US Embassy workers in Cuba have reported unusual noises, which have resulted in dizziness, nausea, severe headaches, balance problems and tinnitus.
The Vestibular Disorders Association (VeDA) announces the annual VeDA Champion of Vestibular Medicine Award initiative to increase awareness of vestibular disorders that affect the inner ear and brain. 2017 award recipients include David Zee, MD, Richard Clendaniel, PhD, and Jeffrey Staab, MD, MS.
A New Image Reflects Our Strength and Stability Together
VeDA asked patients to share information about their symptoms and VeDA's role in supporting the vestibular community.
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 Vestibular Disorders Association (VeDA) announces the annual VeDA Champion of Vestibular Medicine Award initiative to increase awareness of vestibular disorders that affect the inner ear and brain.
VeDA and The Mighty - both building a community around people facing chronic illness.
A group of vestibular patients has created a petition to urge the World Health Organization to consider better awareness of vestibular disorders among primary care physicians and specialists, and multi-disciplinary teams to diagnose and treat vestibular patients.
NHL Star Bryce Salvador is named Balance Awareness Week Honorary Chair and joins VeDA to raise awareness and resources.
A survey of MdDS patients was conducted by a patient support group in Australia and reports on demographics, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatments used.