HelloThanks for replies very helpful.
As an update I had my first fall in August and was hospitalised for two nights and one night in October. Since then I have had several falls but
just been helped to my feet.
The cause of the falls the hospital said was due to sudden fall in BP.Although normally I have high BP . The GPS were very indecisive
and changed my medications several times. But I am now on 20mg
of Lisinopril 40mg Propranolol and Metformin for diabetes and a daily
The Cardiologist said my BP was high but he would not change the medication until I had been seen by a Neurologist… But in August and October I could get up from the floor unaided and my condition and symptoms gradually worsened from January??
Totally confused and stressed?
GPS totally uninterested. Just say it down to Cardiologist and Neurologist?
Cardiologist says its down to Neurologist
I fear Neurologist will say it is Cardiology.
But thanks for everyones support
I have had several falls in recent months. I have no body strength and my wife has to help me shower dress and sometimes help me get up from a chair. I can now only walk short distances when I go out for my daily walk and feel very tired and weak all the time. When alone if I fall I stay on the ground because my body has no strength to get up
I have had cardio tests at the hospital and I spoke to a Cardiologist who says my symptoms are not cardio and almost
certainly neurological. I have high blood pressure but he does
not want to adjust medication until I have been assessed by a
But as a final cardio check he will arrange for me to have a
Tilt Test. There will be a delay because he does not consider
I have been waiting since January for an appointment and
now my June appointment has been postponed until July.
I have been put on the list for a cancellation.
I sometimes have choking episodes when I eat.
I really struggle climbing the stairs at home and
it very stressfful.
I have high blood pressure diabetes 2 (under control with
I tested low for Creatinine (39)
My wife can get me up from bed or sofa but not from the floor.
I have fallen twice recently at home and Paramedics had to
get me up from floor.
Has anyone had similar symptoms?
If not MS what else could it be?
Any advice welcome as I am very anxious awaiting the neurology