Playing with my meds
Spent 3 days in hospital last week for pneumonia. Didn't sleep much on that crappy hosp. bed. Upon discharge, I developed some type of inner ear thingy. I could "hear" the air rushing past my eustachian tube openings in my windpipe. If I bend over, issue resolves itself withi a few seconds. When I sit upright again, it returns. At least I can sleep at night. Part 2: I got into the car few days ago - wife driving - and we headed down the street. Suddenly, everything in my line of sight was rushing left - then right - then left and so on at 150mph. Had to close my eyes lest I hurled. A true vertigo event. I have an ENT evaluation this Weds. I also readjusted my meds. I was on metoprolol and lisinopril for quite a while. My typical BP numbers are 105/65 75 pulse. I'm starting with the lowest dose of carvedilol 3.25mg and 5mg lisinopril and take it from there. Don't know if either drug had a part in my dizziness/vertigo, but we'll see. DW tried the Epley manuevor a few times - no dizziness induced and no rolling eyes.
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