Vesties’ Village

Notifications
Clear all

Covid-19 Vaccine side effects

17.3 K Posts
2264 Users
40197 Reactions
2.2 M Views
(@spacecadet)
Active Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 30
 

@wynnwolter yeah, I’m only three weeks in and I stay home with my kids.  My husband took the last two weeks off work.  I’m curious to see how I hold up as I inch back towards my normal life.  But man, I do appreciate the little things after this.


   
Gloria M, LadyD, nodiagnosis and 5 people reacted
ReplyQuote
(@wynnwolter)
Active Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 47
 

@spacecadet I am going on 11 weeks since my 2nd shot. The 2nd shot is what really put me down. But in that time I had to move from Montana to Texas to live with parents because my symptoms were so bad I couldn’t work which caused A LOT of anxiety. I had it under control for a bit and my symptoms seemed to alleviate quite a lot. Hoping you can start getting back to normal life sooner than I have managed to do! Especially with kids! 


   
spacecadet, Sassafras, spacecadet and 1 people reacted
ReplyQuote
(@apollo)
Active Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 34
 

Hello all I have been stalking this board for about a week now after being alerted to it by Reddit. I suffer from headache, pressure in head, sinuses, and dizziness. 
These started everyday, 24 hours after my second shot and have been hitting me off and on since. 
I can tell u one thing from past experience that most of the symptoms we are feeling are from inflammation from the shot that is causing a histamine, mast cell issue.
As some one who suffers from histamine intolerance I recognize most of my symptoms. Just I’ve never had them this bad or this long.
first shot April 24 slight headache and pressure in head. Then second shot may 22 felt fine. 24 hour almost to the T I was hit with the worest headache ever and dizzy spell where I couldn’t even stand.

only thing that seems to lighten it is dymista I think it’s called from allergist. It’s a spray antihistamine in my nose with Flonase it was 60 bucks from pharmacy.

also I made the histamine connection after eating high histamine foods would trigger it even worse.

I hope this helps some people towards figuring out what is going on.


   
Hippo33 and Hippo33 reacted
ReplyQuote
Sassafras
(@thenystagmus)
Highly Active Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 849
 
Posted by: @carym23

@thenystagmus thanks for the info on Sudafed and thank you for how active you are on this forum. It is extremely helpful.

Thank you, interacting here has been a mighty thread woven into my life as part of my safety net, helping to keep me from falling into despair! 🥴

I didn't react to Sudafed for decades, in fact it was the only thing I could take for head colds after other meds made me woozy, but I suddenly had an unusual paradoxical effect from it. It might be worth giving it a try, knowing it could be quirky. Well wishes! 🤗🙏


   
LadyD, dragonlover, LadyD and 1 people reacted
ReplyQuote
(@apollo)
Active Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 34
 

I have had days were I have felt ok and days that really suck. This is my only explaination of what I have seemed to find so far.

if I eat high histamine like a couple of mandarins or leftovers my headache and body ache are worse.


   
ReplyQuote
(@kirstymiller)
Active Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 38
 

@teresawarren40 thank you for keeping on posting, it’s so good to see people who are finding ways around this nightmare!


   
ReplyQuote
(@flandimonaboatmf)
New Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 4
 

@mwhite3

Your symptoms, timeframe, and situation appear to mimic mine very closely.

I'll use this reply as an opportunity to post an update on my own situation while trying to address your questions.

In summary, I received my first dose of Pfizer on May 10th and started experiencing symptoms like yours 12 days later. Those symptoms have now persisted for 33 days. I am healthy and fit. I've been very particular about eating a healthy and balanced diet for years, and consequently, I'm not deficient in any area of nutrition, even the micronutrients most people are guilty of (D, B12 etc). I started taking the supplements recommended by many on this forum (L-glutathione, quercetin, zinc etc) on top of my already fairly full supplement schedule. I wasn't expecting any miracles from those, as I'm well aware they are merely more antioxidants on top of a diet already rich in them, and indeed no miracles have been witnessed so far after a couple of weeks.

I have shown no noticeable improvement so far, although the cyclic and come-and-go nature of the symptoms mean that it's hard to notice changes (improvements?) even if there are very slow changes taking place. I've now spoken to 3 GPs and a Neurologist. Unlike many on this forum, and I'm not sure if this is a UK/US divide (I'm UK based like you) all 4 doctors I spoke to acknowledged that this is likely the vaccine as it's a new medicine and the medical profession is as of yet sorely lacking the data to fuily understand every possible side-effect it could have.

The most fruitful interaction I've had so far is with the neurologist who I saw on Monday. To my surprise, he said that he has seen many patients already with exactly the same symptoms as me following their jab, although he'd seen more from AZ than Pfizer (that's likely base-rate, as the UK has had more AZ jabs than Pfizer jabs). He told me that it was likely a migraine-like reaction, as it has many symptoms in common, and as someone who had migraines in childhood, I could agree that it seems like a very light and persistent migraine. It has the same feel.

