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Posted by Julianne Rolandsen on 13 October 2012
Since surviving bacterial meningitis in April 1985, I have endured an almost constant stream of after effects, the worst being recurring bouts of explosive head pain and brain fogginess. I live in Australia and have been treated with a vast range of medical support from the foremost experts in the country during the past 27+ years. This has helped to increase my energy level overall….but does not seem to have lessened the intensity or frequency of the pain.
By far the most critical has been the amazing PRAYER support on a daily basis, by...
Posted by Mary Gordon on 04 October 2012
Hi all...at the age of 46 (5 years ago) I had West Nile Virus that progressed to Meningitis. I had all of the head, eye, nervous system symptoms. During the acute phase my lower legs also ached, like you ache if you have a bad case of flu. Nothing would relieve that ache. Years later I do have some long term effects often mentioned here, but those come and go depending on my stress level and if I'm exhausted. The leg ache however is still with me and is constant. I have had it for all these years. It's there when I wake up and all...
Posted by Missy on 06 September 2012
Hi. I am 42 and I was diagnosed with viral meningitis this Aug. At first I experienced a lot of balance issues, double vision and fatigue. I am doing much better now even though I still get tired easily. However I have this feeling of being under the influence ALL the time. It's like Im on my 2nd glass of wine. Not drunk but definitely tipsy. I feel spacy and I was wondering if anyone else has experienced this. Also I have noticed I don't have a lot of patience and get frustrated quickly. Does this sound familiar to anyone.
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