Vicki Appel, a pediatric nurse, went for a relaxing massage and ended up leaving in an ambulance, experiencing severe vertigo and vomiting. Little did she know that 10 years later she would be living her life with chronic and disabling vestibular dysfunction, but without a clear diagnosis.
A New Image Reflects Our Strength and Stability Together
We honor vestibular patient, Gerry Kerlin, who passed away June 16th, 2017, and his surviving wife, Ann, who has contributed greatly to VEDA's patient education efforts, by sharing the story of Gerry's vestibular journey.
VEDA asked patients to share information about their symptoms and VEDA's role in supporting the vestibular community.
On June 21st AMD celebrates its first annual migraine awareness day to bring this disease to a higher level of public consciousness and eliminate the stigma associated with it.
Dashers walked their own paths to raise awareness and achieve a personal goal.
Oregon State University conducts the largest survey of quality of life among adults with rare diseases.
This report is the first study to investigate quality of life for those suffering with Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS).
Experts update best practices for diagnosis and treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo with a focus on improving quality of care and outcomes.
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.