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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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Light Sensitivity Causes My Scariest Vestibular Migraine Symptoms

By Kayla McCain, VeDA Ambassador While dizziness was definitely the symptom that changed my life as I knew it, light sensitivity and migraine aura wasn’t far behind it. For me, light sensitivity is often the

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Cervicogenic Dizziness – A Facebook Live Interview

Cervicogenic dizziness is a difficult and sometimes controversial diagnosis. There is no single test to confirm the cause of dizziness experienced by people also suffering from neck pain. In many instances dizziness decreases as the

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8 Effective Home Remedies for Photophobia (Light Sensitivity)

If you have been diagnosed with photophobia1 or feel you may have it, the most important thing you can do is talk to your doctor about what you’re experiencing. They can help you determine what

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Migraine Glasses: Can They Help Me Feel Less Pain?

If you get migraine headaches, there’s about a 90% chance that you also have photophobia, or extreme light sensitivity. In fact, photophobia and migraine have a close enough relationship that light sensitivity has become part

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Covid-19 Vaccination Update

By P. Ashley Wackym, MD, FACS, FAAP Chair, Medical and Scientific Advisory Board, Vestibular Disorders Association Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School This Covid-19

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VeDA Partners with Urban Poling

VeDA announces a new partnership with Urban Poling, a Canadian company that manufactures and distributes walking poles that increase mobility and function at every age and fitness level. Many people with vestibular (inner ear and

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VeDA Provides Feedback on NIDCD Strategic Plan

The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) invited public comment on revisions to their strategic plan, which will determine future research directions and priorities. VeDA's Medical & Scientific Advisers submitted the following answers to five

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Pacing Strategies

Pacing means adopting new habits so you are able to participate in daily activities and not overstimulate yourself. Many patients with vestibular dysfunction become easily overwhelmed by basic daily activities, such as employment, shopping, cleaning, and childcare.

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Chair Yoga Flow

This is a beginning chair yoga routine that is perfect for people who want to stretch, relax and strengthen, but are unable to stand for a practice. You can flow from one pose to the

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When Sounds Are Too Loud

Hyperacusis is hearing disorder that causes ordinary sounds to be perceived as unbearably loud. July 4th is the United States’ “Independence Day,” known for its picnics, BBQs and fireworks. For most, fireworks are an exciting marvel

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