Other Topics

Proper Footwear

Proper footwear can help improve balance especially in older people who may struggle with mobility and balance issues.

Vestibular Disease in Dogs and Cats

Explains the signs of vestibular dysfunction in pets. Includes causes, prognosis, and treatments, including what owners can do to help their pets. Also includes a picture and link to one beloved dog's story.

VeDA Members Ask About Research

Addresses questions about why research takes so long, describes the scientific method, provides information about helping research by becoming a research subject.

Improving Balance with Tai Chi

Discusses the benefits of using Tai Chi - a martial art characterized by gracefully flowing movements and postures - to improve balance.

Hormones and Vestibular Disorders

Explores some of the possible effects of hormones on inner ear disorders in women.

Environmental Influences on Vestibular Disorders

Have you ever wondered if vestibular disorders and their symptoms are influenced by the environment? Recent work has demonstrated that the symptoms of common vestibular disorders may be linked with certain environmental factors.

Controlling Your Symptoms

How to reduce dizziness and nausea caused by your vestibular disorder.

Top Ten Facts About Vestibular Disorders

A helpful tool to download and share in your community (pdf) and through social media (jpg).

Travel Tips

Vestibular patients often have challenges with various methods of travel, including motion, pressure changes, visual stimuli, and fatigue. Here are some tips that can help minimize these impacts.


Yoga can help vestibular patients regain balance, focus, movement and coordination. Use this resource to help you modify your yoga routine around your vestibular issues, or take it to your local yoga instructor and suggest that they develop a class for people with balance problems. (Click here for a 1-page poster presented by Saravanan Chockalingam, DPT, on the benefits of yoga and VRT.)


Relaxation can help reduce stress and anxiety, which trigger or exacerbate vestibular symptoms.


Thanks to VeDA, vestibular disorders are becoming recognized for their impacts on people's lives and our economy. We see new diagnostic tools and research studies, more accessible treatments, and a growing respect for how life-changing vestibular disorders can be.

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