All I can say is that my ENT and family doctor both gave me Valium...not at first but when the symptoms got worse and nothing helped and I kept on going to ER all the time so, for me Valium has been a life saver and I take it responsibly. As for not driving...I chose not to drive anymore because of the vertigo and that is just as dangerous to me as taking the meds as far as I am concerned....never knowing when an attack would happen horrified me and as I said my personal choice. Also half this country takes meds that affect our reflexes for one reason or another and we still have to carry on. I do what I have to and what is available to me and thankful every day for it. Now maybe someone should go after all the folks on cancer meds and Parkinson meds and give them a good old lecture on the harm and side effects or their meds ?