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Caring for the Carer

Resources to help friends and family understand the vestibular patient experience.

New Patient Toolkit

New to this website? Get started on your journey to diagnosis and recovery.

"No one understands me. I feel so alone."

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

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

Learn to live with a vestibular disorder.

"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."

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Sometimes I can't think straight.

Vestibular disorders can affect your cognitive functions, making it difficult to concentrate.

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News

Holiday Gift Guide
Nov. 19, 2019 | 5:29pm

A vestibular patient's wish list may look a little different than most. Rather than looking for the next best gadget or fun experience, they seek gifts that are functional or provide comfort.

Chair Yoga Flow
Aug. 14, 2019 | 7:16pm

This is a beginning chair yoga routine that is perfect for people who want to stretch, relax and strengthen, but are unable to stand for a practice.

When Sounds Are Too Loud
Jul. 15, 2019 | 1:39pm

Hyperacusis is hearing disorder that causes ordinary sounds to be perceived as unbearably loud. 

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New Patient Toolkit

New to this website? Click here to get started on your journey to diagnosis and recovery.

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.

Learn more

Listen to doctor and patient testimonials to learn what causes vestibular disorders and how they impact patients physically, cognitively, and emotionally.

Find a Vestibular Specialist

Use VeDA's free provider directory to search for a vestibular health care professional near you.

Tips: You can select more than one provider specialty. Click on the provider name to view details about their practice. Enter country name if searching outside the United States. For best results, be as specific as possible in your search parameters.

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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.

Click here for more information and to register.

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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