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"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.

"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.

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

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Latest News

Champions of Vestibular Medicine
Sep. 16, 2014 | 4:48pm

The Vestibular Disorders Association announces the first annual VEDA Champion of Vestibular Medicine Award initiative to increase awareness of vestibular (inner ear balance) disorders.

The Unappreciated, Holding Our Lives in Balance
Sep. 29, 2014 | 1:40pm

If you want to glimpse the handiwork of one of your body’s unsung sensory heroes, try this little experiment. Hold your index finger a few inches in front of your face and sweep it back and forth at a rate of maybe once or twice a second. What do you see? A blurry finger. Now hold your finger steady and instead shake your head back and forth at the same half-second pace. This time, no blur, no Marcel Duchamp’s “Nude Descending a Staircase” effect. The finger stays in focus even as your head vigorously pantomimes its denial.

My Dentist Visit
Sep. 25, 2014 | 1:41pm

VEDA Ambassador, Tamar Schwartz writes about her dental visit.

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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. 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!