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Glucos153,hert rate ok, bp good. No temp. When this happend last april, the hospital called it vertigo. I do not understand. This just comes on at a random time and he cannot walk and he has no strength at all for basically for 1 - 2 days. He is 85 and in fairly good shape type 2 diabetic. I am certain of his daily meds. How can vertigo stop a persons muscles from functioning? How can it send him into such a debilitating state that he cannot move without falling? I Know, old age, but ... But... But...... It just doesn't make sense to me.

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The explanation would be that vertigo makes you lose all sense of balance. But postural hypotension, unless there is some other reason for the vertigo, would make sense too. Is his diabetes well controlled? Any other conditions?

I'd take him back for further investigations; and meanwhile install a good, stout bed rail and get him to practice sitting upright until he is confident of his balance before he attempts to get out of bed.
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Do they (or you) take his bp both laying down and sitting/ standing? My mom has perfect bp...until she sits up. Dehydrated and orthostatic hypotension.
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How is your father's vertigo being treated? Are you saying that after one of these episodes of attempting to rise and falling, that he is weak for one to 2 days? How debilitating that must be!

My understanding of vertigo is that it involves a loss of the sense of balance and is often a function of the inner ear. There are medications that can help and also a form of specialized "vestibular" physical therapy that has been successful. I would talk to his regular doctor about sending him to a neurologist for examination.
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