My name is Katie Miller, and I have had MdDS since 2002. I took two short, uneventful flights on a Friday and two similar flights back on the following Sunday. I woke up that Monday with the unnerving sensation of walking on mattresses, and it looked like the walls were moving. I had absolutely no […]
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I am sharing my experience with fellow sufferers of this misunderstood condition because of how it took close to a year before a proper diagnosis was obtained after undergoing many tests, how frustrating and depressing it was prior to that not knowing what was actually happening to me, and for having people closest to me […]
In September 2017, my husband, my two sons (ages 20 and 21) and myself went on our first cruise, two weeks before the canaries Portugal Spain. All was well on the cruise, none of us were sea sick, but we did have rough days around the bay of biscay. On return home, my two sons […]
After my third cruise, I never got my land legs back. I saw my family doctor and explained my symptoms to him and he referred me to two neurologists; one said it was an ongoing migraine and the other said vertigo.
My name is Jodi Leffue, and I am from Franklin County, Virginia. In August 2017, I attended a family vacation on a cruise. I had a wonderful time on the cruise. I noticed I could feel the ship rock but was able to still enjoy myself. On the excursions, I still had the sensation of […]
What caused my MdDS? Not a cruise. Not a windy drive. It was a medication given to me while I was under anesthesia having an operation. I was put under general anesthesia to remove a kidney stone that had been lodged in my right ureter for three and a half months. A pretty routine procedure, it […]