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I am suffering from Chronic Dizziness since last few years .I have also Balancing Problem, unsteadiness in standing & walking. I cannot stand on my foot for a couple of minutes without holding any object. There is always a tendency of falling down. I have also forgetfulness, pressure on chest, dry mouth, pain in joints, especially in lumber and knee joints, less sensation & sometime tingling sensation on the outer portion of left thigh .Weakness in the limbs, low tempered, became perplexed when in hurry.

It is experienced that my balancing problem aggravate during change of air pressure. During pressure range from 1010hPa to 1012hPa my condition remains moderate. But when atmospheric pressure become high or low the dizziness intensify & my alertness /...... become lower.

I have visited some Neurologists & Neuro-otologists. Major findings are:-

MRI Brain on 11.01.05 - There is cerebellar atrophy. No other significant abnormality is found.


My questions are:

(1) Is there any relation with the dizziness and atmospheric pressure?

(2) What are the treatment options for my ailments?

(3) Which are the best institutions in India where I can get better treatment?

Kindly help me.


Answered by : maneesh on Sat, 05 Jan 2013

Dear Santosh,

You mention that a MRI was done in 2005. Have you been continuously suffering from this problem since 2005 or have there been periods when you are well?

You mention that you have met neurologists and neuro-otologists. Have you met a Psychiatrist. With advances in our understanding of the brain and its functioning, Psychiatrists can use medicines which can help stabilise the chemicals in the brain and resolve functional problems if any. Meet a highly qualified psychiatrist who has a modern bent of mind.

Dr Maneesh Gupta


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