COVID-19 Information for Patients with a Vestibular Disorder
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.
For the most up-to-date information and guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic, check with your local health authority.
For US citizens, check with the Center for Disease Control (CDC) for the most up-to-date protocol and information.
For international updates, check with the United Nations health agency, the World Health Organization (WHO).
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.
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.
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.
To read and discuss experiences related to COVID-19 and vaccinations with other vestibular patients, visit the Patient Forum.
Read about Heather's journey as a vestibular patient and her experience contracting COVID-19.
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.
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.
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.
For the updates on the latest research, you can search the National Library of Medicine.
COVID-19 can cause ongoing central nervous system and inner ear disorders. This report quantifies the magnitude of post-COVID-19 conditions.
VeDA is collecting demographic information about our community to better understand the people we serve and to create a baseline for our efforts to improve our outreach and foster equity, inclusivity, and diversity.