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Migraine – More than a Headache

By Drs. Michael Teixido and John Carey. Updated June 2022 by Pavan Krishnan, pre-doctorate research fellow at Johns Hopkins Introduction Migraine is a common clinical problem characterized by episodic attacks of head pain and associated

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Soul-Care

Do what you love Fill your mind with positive insights Create a space to listen to yourself Be creative: paint, draw, color Connect with nature Share your story Listen to music Journal Laugh! Hi, soul!

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Taking Care as a Caretaker

For those who love helping others; a gentle reminder to take care of yourselves, too. As a physical therapist and meditation coach in training, I deeply sympathize with the joy that comes from supporting others

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Laurie Savino Fundraiser

Danny Burns' friend, Laurie Savino, was diagnosed with Meniere's about a year ago. Before COVID, Laurie was a successful New York City real estate agent selling $10 million a year.  As the real estate market

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Holiday Tips for Vestibular Patients

Holidays can be challenging for vestibular patients for many reasons. Family and social engagements often cause sensory over-stimulation, resulting in fatigue, and often triggering symptoms (e.g. dizziness, vertigo). In addition, for some, high sodium foods

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Fall Prevention

September is Fall Prevention Month, and Urban Poling is drawing attention to factors that contribute to falls related to imbalance. As we age, we grow more susceptible to impairments in vision, the vestibular system, proprioceptors,

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Living with a Vestibular Disorder During the Covid-19 Pandemic

A Research Study 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

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Vestibular Support Groups Survey

Are Support Groups Useful? VeDA Ambassador Erik Vanstrum has designed a support groups survey to gather information and help spread the word about how important finding a support system is for vestibular patients Six months

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Group Exercise Classes and Personal Trainers for Dizziness

What to look for in a group exercise class or personal trainer if you have dizziness issues If exercise were a medicine, everyone would be prescribed it. This is even more true for people with

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Raising Awareness About Vestibular Migraines

June is Migraine Awareness Month, and VeDA wants to bring awareness to a lesser known migraine variant called vestibular migraine (VM).

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How to Deal with an Acute Vertigo Episode

Vertigo can be an extremely distressing symptom. The sudden onset of world-turning dizziness and the accompanying nausea, imbalance and loss of function can feel paralyzing and cause great concern. You’re not alone. In fact, nearly

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Tinnitus, Hearing Loss, Musicians, and Hope: A Case Study

Recently, VeDA Ambassador Glenn Schweitzer spoke about tinnitus on a podcast called Blurred Laws and Life, hosted by Richard Busch, a prominent lawyer in the music industry. What made this interview truly special is that Scott Schreer,

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