient's vertigo with a change in weather due to change in atmospheric pressure, this is something that can happen when a cold front comes in.
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I am finding my vertigo worse since the temperature change but it gets really bad in windy weather.  I was outside today and when I got in a car I went really dizzy and had a numb feeling over my body....does anyone else experience this?
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I have had persistent vertigo ever since 3 days after my gall bladder surgery about 7 years ago, it is worse when it gets colder and I agree with the cold fronts that go through and for me its worse at certian times of the month as well. I always feel like I am on a boat and it bothers me most when I am doing nothing and the worse part of it is no one knows how I feel and they really don't care... :( All the docs say I am a healthy woman but I still believe that there is something someone can do do help with my problem.... If there is anyone that really knows about this and is willing to take this seriously please get back to me because I would like to know how it feels to be normal again for at least a day.... Thank You
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Have you visited an ENT about your giddiness as yet?

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Thomas Antony
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I have visited every Tom, **** and harry in Southern Maine and undergone a large amount of tests, they don't give me any direct answer, I did go see my doc in Kennebunk and she says I have quite a bunch of sensitivities and my nasal tissue is inflamed and in addition to that that can affect the eustacian tubes and cause slight dizziness, I think my stress in life and anxiety issue makes that problem worse and oh well. If any medical professions want to spend a little time with me and not toss me arround to figure out something for 6 years and find the things that make me sensitive it would be cool. Have a good day :) I also saw on Mystery Diagnosis that a woman suffered similar symptoms as me and went to see multiple docs and when she finally was refered to the proper balance specialist, she was diagnosed with a rare, disembarking syndrome or something like that, there is no cure, the symptoms are always with you and they are currently researching ways to treat it. I wonder if that is it, but on another note I am going on in my days and making the best of everything.
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Re: disembarking syndrome>

The correct name is 'mal de debarkment syndrome" or 'mal debarqment syndrome'.

It is described as 'land sickness' after being in the sea (on a cruise) for a while. A rare condition. This usually resolves in a couple of days, but may last about 6 mths. I understand it has also been reported after airplane travel as well. But it is a rare condition.

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TA
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I have a question, will I have trouble going overseas with this condition on an airplane? What should I prepare myself for, I may be going to Morocco and am worried mostly about the departure and decent, will I have any troube with this and will I have anxiety or will it be like when I am in a car and feel nothing?
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Another question do you know anything about chemical sensitivity?
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I am sorry you will find it difficult to get a satisfying answer. We don't know enough about vertigo as yet. The departure and descend can affect the middle ear pressure, and depending on the cause of your vertigo, it may or may or may not affect the same.

What did your consultant say? What was his/their conclusion after the exam and investigations? Were you diagnosed to have 'mal de'barquement syndrome'? This started after a cruise?

You have asked about 'chemical sensitivity'. Coupling this with your doctor noting 'sensitivity' in the nasal tissue, I presume you are asking about allergic sensitivity. Yes, allergy is known to cause vertigo.

Hope this helps.

Best,

TA
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Hello. Recently after 2 years of suffering with debilitating "balance issues" I found an answer. It all started after I had a Tetanus and Flu Vaccine in a two week period. I had severe weakness, muscle spasms and disequilibrium. I was saw multiple Neurologists at a large University Hospital. I was diagnosed with MS to begin with. No one considered the vaccines as a potential cause of the problems. I developed Pernicious Anemia during this time and was told that this was the cause. Then, I started improving with steroid treatment and B12. It was conculded that I had some type of Post-Viral Syndrome from the Vaccines. But, the balance issue continued. When the weather became cold this winter and it was windy out, I noticed that my balance problem became much worse. I went on my own to a ENT. He did an extensive balance study and concluded that I have a lesion on my vestibular nerve caused by, most likely, the Flu vaccine. He is treating me with cawthorne exercises, a low dose diuretic, and an antihistamine. It is a miracle. I feel so much better. Just knowing the answer has made an incredible change in my overall well being. He told me that the damage is there for ever and I can control it by changing the way my brain responds to environmental changes. Its amazing. Hope this helps.
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i too have vertigo,woke up today feeling my equalibrium off, and it is raining this morning,,,and a think we have a cool front too,,so i took my motion sickness pill,doesnt always work, usually i still throw up, lord hoping i t doesnt come out the other end,diahhrea,that happens too..i hate vertigo~~~~~~~it ruins my life!!!
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Ihave had vertigo for 9 months now i went in hospital for a day about 2 months ago movements of the head it lasted 3 weeks then it came back going again tomorrow to see the doctor again dizzy tablets help for a short while will let you know whats the next step June Yeates England
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IVE BEEN SO TROUBLED BY MY VERTIGO, SCREWING UP ME WORKING,,,the warehouse was spinning today,had to go home,,, i called a clinic in memphis tn today,the shea clinic.to treat vertigo,a cure to some ive heard  $5400.00 to $5600.00,i dont have insurance..its a shot in the inner ear,with steroids....thats the cure~
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Kat,
  There are many reasons for vertigo.  Your statement is a bit confusing, Is it the cure for you or is it just a cure for some?  The cure for me is surgery where the brain has to me physically moved to get to the semicircular canal in the inner ear.  It took not just an ENT but a specialist in the field to find this. And many with this problem are misdiagnosed and go through years of treatment that has nothing to do with their condition.  So, don't rely on a Dr with no expertise but yet is going to put chemicals in you that may do more harm than good, Go to a specialist who could then send you to someone who is even more specialized to diagnose you properly.
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been 2 yrs since i wrote,i had a bad case of vertigo today,while on line at factory,28 degrees out,fan blowing on me on the line,,all of mine line turned over,like there was a earth quake,thats what my mind and eyes were seeing,my brain flipped is what i guess happened...equalibrium messed up,the wworst experience so far,but short in how long it lasted,scared me to death,when my brain flipped though,that was a first! never had the shot as i had talked about in 2010,  still need help!!
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Cold whether makes Veritgo rally bad dizzy
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