Every patient’s journey is different. That’s why VEDA encourages you to Walk Your Own Path during this year’s Dizzy Dash.
Oregon State University conducts the largest survey of quality of life among adults with rare diseases.
This report is the first study to investigate quality of life for those suffering with Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS).
Experts update best practices for diagnosis and treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo with a focus on improving quality of care and outcomes.
In 2014, VEDA asked members to assist in a research project by signing onto a patient registry and providing information on their diagnosis experience. This data was analyzed and the results published in the Journal of Otology and Neurotology.
To maintain balance and navigate space in our physical world, we must organize and integrate information from the visual (eyes), proprioceptive (information perceived through our muscles and joints to tell us where we are in space) and vestibular (inner ears sensing motion, equilibrium and spatial awareness) systems.
The author postulates that many patients diagnosed with Ménière’s disease could actually have semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome (SCSC).
Recent work has demonstrated that the symptoms of common vestibular disorders may be linked with certain environmental factors.
A subtle vision misalignment, when identified with a thorough medical history and treated with aligning lenses, may reduce symptoms for some vestibular patients.
Vestibular disorders do not belong to one healthcare specialty, but require a multi-disciplinary approach to ensure that patients are accurately diagnosed and effectively treated.