I finally got around to reading the wiki article on labyrinthitis which Kitty posted a couple of days ago. It’s interesting there’s a fear factor involved, and that shortly before the onset of my symptoms I had to work through a panic feeling in order to talk to the spider.
The next thing is REALLY interesting / cool:
One study found that patients who believed their illness was out of their control showed the slowest progression to full recovery, long after the initial vestibular injury had healed. The study revealed that the patient who compensated well was one who, at the psychological level, was not afraid of the symptoms and had some positive control over them. Notably, a reduction in negative beliefs over time was greater in those patients treated with rehabilitation than in those untreated. "Of utmost importance, baseline beliefs were the only significant predictor of change in handicap at 6 months followup."
Ha. Isn’t that funny? It’s the same freaking message, all over again. Do you believe it?
My balance is perfect. My body is well-balanced and healthy. My immune system is strong. I completely heal my body every night. My balance is perfect.