Caregivers play an important role in a vestibular patient's recovery. No one knows this better than Cindy and her husband, Jeff.
Human Interest Stories
The VeDA Heroes Program recognizes people who have gone “above and beyond” in the assistance of vestibular patients.
Meniere’s Disease attacks two areas of the self: the physical body with dizziness, ringing ears, fullness in the head and hearing loss and the sense of self that we construct inside ourselves; our thinking self, our spirit and our self-esteem.
Doctors do the best they can with medication and surgery to help heal or stabilize the physical symptoms of Meniere’s, but often do little to help rebuild the inner-self. I have learned that I can help myself and trust others to reach out and help me.
Vestibular migraine kept Amanda from her passion - running. Now she's back in the race.
We honor vestibular patient, Gerry Kerlin, who passed away June 16th, 2017, and his surviving wife, Ann, who has contributed greatly to VeDA's patient education efforts, by sharing the story of Gerry's vestibular journey.
Woman overcomes severe vestibular dysfunction to complete 5K Dizzy Dash.
Tamar and David share their vestibular journies to show how the brain and vision are integrally related to vestibular dysfunction.
Art therapy provides patients with a way to re-author the narrative of their illness.
Friday morning, 14 May 2010, Claire Snyman opens her eyes to find the room spinning around her, the light fixture dancing above. Then she develops her first migraine ever. What is this all about?
She must be overdoing it at work.
But it’s not too much work: it’s a benign brain tumor. The diagnosis completely blindsides 34-year-old Claire and her family. Together they face the new reality of her condition while trying to navigate conflicting medical advice and cope with her new onset of symptoms.
VeDA Ambassador, David Morrill, recently completed a 5K race to raise awareness about vestibular disorders.