VeDA does not provide medical advice.
VeDA's website contains information that is intended to educate patients and their caregivers about vestibular disorders. The short publications available on VeDA's website have been written and reviewed by qualified medical professionals and are periodically updated.
To further our mission VEDA accepts advertising and sponsorship under strict guidelines. We will refuse any advertisement that we believe is incompatible with our mission. The presence of an ad on our site or in one of our newsletters does not imply endorsement of the advertised company or product. Advertisers and sponsors must not make unsubstantiated health claims or suggest VEDA has endorsed a product.
VeDA uses social media to share topics that may be of interest to vestibular patients.
Articles that VeDA re-posts from other sites are NOT VETTED by a medical professional associated with VeDA.
VeDA staff uses its discretion to choose topics they feel may be of interest to members of our community. Every effort is made to screen out articles that contain overt mis-information and/or offensive content. We also recognize that the interests and opinions of our community are diverse and varied. It is our intent to provide information that is engaging to the majority of our followers, and apologize if there are posts that do not appeal to you individually.
The information contained on our website and in our social media posts is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, it is provided for educational purposes only.
You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use this information.
Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. Talk with your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
Nothing contained on VeDA's website or social media pages is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment.
Not a Substitute
The information and materials on VeDA's website and social media pages should not be used as a substitute for the care and knowledge that your physician can provide to you.
The information and materials presented on VeDA's website and social media pages are meant to supplement the information that you obtain from your physician.
If there is a disagreement between the information presented herein and what your physician has told you - please defer to your physician and/or seek a second opinion from a qualified vestibular specialist. He or she has the benefit of knowing you and your medical problems.
You should recognize that the information and materials presented on VeDA's website and social media pages have the following limitations, in comparison to being examined by your own physician:
- You can have a conversation with your doctor
- Your doctor can perform a physical examination and any necessary tests
- You could have an underlying medical problem that requires a physician to detect
If you think that you are having a medical emergency, call 911 or the number for the local emergency ambulance service NOW!
And when in doubt, call your doctor NOW or go to the closest emergency department.