[tabi] Re: I'm getting dizzy..can you help, perhaps?

  • From: "Yvonne Britton" <ladyvwithlove@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2009 19:23:40 -0400

Hi Chris
I have a sighted friend who has a problem with balance her's got so bad she had to stop working she is on medication for this problem but I would take Chip's advice and talk to your doctor.
Victoria
----- Original Message ----- From: "Christopher T" <cthomas70@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Sunday, August 23, 2009 2:45 PM
Subject: [tabi] Re: I'm getting dizzy..can you help, perhaps?


Thanks, Chip:

It's just strange because the images I get start to spin in and it seems as if I'm walking in circles when I'm not. I'm walking forward but the images
are spinning.
I'll ask my doctor..again.
I lost my vision due to neuro-sarcoidosis.
Thanks for the help.

Chris
----- Original Message ----- From: "Allison and Chip Orange" <acorange@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Sunday, August 23, 2009 2:14 PM
Subject: [tabi] Re: I'm getting dizzy..can you help, perhaps?


Hi Christopher,

I don't ever think I've heard of dizziness as being caused directly by
lack
of sight.

I did do a google, and what I found were a long list of conditions which
caused both blindness and dizziness (such as Neurofibromas), since you
didn't say what your loss of sight was due to, maybe it's related to the
dizziness as well?

If you have a cause for your loss of sight that's not at all associated
with
dizziness, I'd consider talking to your doctor again, just to be safe, and
get checked out for other causes of dizziness.

If it really is caused just by your lack of visual input, then I'd guess
that it will go away as you get practice in moving around without your
sight.

I know that balance therapy is available to anyone who has trouble keeping
their balance for any reason; it's a kind of physical therapy; you could
ask
your doctor about it.

good luck,

Chip



-----Original Message-----
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Of Christopher T
Sent: Sunday, August 23, 2009 1:34 PM
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Subject: [tabi] I'm getting dizzy..can you help, perhaps?

Hello, all:

I've now been blind for almost two years now and so far I'm handling the
mobility and orientation pretty well but sometimes I get really dizzy.
I know that my brain is trying to fill in the holes it's missing since
losing my sight.  I can handle those weird images most of the time:  cars
driving by, trees passing me, even hovering above parks and houses like
superman..but sometimes those images begin to spin uncontrollably and when
I'm walking I literally begin to tip over.  It's weird and strange and
sometimes I think it's going to hinder me from even leaving my apartment.
Has or does this happen to anyone?  My doctor told me it's called a type
of
syndrome but if it's my brain, how do I stop it? Nothing's worked so far.
Any help for something like this?  I hope so.
Thank you for any responses.

Christopher

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Sent: Sunday, August 23, 2009 11:37 AM
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