"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.

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

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A Patient’s Guide to the Vestibular System
Mar. 17, 2015 | 3:59pm

As a physical therapist, I’m often asked the following question by my patients, “Why am I dizzy?”  Well, I can’t really answer that question without first explaining how the normal vestibular system works.  So here goes!

A Study on the Adverse Effects of Gentamicin
Feb. 24, 2015 | 2:03pm

Gentamicin and other aminoglycosides can cause permanent vestibular damage. This study - conducted by the family member of a vestibular patient - aims to evaluate the day to day limitations reported by people who have had adverse effects from these drugs.

A Swimmer's Journey
Feb. 02, 2015 | 11:26am

Betsy Stengel is a Meniere's patient and a life-long swimmer. In this article she describes the challenges a swimming pool poses for a vestibular patient, such as the dancing reflection of light below the pool's surface, and how she faced her demons to reclaim her life.

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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.
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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.

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Online Poll

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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.

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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!