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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 Remedies for Light Sensitivity

If you have light sensitivity or photophobia, you’re not alone. In fact, millions of people have the same problem. While many of us think of irrational fears when we hear the word “phobia,” that isn’t

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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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Vestibular Migraine Coping Strategies

FINDING TREATMENT AND SUPPORT FOR COPING WITH VESTIBULAR MIGRAINE Vestibular migraine patients, Kayla McCain and Alicia Wolf, share their tips for coping with vestibular migraine. When an individual is first diagnosed with vestibular migraine it

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How Has the Nature of Patient Support Changed?

From in-person support groups to online support groups to social media "groups" - vestibular patients are connecting with their peers in many ways. Before the internet the only way for vestibular patients to connect with

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How Light Sensitivity & Photophobia Affect Vestibular Disorders

Some vestibular disorders, including vestibular migraine, can cause the patient to be more susceptible to light sensitivity. It's Too Bright! The effects of chronic light sensitivity, also known as photophobia, are profound for those who

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