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Constant neck pain with dizziness

MATY4188MMATY4188 Posts: 1
edited 10/14/2015 - 5:14 AM in Neck Pain: Cervical
Hi everyone!
I'm new to the sight and very interested in your opinions.
I have been suffering from dizziness for about 2 years. I have done blood tests, MRIs, CT scans, and the Epley Maneuver. My symptoms are dizziness, brain fog, neck pain, burning in neck/neck stiffness, random eye movement , dry eyes.
This all began after a yoga class where I think I over extended my neck trying to touch my head to my knees. When I can up from the pose, I was extremely dizzy and sweating profusely. I was dizzy for weeks after.
2nd incident, I had a massage and the masseuse stretched my neck forward(she said my neck was super tight). When is he layed my head back, I got dizzy again. Had to lay down after the massage. I was also nauseous for a few days after.
3rd incident, getting ready for vacation, my daughter and I were rolling around playing in my bed, my head dropped off the side and I immediately felt dizzy and nauseous .
Each of these times I've gone on to see an ENT. They've put me in Xanex(they say all this is from stress) decongestants, allergy meds, diuretic,muscle relaxer, and finally steroids. The only relief I've had is from the steroids. My neck constantly has a burning sensation. If I do anything , like look down at something for more than 5 min, my neck will get stiff. Still have bouts of unsteadiness/dizziness, muscle weakness, brain fog. So frustrated !
Christina coyle


  • LizLiz Posts: 7,832
    edited 10/14/2015 - 5:15 AM
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