Niacin for vertigo

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148057 tn?1231430591 I came out positive, and I'm presently on treatment <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> HSV. My Meniere's attacks have stopped. No more vertigo, ringing in the ear etc. It makes sense, because if the virus caused an infection in, or around my middle ear that explains the fight, which is Meniere's disease. And when the virus becomes inactive, Meniere's goes on remission. There for Meniere's is not a disease, but a symptom of a disease.
Avatar n tn I start hearing the soft hissing cricket noise after I had recovered from the vertigo and it's getting louder and very annoying. I was given 250 mg <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>niacin</span> time-released to take once daily. I've been taking it for about a week now but my ear is still ringing. What is causing it? Please Help!!! It's driving me crazy! I am 53 yr. old female.
Avatar m tn ordered at the ER showed no problem like stroke-but the reoccurrence of the vertigo and he prescribed it to probably an inner ear infection or something in that nature. I was prescribed Meclizine <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> the vertigo if it came back again, which it did (he called it positional vertigo as one position stopped the terrible spinning of the world around me-and the med with some valium did the job..until the next and then the next episode days apart.
602157 tn?1443565954 It basically feels like im standing on a dock, i feel movement as in, ive been on water <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> a day and i still have that sensation. Happens worse when i walk around. Sometimes it will get bad like, the picture may move around. Its not a "room spinning" feeling or anything, its more of a lightheaded/floating sensation. I feel this could be anxeity because after i visit a speical doctor etc, when he tells me im fine, the floating sensation lessens a lot. Any ideas/had this before?
Avatar n tn Advicor (lovastatin/<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>niacin</span> extended-release), Simcor (simvastatin/<span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>niacin</span> extended-release), and Vytorin (simvastatin/ezetimibe). The new labels will warn patients about: Memory loss and mental confusion. Some people taking statin drugs have experienced these brain-related effects. These effects usually have not been serious and went away when patients stopped using the drugs. Risk of high blood sugar. Risk of being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
Avatar n tn Thanks <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> that Soonerman. I'll check out Raynauds and <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>niacin</span> (I eat loads of mushrooms - think they may have niacin in'em- but seems an unusual./unlikely connection). Found something earlier on line that suggested liver disease - bit worrying! Am a tad overweight but don't drink....and the weight gain is recent.
Avatar n tn BP was about 80/50 HR 60. Ran 3-5 miles a day 6 days a week. Seem to have a cold/flu <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> 3 weeks so went to the doctor thinking I had an ear infection. Was told no that I had vertigo and there were exercises I could do but no cure. BP was 144/100 HR101. Was told it was because my body was stressed. Now,7 months later, still dizzy, headaches and have gained 20 lbs for no apparent reason. had a complete physical.
Avatar n tn Thank you so much <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> your replies. <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>niacin</span> "may be able to clean out any traces of monoxide poisoning in your blood." --Is this backed by research for CO? Or based on the notion that B3 is known to flush many toxins out of one's system, like it does with THC? I was under the assumption that CO is irrevocably bound to red blood cells. "The question is why haven't you purchased an inexpensive carbon monoxide detector instead of wildly speculating about causuality?
Avatar m tn nearly every credible source i looked online (mayo, cleveland clinic, govt. health websites) say that less than 140 <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> a random sample is normal not borderline. my RBS was taken at 8 pm. i had 3 crackers with peanut butter at 5:45 and then i did a cardio workout (20 minutes) and had 2 more crackers at about 7. if it's relevant, i have hashimoto's thyroiditis. if you could please tell me if a RBS of 115 indicates Pre diabetes or not, i'd be very grateful.
5730080 tn?1373231201 This is not intended as a substitute <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> medical advice. I hope you find some answers soon <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> your aunt. It shows that you love and care for her a lot. Best wishes to you and your aunt!
Avatar m tn Take a antihistimine and spray nose really good and it should drain soon or if you still have it after 10 days get a z pak. Thats if it is an ear ache. I finished tx about 3 wks ago and had an earache <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> two wekks prior to finishing. Took a z pak after 2 wks and the ear drained. Thought that was done , then a week later it came back, but not quite with the same pressure in ear.
1702615 tn?1421815848 Whites of my eyes blood red and purple/red spots all over, especially my face. Orders at the time were to be tested <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> HIV every 6 months <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> 10 years, due to blood transfusions (HIV awareness but blood screening for HIV had not yet been fully implemented.) Never tested positive. 1995 Inline skating accident, injury at lower back, disc bulge at S-1 L-5 and believed to have developed my large Tarlov Cyst at base of spinal cord during this time.
Avatar f tn Day 1 through day 4 - 1 tablet 3 times a day for 4 days=30 mg/day Day 5 through day 8 - 1 tablet 2 times a day <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> 4 days= 20 mg/day Day 9 through day 12 - 1 tablet a day <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> 4 days=10 mg/day Day 13 1/2 tablet for 4 days=.5 mg/day Total 16 day treatment. The doctor was concerned for me to take steroids because I suffer from panic/anxiety and have a lot of digestive issues. I am wondering if this is an adequate dosage or if he gave me less than normal due to my other conditions?
