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Ménière’s Disease

In 1861 the French physician Prosper Ménière theorized that attacks of vertigo, ringing in the ear (tinnitus) and hearing loss came from the inner ear rather than from the brain, as was generally believed at the time. Once this idea was accepted, the name of Dr. Prosper Ménière began its long association with this inner ear disease and with inner ear balance disorders in general.

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Facebook Support Groups

General Vestibular Support Groups: These are Facebook support groups directed towards any kind of vestibular dysfunction. Vestibular Disorders Support Group Vestibular Hope Vestibular Voices of Care - Facebook support group for family and friends of


Vision Challenges with Vestibular Disorders

Explains the link between the vestibular system and vision, describing the vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR) in detail with information on evaluation, treatment, and coping strategies. Details the special considerations required for vision correction, including glasses and contact lenses.


Traumatic Brain Injury

Concussion recovery may be complicated by vestibular involvement. Vestibular rehabilitation can help.


Vestibular Disorder Triggers

Vestibular disorder symptoms of vertigo--dizziness, headache, fatigue, tinnitus (ringing of the ears), and imbalance—can be impacted by various triggers such as: Diet Environmental factors Lifestyle choices Habits Travel And more... Because triggers differ for each


About Vestibular Disorders

The vestibular system includes the parts of the inner ear and brain that process the sensory information involved with controlling balance and eye movements. If disease or injury damages these processing areas, disorders of dizziness or balance can result. Vestibular disorders can also result from, or be worsened by, genetic or environmental conditions, or occur for unknown reasons.

The most commonly diagnosed vestibular disorders include:
– Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
– Vestibular migraine
– Labyrinthitis or vestibular neuritis
– Ménière’s disease
– Age-related dizziness & imbalance
– Vestibular damage due to head injury


Vestibular Paroxysmia

Vestibular paroxysmia is an episodic vestibular disorder which usually presents with a high frequency of attacks. This disorder was first described by Jannetta in 1975 as “disabling positional vertigo.” It is also known as microvascular


Vestibular Migraine: It’s Not Just a Headache

Vestibular migraine isn’t just a headache. It is a potentially disabling neurologic disorder. Author: Stuart Johnson, PT Most people know migraine as a severe headache that makes it difficult to perform routine activities. But it


Raising Awareness About Vestibular Migraines

June is Migraine Awareness Month, and VeDA wants to bring awareness to a lesser known migraine variant called vestibular migraine (VM).


External Resources

VeDA provides links to other websites that may be useful for vestibular patients and professionals as a courtesy. If you know of a resource you think would be useful to add, email us at [email protected]