VM symptom flare up 1 year on!

Hi guys so today i have spent the day in a&e with head pain nausea hypersesitivty to light colours enviroment, im having difficulty focusing brain fog and feeling generally unwell. I was told as i had VM almost 1 year ago its likely to be symptom flare up and not a new attack even tho these were all of the symptoms i had when i collapsed and was diagnosed with VM initially 12 months ago. Im under a neurologist and an urgent clinic appointment has been requested but im having major anxiety thinking im going to go through that hell all again as it took 3 weeks of these symptoms and me eventually collapsing for them to take me seriously and investigate the last time. Has anyone ever had this symptom flare up? Or any advice for me on how to relieve these symptoms? Thanks xxx

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  • There is such a thing as recurrent viral meningitis (Mollaret’s Meningitis) and it is a rare disease. Check out mollarets.org to see if it sounds familiar. If you think you have viral meningitis again seek medical care right away so you get some treatment and relief.

  • Thank you i will do that

  • I have just experienced my 3 round since 2013. Each time I have had a spinal tap and I have VM again.. go to Dr.

  • Please give my daughter's story a read on this site. Rosie S's Story. Here lies sugnificant success (from what we know so far), for complete recovery from VM!

    She suffered for near on two years before discovering meningitis now, subsequently trying cranial massage by visiting an independant cranial osteopath in her area.

    Some of the symptoms you are experiencing are pretty much similar to what she suffered. It seems the key, and recent breakthrough, is releasing the spinal fluid which VM leaves a blockage for...and enabling it to flow again through your body, particularly your head.

    There are some on this sight who have now given it a go after reading about it, and after just a couple of sessions, felt considerable relief.

    I the last few weeks Rosie and I have been contacted by the media, news papers and radio to tell our story of this potential breakthrough!

    We now feel we want to help as many poor people who have suffered this dreadful illness for which before now seemed there was no light at the end of the tunnel.

    Good luck and please keep posed how you get on if you try this amazing treatment. Rosie coupled this with acupuncture, having alternate treatments once a week, now a couple of months in. Xx

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