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"No one understands me. I feel so alone."

You aren't alone! 69 million Americans suffer from dizziness or imbalance. Click here for more information on help that is available to you.

"How do I know if I have a vestibular disorder?"

Find out more about the symptoms of a vestibular disorder and how they are diagnosed.

"I can’t function. The world is spinning out of control."

Learn to live with a vestibular disorder.

"VEDA helped me find a doctor with a special interest in vestibular disorders."

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"Thanks, VEDA! You helped me learn how to live an active and productive life with a vestibular disorder."

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Sometimes I can't think straight.

Vestibular disorders can affect your cognitive functions, making it difficult to concentrate.

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Latest News

Documenting the Patient Perspective
Jan. 12, 2017 | 9:30am

In 2014, VEDA asked members to assist in a research project by signing onto a patient registry and providing information on their diagnosis experience. This data was analyzed and the results published in the Journal of Otology and Neurotology.

The Connection Between Vision & Balance
Dec. 23, 2016 | 8:51am

To maintain balance and navigate space in our physical world, we must organize and integrate information from the visual (eyes), proprioceptive (information perceived through our muscles and joints to tell us where we are in space) and vestibular (inner ears sensing motion, equilibrium and spatial awareness) systems.

Ménière’s Syndrome or Ménière’s Disease?
Nov. 08, 2016 | 9:59am

The author postulates that many patients diagnosed with Ménière’s disease could actually have semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome (SCSC).

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New Patient Toolkit

New to this website? Click here to get started on your journey to diagnosis and recovery.

VEDA Resource Library

Visit VEDA's Resource Library to get more information about your vestibular disorder and download one of VEDA's many short publications.

Learn more

Listen to doctor and patient testimonials to learn what causes vestibular disorders and how they impact patients physically, cognitively, and emotionally.

Find a Vestibular Specialist

Getting an accurate diagnosis is the first step toward recovery!

Use VEDA's free provider directory to search for a vestibular health care professional near you.
 
Note: You can select more than one provider specialty. Click on the provider name to view details about their practice.
Provider specialty definitions

Online Poll

Do you have hearing loss as a result of your vestibular disorder?
Yes - Right ear only
19%
Yes - Left ear only
33%
Yes - Both ears
20%
No
27%
Total votes: 118

Patient Registry

Help VEDA collect data on the vestibular patient experience.

Together we can advocate for actions that reduce the time it takes to diagnose a vestibular disorder.

Click here for more information and to register.

Patient Spotlight

Do you suffer from dizziness? You're not alone! In VEDA's "Patient Spotlight" vestibular patients like Melissa Jo Elliott tell their stories in their own words.

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