Hi everyone. I know it has only been a few weeks since my last post, but I wanted to ask a question about posture. I think I mentioned in that post that my symptoms are very sensitive to the position of my head. Even slight deviations from what I consider neutral posture can bring on throat pain, tingling, foreign object sensation, etc.
About two weeks ago though I decided to take a leap and try to change my posture to maximize the distance between the styloid process and the first cervical vertebra. In effect this means thrusting my head forward and tipping my chin slightly upwards - all the time. Well, rather to my surprise, two weeks later my throat pain is WAY better, along with several other symptoms. It seems quite hard to believe that I can alleviate some symptoms in such a stupidly simple way, but there’s no doubt that it’s worked to some extent.
What I want to ask is whether anyone else has had partial success with postural changes, and if so what symptoms got better and which ones remained. For me it’s been mostly the throat symptoms that have gotten better (glossopharyngeal nerve pain, voice changes, tingling, etc.), while the symptoms localized in my head (headache, ear fullness, etc.) have not.
Of course I am enormously glad to have found a way to minimize some symptoms, but on the other hand I quite confused about what these developments mean in the grand scheme. I have some ideas but would be very glad to hear other people’s experiences and thoughts before leaping to my own wild theories.