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Dizziness & Exhaustion

I am in the middle of being diagnosed with ADHA. I am 30 years of age have have been struggling all my life.

I work in a business school environment and all the pressure and deadlines have been getting overwhelming.

I went on a lovely stressless vacation, worked a week and now I have been off work since 2 weeks. I feel dizzy or like I am on a boat the keeps rocking me. I could sleep all day but when it gets to the evening, I get stomach craps and my mind won’t stop thinking.

Has anyone had this? I have been to the doctors who have done audio, balancing tests, IRM on my brain and they have found nothing. What can I do? I can’t go back to work like this?!! My next appointment with the ADHD specialist is in a month.

Please let me know if you have had this and what you did about it? I need to get back up on my feet so I can go to work (and have the energy to do sports again).

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It sounds like Menier’s Syndrome.  That is a middle ear problem.  To my knowledge, there is no “cure” and most of the time it is episodic rather than chronic.  That would account for the dizziness.

Have your doctor also check out your thyroid function.\ to see if that could be the cause of the fatigue.

Don’t give up.  To my knowledge, this is not a typical problem with ADD, but might be a side affect of your meds, so check in with your doctor.

Posted by Dianne in the Desert on Nov 18, 2013 at 2:28am

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