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Defeat Dizziness during Balance Awareness Week

The goal of Balance Awareness Week is to reduce the time it takes to diagnose a vestibular disorder by increasing awareness.

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

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

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

You aren't alone! 90 million Americans suffer from dizziness or imbalance during their lifetime. Click here for more information on help that is available to you.

"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.

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

How can I help others?

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

Click here to search our provider directory.

"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.

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Latest News

VEDA's new infographic!
Sep. 11, 2014 | 5:32pm

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Now VEDA has combined pictures and words together to create an infographic that explains vestibular disorders in a nutshell.

Psoriatic Arthritis Associated with Vestibular and Hearing Disorders
Sep. 10, 2014 | 1:56pm

By Michael R. Page, PharmD, RPh | September 10, 2014

Psoriatic arthritis may be difficult to distinguish from other types of arthritis. According to results of a new study, assessing a patient’s sense of balance and hearing ability may be an aid in the diagnosis.  

Can the Mind Cure Your Dizziness?
Sep. 08, 2014 | 11:27am

By Sara Davidson 

My ear is going to heal or not, but in the meantime, I realized, I could choose to put my energy into creating positive thoughts and emotions, even if they seem unreasonable. 

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

Do your vestibular symptoms get worse during the summer or when it gets hot?

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.

Balance Awareness Week

balance awareness week 2014By increasing awareness about vestibular disorders we reach reach patients who have not yet been diagnosed to help them learn about vestibular disorders so they regain control of their lives. Learn how you can help VEDA Defeat DizzinessTM during Balance Awareness Week!