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A Global Giving Movement

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday,

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Patient-Centered Vestibular Conference

On Saturday, October 27th the University of Minnesota will host a half-day patient centered conference on vestibular disorders. This event grew out of VeDA member, Jim Hainlen, believing that vestibular patients needed an opportunity to

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Julius Schnapp Leaves His Legacy

Many thanks to Marjorie & Juluis Schnapp - their legacy will improve the lives of millions of vestibular patients today and in years to come. VeDA would like to honor the memory of Marjorie Schnapp,

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Rebuilding the Self – A Patient Perspective

Meniere’s Disease attacks two areas of the self: the physical body with dizziness, ringing ears, fullness in the head and hearing loss and the sense of self that we construct inside ourselves; our thinking self,

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Amanda Rodriguez – Steps-2-Balance Ambassador

Vestibular migraine kept Amanda from her passion - running. Now she's back in the race. I was running about 200 miles a month before it happened. I was the type to clean my baseboards regularly.

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Neuroplasticity for persistent vertigo and tinnitus

Neuroplasticity is your body’s ability to change itself.  This is an essential part of the recovery process for tinnitus and vertigo.  It is not something that a doctor can do for you.  And it is

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MdDS Studies – Participants Needed

You can participate in two studies on Mal de Debarquement Syndrome: 1) To develop a guide for new patients; 2) To examine the impact of hormones on the disease. Background Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS)

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The Salt Balance

Many vestibular patients follow a low-salt diet. This article discusses the delicate balance between too much and too little salt and how that impacts our body's electrolyte balance. By Sandy Egge, MSACN Did you know

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Vestibular Rehab – A Patient Perspective

Ruth Goldberg shares her experiences with Vestibular Physical Therapy (VPT) and other exercises. I have had Meniere's for over 35 years and have discovered that Meniere's and other vestibular illnesses are ongoing chronic conditions that

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