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Light Sensitivity (Photophobia)

Chronic light-sensitivity can act as a catalyst for dizziness, vertigo, lightheadedness, headache and other symptoms that are often associated with vestibular disorders. In this article, we take an in-depth look at the experiences of those with vestibular-related photophobia and offer tips for keeping it in check.


Dietary Considerations

CHANGES IN YOUR DIET CAN REDUCE DIZZINESS Many people with Ménière’s disease (also called primary idiopathic endolymphatic hydrops), secondary endolymphatic hydrops, or migraine-associated dizziness find that certain modifications in their diet can reduce dizziness and


Natural Supplements for Vestibular Disorders

Patients with vestibular disorders may choose to incorporate supplements into their treatment plan, either to support their prescription medications or as non-pharmaceutical alternatives that can help reduce their symptoms and improve their overall wellness. Many


Ménière’s Disease

In 1861 the French physician Prosper Ménière theorized that attacks of vertigo, ringing in the ear (tinnitus) and hearing loss came from the inner ear rather than from the brain, as was generally believed at the time. Once this idea was accepted, the name of Dr. Prosper Ménière began its long association with this inner ear disease and with inner ear balance disorders in general.

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Facebook Support Groups

General Vestibular Support Groups: These are Facebook support groups directed towards any kind of vestibular dysfunction. Vestibular Disorders Support Group Vestibular Hope Vestibular Voices of Care - Facebook support group for family and friends of


Ménière’s Syndrome or Ménière’s Disease?

The author postulates that many patients diagnosed with Ménière’s disease could actually have semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome (SCSC). By Philippa Thomson “You are correct that Ménière’s disease is over diagnosed. Many physicians diagnose it when they


Patient Logs

Track Your Progress Keeping track of your symptoms, activities, what you eat and drink, and the medications you take can help you see trends that may aid your medical provider in determining a diagnosis and


8 Steps to Managing Fatigue

People with vestibular disorders commonly report fatigue as one of their symptoms. Follow this step-by-step guide to learn how to manage your fatigue. Step 1: Understand Fatigue Fatigue is a general term that describes a