Dear HorseHappy: I’m blessedly not dizzy much at all – yet;). But I also gobble salt like there’s no tomorrow as you described. (My friends were just admiring my gourmet salt collection the other day – I’ve got a bunch: himalyan pink, fleur de sel, sel gris, etc.) Almost nothing surprises me any more with this lousy condition. (I’m EDS probably Type III hypermobility as far as we know.) I wrote it off to being adrenal fatigue, which may indeed be the case. My doctor does not seem concerned in light of this yet. I’ve started joking about needing to carry a salt lick;). Only half-joking, though.
That said, I just made myself dizzy earlier today in PT when I applied an SI belt, which pulled my tail bone down, which my (EDS-friendly) PT said could have caused pressure way up in my lower head making me dizzy then. (I always knew the butt bone was connected to the head bone lol;). I have found no pattern to my as yet blessedly very mild dizzyness otherwise, yet. (Infrequent enough to not be able to tell yet, thank God. I really feel for you). I’ve only recently started having POTS attacks which I have been able to stave off with Gatorade so far recently (knock wood). I have felt borderline dizzy when my BP rises though too.
I hope your dizzyness eases soon for you, one way or another (treated or not). Cheers,
Jandroid the hypermobile android