Avatar f tn dizziness,motion sickness like that is worse at night and not associated with positional change. It wakes me up several times every night and keeps me awake. Even though it has some BPPV symptoms, such as dizziness or vertigo, lightheadedness, imbalance, and nausea I do not believe it is BPPV. 2012 examination by an excellent ENT from Germany ruled out BPPV. 2010 brain/neck MRI were normal. No outside spinning sensation either. Imbalance or dizziness is NOT worse with a head movement.
Avatar n tn If there are any suggestions or helpful advice you could offer i would appreciate it. I have recently asked <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> a refferal to a new neurologist and am scheduled <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> an appointment on July 23rd. sincerely yours Nicole This discussion is related to <a href='http://www.medhelp.org/posts/show/294022'>Migraine Syndrome, Complicated Migraine or Atypical Migraine?</a>.
Avatar f tn Find my mind slips into an almost awake sleep. And vertigo. Been getting some vertigo just sitting at desk. And nausea. I'm having increasing joint pain. Started in 1 finger, now it multiple fingers. And the trigeminal neuralgia is coming back. This time, it feels like I get a quick stab in my left eye. Hate that! My concern goes back to the trigeminal neuralgia I was diagnosed with in 2013. Determined idiopathic. But blood test did show elevated eosinophils at 8%.
1225331 tn?1333369369 Thanks <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> your comments. However, I'm 100% <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> sure it's not Lyme. They've tested me for it and there have been no documented cases of humans contracting Lyme Disease that originated in Colorado. And since I don't go anywhere - it can't be Lyme. http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/insect/05593.
Avatar n tn He had been going through a clinical trial at some point, taking niacin trying to reduce very high cholesterol. (Not to encourage <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>niacin</span> usage <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> high cholesterol, as I think some doctor told me <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>niacin</span> is hard on the liver.) Don't want to forget to get your own cholesterol checked. And it might be of interest, with your inflammation of eyes and liver, etc., if you got cortisol (natural steroid your body produces) testing.
Avatar n tn It's quite frightening, it almost also feels like my body just stopped working <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> a split second, and almost like I'm going to faint. It happened this morning when I got out of bed a couple of times, and a few more times as I made my way to work. It's off and on, sometimes I don't feel it all day, other times it can happen many times in a day. I have been having other anxiety symtpoms as well, including mild panic attacks. Is this a symptom of anxiety that any of you have experienced ?
Avatar n tn Been suffering from some dizziness/vertigo <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> the last year, roughly. Went to primary, then to ENT & allergist, who suggested I see a neurologist, who then informed me that most cases of vertigo w/out a "serious" cause are caused by inflammation of the 8th cranial nerve (a benign condition, other than for the symptoms it causes.
Avatar n tn In the meantime since the original vertigo attack I was okay <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> about a week and then I started experiencing an equilibrium problem ever since. Everytime I turn my head I can feel the pressure affecting my eyes and ears. I went back and was prescribed the ear patch, flonaise and Astelin which don't seem to be working. Could balance or equilibrium problems be realated to sinus pressure build up?? Do you think ordering a glucose test would be benefical.
Avatar n tn I see you told Beth you had the same things going on tingling in the feet needle feeling in feet arms wrist hand and sometime face i have been on paxil <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> 4 yrs <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> hot flases ..do u think it could be from my meds ...im going to for a EMG in 2 day ...i scared of what they will find ..I have panic attacts all the time over this ...please help ....
Avatar n tn I have never gone on the computer for advice before but I am desperate <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> help. I am 27yrs old and I am getting married in six months. I have been on celexa <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> the past 5 years and have just recently started researching some strange symptoms I have, only to find out that they may be related to the medication. I am almost always tired and have not had a menstrual period in almost 2 years.
992677 tn?1337358095 Well I have been having HA's again <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> the past month or so, and they have been increasing and I think I finally figured it out.... Remember I said I had symptoms of vitamin D toxicity....well that can happen with low levels of magnesium...so I figured that was the problem and have a RX for lab work and know I will soon know the answer....
Avatar n tn Thanks <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> your responses <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> I actually feel better that I am not alone out there. Can this thyroid disease be serious in any way. As I am writing this I can actually feel the pressure in my lower neck on the left side. But this is not only it. I am constantly tired and run down. If I have a rough weekend of some partying I can get sick easily with a sinus infection. I can literally get 8 hours of sleep every night and still feel like I'm not in my body so to speak.
544292 tn?1268886268 I've been feeling like I was going crazy <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> a long time. And in addition to that; the scary suicidal ideation. The suicidal ideation vanished and returns ONLY if I get a flare up of withdrawal symptoms. That happens if I get over stressed. So i need some coping mechanisms. At the moment; "I am STILL ALVE!?" Is a pretty good coping mechanism! :) Love and healing, Emily PS. No Tramadol Withdrawal symptoms today .... :) YAY!
Avatar n tn I have been on Paxil <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>for</span> 10 years, doses ranging from 10-40mg per day. Went to doctor due to side effects on Paxil (Sexual disfunction, weight gain, listlessness, etc) My doctor switched me over to Wellbutrin (300mg) per day and told me to ween off the Paxil I have been taking 10mg per day and will soon be down to 5mg per day, and then every other day... Should I just quit the Paxil cold turkey? these withdrawel symptoms are not any better in the weening process... HELP!