Vicki Appel, a pediatric nurse, went for a relaxing massage and ended up leaving in an ambulance, experiencing severe vertigo and vomiting. Little did she know that 10 years later she would be living her life with chronic and disabling vestibular dysfunction, but without a clear diagnosis.
Articles on VEDA events, national awareness events, etc.
On June 21st AMD celebrates its first annual migraine awareness day to bring this disease to a higher level of public consciousness and eliminate the stigma associated with it.
Dashers walked their own paths to raise awareness and achieve a personal goal.
Concussions can cause trauma that results in vestibular dysfunction. VeDA is offering a free webinar on this topic.
The goal of Balance Awareness Week is to raise awareness about vestibular disorders. You can help by participating in one of our many BAW events.
March 2-8, 2014
Patient Safety Awareness Week is an annual education and awareness campaign for health care safety led by NPSF.
That’s right, the holidays are just around the corner. For many of you this brings the hustle and bustle of family activities. For some it may also be accompanied by anxiety – what if your vestibular symptoms flare up? VeDA would like to offer you some tips and tools for coping with the holidays – click here to read our short publication, “Advice for the Holidays: Managing the Symptoms of a Vestibular Disorder.”
In the UK, the Ménière’s Society will be inviting health professionals, Society members and the general public to participate in this year’s Balance Awareness Week.
Melissa was diagnosed with a vestibular disorder when she was only 13 years old. As she gets ready to celebrate her 30th birthday, Melissa wants to give back to the organization that helped her conquer her fears so she could lead an active, independent, and relatively “normal” life. VeDA is so happy to have Melissa as an ambassador to help raise awareness for vestibular disorders.
Watch and share the official Rare Disease Day 2013 video! The sixth Rare Disease Day takes place on 28 February 2013. This year's slogan "Rare Disorders without Borders" emphasises the need for international cooperation. Join an activity taking place near you to demonstrate global solidarity. Let's go beyond borders for rare disorders. Show your solidarity today! http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=n6HReXaUUSw