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I’m Dancing Again

Eight years ago, I was diagnosed with Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease, which has caused bilateral deafness and vestibular hypofunction. It has left me deaf, off balance, dizzy, and with oscillopsia (jumping vision). I have these

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Balancing Act Rehab Supporting The Continuation of LRL

Life Rebalanced Live (LRL) Conference, Past and Present Balancing Act Rehab Provides Funding for LRL VeDA would like to give a big shout out to Drs. Abbie Ross and Danielle Tolman with Balancing Act Rehabilitation

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Exploring New Year’s Resolutions

Exploring New Year's Resolutions Suggested Topic for Vestibular Support Groups Written by VeDA Ambassador Samantha @concussedfullydizzy Many people celebrate the New Year by setting goals or resolutions. However, for those with vestibular challenges and unpredictable

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Dizzy on the Ice

How Braxton Overcame His Dizziness to Keep Playing Hockey “I really don’t know how I was able to play hockey,” remarks Braxton. He is a college aged hockey player, but he has an added challenge

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In Memory of Susan Papa

Mourning the loss of a great vestibular advocate It is with great sorrow that I share the passing of a friend of the vestibular community, and someone I’m proud to call my friend, Susan Papa.

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Balancing Your Budget During the Holiday Season

If your budget is tight during the holidays, and you’re dealing with a chronic illness, consider these suggestions to celebrate without straining your finances or health:   Set a Realistic Budget: Determine how much you can

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Vestibular Support Groups After Recovery

Feeling Better and the Impact of Recovery in Vestibular Support Groups Online support groups for vestibular disorders are valuable for individuals seeking understanding and connection. However, the reaction to recovery milestones can be varied within

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Structuring a Support Group

How to Structure a Support Group Meeting For Vestibular Support Group Leaders If you are not a VeDA support group leader and are interested in getting involved, you can fill out the volunteer application to

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A Family Journey

A mother and her fight to help her son regain his balance.

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Advocates at Work During Balance Awareness Week 2023

Advocates at Work In preparation for Balance Awareness Week (BAW) 2023, happening September 17-23, these VeDA volunteers share what they are doing to "make vestibular visible" during this annual awareness event. Learn More About BAW 

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Wisdom from the UK’s Large Vestibular Support Group

The UK’s largest support group for anyone with a balance condition, with now over 250 members, mainly from the UK, but also with American and European members enjoying the English style of support. The group

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Falling In Love With My Walking Stick

My Walking Stick By Karen Mizrach On July 4, 2018 I was scrolling through Amazon’s options for walking sticks. Finally, I settled on one that was part of the “Survivor Series”. I know that because

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