Thursday, 3 September 2009

Feeling Better

Slowly I'm feeling better.

I had a bad attack on Sunday. I felt rough all day but persisted in going to an AA meeting with a friend which on reflection may not have been a smart move - never mind. Throughout the afternoon I struggled then in the evening a full blown attack although at the start the world didn't revolve as much more wiggled and went out of focus. Then I tried to stand up and that started the spinning game again. Still it didn't last as long.

Monday morning Mrs F and my son recommended a "low sodium diet" from their research the night before into Meniere's treatments. So no bread, no ham which had been a staple of the diet on holiday to be honest and since we returned... if in doubt I'll have a ham sandwich. I'm now having crispbreads and honey.

Well Monday I was very wobbly and the Tinnitus was horrendous. Tuesday morning the same and if I moved my head quickly to the left I was close to going straight to the deck. But then on Tuesday afternoon and evening it cleared a bit, first the noise in the ear reduced then the balance returned.

So I feel a lot better right now. Maybe the low sodium thing, maybe just time passing who knows...

5 comments:

  1. Glad to hear your health has improved.

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  2. Sounds really horrible. Hope you are still feeling better and that you have a good weekend :)

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  3. Did you say some of this may be migraine related? My sister has horrible migraines, and recently we thought she had a stroke...it temporarily paralyzed the right half of her body. She recovered in a few hours...but it has happened several times now. It was truly scary. She went to a neurologist and found out it was a rare symptoms of severe migraines. Apparently, migraines can do some unexpected things neurologically speaking...(don't know about the no salted meat diet though...Im not sure life is worth living without bacon!)

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  4. I hope teh diet helps or, preferably, that the whole thing just gets better.

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