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Celebrate 2014!

Thanks to all our donors, members and volunteers, VEDA made major strides in 2014 toward our goal of defeating dizziness!

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

Click here to search our provider directory.

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

How can I help others?

"My friends and family just don't get what I'm going through. I feel so alone."

You aren't alone! 69 million Americans suffer from dizziness or imbalance during their lifetime. 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.

"My children just think I'm dizzy because I'm getting older— but it is more than that."

Learn more about how vestibular disorders affect seniors.

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

Learn to live with a vestibular disorder. Click here for more information.

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Latest News

Increasing Patient Centered Medical Care for Chronic Patients
Jan. 09, 2015 | 8:27am

Medical practices have significantly increased the implementation of patient-centered medical home (PCMH) practices over time to try and provide better care for patients with chronic illnesses, according to an article published online January 5 in Health Affairs.

Adverse Effects from Gentamicin and Other Aminoglycosides
Dec. 30, 2014 | 10:36am

Aminoglycosides are known to cause ototoxic damage, vestibulo-toxic impairments, nephrotoxicity (kidney damage), and encephalopathy. If you have been adversely affected by aminoglycosides you may want to participate in this survey.

"SO STONED" Mnemonic for Dizziness
Dec. 29, 2014 | 12:41pm

Professors Floris Wuyts, balance specialist at the University of Antwerp, and Alfonso Bronstein, a neurologist from the Imperial College in London, have developed a mnemonic to help doctors more easily determine what type of dizziness their patient suffers from.

Find Help

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.

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 here for definitions of the different provider specialties.

Check your symptoms

Use the Isabel symptom checker to get a list of possible diagnoses.
*Not meant as a substitute for medical care.

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.

Click here to share your story.

Online Poll

Have you ever been diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)?

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.

Membership Changes Coming Soon!

VEDA will be rolling out a new membeship program in 2015. Current memberships will not be affected, but there will be lots of new ways to get involved. Stay tuned!