Présentation de l'éditeur
I’ve been travelling across all of Europe by air on an almost weekly basis for many years and numerous business meetings fill my daily work schedule.
My entire week is guided by appointments and the concomitant time pressure.
It happened in the spring of 2011, during a regular meeting (internal meeting concerning additional tasks) while I was in the process of getting up to retrieve additional files. My legs suddenly buckled underneath me and I was unable to hold myself upright. Everything spun around me; I found myself at the center of a vortex. A few minutes later I was overcome by nausea due to the vertigo and had to vomit constantly.
After this first experience with a severe bout of vertigo, I was escorted by a colleague to a hospital where I received an infusion to treat the vertigo and nausea. One hour later, I was discharged from the hospital feeling a bit better.
The hospital physicians suggested that I had eaten something that didn’t agree with me or that I had not drunk enough liquids. I returned to the office with this diagnosis and continued my work with the help of a few pills.
My body was trying to tell me something and this was the first telltale warning signal. It wasn’t until a few weeks later that I understood what was being communicated…