COVID-19 Information for Vestibular Patients

COVID-19 Information for Patients with a Vestibular Disorder

Vestibular & COVID-19 Expert Interview and Patient Panel

Don’t miss the Vestibular & COVID-19 Expert Interview and Patient Panel that will be part of VeDA’s Virtual Conference, Life Rebalanced Live, February 7 – 11, 2022.

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Governing Bodies

For the most up-to-date information and guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic, check with your local health authority.

The United States Center for Disease Control

For US citizens, check with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for the most up-to-date protocol and information.

the CDC

The World Health Organization

For international updates, check with the United Nations health agency, the World Health Organization (WHO).

The WHO

VeDA Blog Posts

Living With a Vestibular Disorder During the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 26, 2021

Dr. Laura Smith, a lecturer in Psychology at the School of Psychology, University of Kent, collected information from people suffering from a vestibular disorder in the UK who had also been diagnosed with COVID-19. This blog post provides a summary of the project.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Update

December 21, 2020

This post provides an overview of the immune system, how vaccines work, as well as information about the mRNA technology used to create some of the leading coronavirus vaccines.

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Vestibular Disorders and the Corona Virus

July 22, 2020

This post provides some information about the coronavirus risk factors for some vestibular patients. It also provides guidance for how to avoid catching and spreading the virus, and how to identify the symptoms if you think you may have it.

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Patient Experiences

Patient Forum

To read and discuss experiences related to COVID-19 and vaccinations with other vestibular patients, visit the Patient Forum.

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Heather’s Story: STRUGGLING TO FIND BALANCE AMIDST BILATERAL MENIERE’S DISEASE, COVID-19 & GRIEF

Read about Heather’s journey as a vestibular patient and her experience contracting COVID-19.

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Resources

Survivor Corps

Survivor Corps works with COVID-19 survivors to support medical, scientific and academic research, to help stem the tide of this pandemic and assist in the national recovery.

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V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker

Use your smartphone to tell CDC about any side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine. You’ll also get reminders if you need an additional dose.

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Research

COVID-19 and Audiovestibular Disfunction

This research paper discusses the link between COVID-19 and vestibular symptoms such as hearing loss, tinnitus, and dizziness, and examines the mechanisms that allow COVID-19 to cause these symptoms.

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National Library of Medicine

For the updates on the latest research, you can search the National Library of Medicine.

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Additional Research