So far I've had my blood tested, which came back clear, and the neurologist booked me in for an MRI that he said himself he expects to be clear, as he already suspects it's the vaccine.

The next port of call after the MRI (this Saturday) is to talk to him about treatment. The reassuring thing is that I asked him if he had seen recoveries from this and he replied that he had, some with and some without treatment.

I asked him for advice about the second dose, as, being in the UK, I'm not due for it until late July. He erred on the side of vaccination, saying he could not make any promises about whether the second dose would cause a recurrence of the symptoms or an amplification of them, or nothing at all - but with the Indian variant dominant here, and one dose being pretty useless against it, he recommended I go ahead with it.

Personally, I'm not yet sure what to do about dose 2. I'm going to see what happens with the symptoms before then, and whether the neurologist can help with them. Since he's confident they can be treated, even after the second dose, I'll see where I am, come the date.


   
KitKat, KitKat, Gloria M and 7 people reacted
ReplyQuote
(@isismadec)
Very Active Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 237
 
Posted by: @teddy
Posted by: @wynnwolter

Anyone have issues with their family insisting that this is all just horrible anxiety? I don’t know how to explain to them that’s it’s not!

Maybe have them look at some news articles.  This one interesting.  1000+ comments under it too:

 

https://www.wsj.com/articles/are-covid-vaccines-riskier-than-advertised-11624381749

 

Unfortunately, you can't read the entire article without a paid subscription.


   
Sassafras and Sassafras reacted
ReplyQuote
(@chara-bookerfyzical-com)
Professional Member
Joined: 6 months ago
Posts: 0
 

@gloriam Thanks so much for your response and I am so very sorry you continue to feel poorly.  I starting turning over stones and while I await my 2nd vaccine (I was told by public health to not get it until I see a neurologist and that won't happen until Dec of this year); I saw an endodontist for a root canal thinking, maybe it's the problem.  Well that led him to do a retreatment (which now I don't think I needed) and I've suffered so much the past week from the pain and he never checked my bite after he refilled it.  It's crazy what is going on out there.  Oddly, I don't have vertigo anymore and today is the first day I feel better and I don't even know why and I still think it has to do with the vaccine shot I got.  I truly wish you only the best of health.  Feel better soon.  Note:  I went for 2 physio treatments with a vestibular physiotherapist.  I wore these black goggles so he could see what my eyes were doing on a computer.  I think he helped a bit, but I don't think it was enough to land me where I am.  I am hopeful that all who feel poorly will feel better and that their impairments from the vaccine will disappear completely.  It's funny too, how docs try and tell you it's in your head (when I know it's not, and I'm not neurotic or a hypochondriac).....I call that gaslighting!  Diana


   
Sassafras, dragonlover, Sassafras and 1 people reacted
ReplyQuote
(@onaboatfeeling)
Active Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 18
 

@flandimonaboatmf I have also been going back and forth on getting the second dose but after doing some research, I am staying at 1 dose until I figure out what my diagnosis is for these symptoms / a solution.

 

This study gave me some confidence in the decision: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/covid-19-which-vaccines-are-effective-against-the-delta-variant#Covaxin-data

 

Hope this helps


   
DDH and DDH reacted
ReplyQuote
(@lukenick)
Active Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 47
 

I don’t know if I am still dizzy or if the eye issues are being caused by the dizziness. It’s so frustrated. At least i can work and drive but my eyes don’t feel like they want to work together and I’m still getting headaches. I just want some relief. I’m feeling down today and am losing my positive attitude. I’m sick of no answers from tests. Next week I am getting a full VNG test from the ENT which will hopefully provide some answers. Doesn’t help that I have been dealing with GI issues now that could or could not be related. 


   
Sassafras and Sassafras reacted
ReplyQuote
(@flandimonaboatmf)
New Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 4
 

@onaboatfeeling Thanks, that is interesting. Let's see how the study fares after peer review.


LadyD
(@ladyd)
Very Active Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 146
 

@mwhite3 I’m in UK and I’ve sent you a PM 


   
ReplyQuote
(@gloriam)
Very Active Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 169
 

@dianah thanks Diana. I appreciate your words and reminder. I hope that the vaccines do wonders for us all and the world   That would be the best for all. I will keep positive thoughts about my recovery and that the vaccines do more good than harm. 🙏


   
Sassafras, LadyD, Sassafras and 1 people reacted
ReplyQuote
 annb
(@moonbeam)
Very Active Member
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 61
 

@heybro Thank you for the update. I'm glad you are feeling better! May I ask how you were able to get the Ivermectin? Are you in the US? Did you use one of the doctors on the FLCCC site or did your dr prescribe it? Thanks.


   
ReplyQuote
Page 317 / 1151