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Vestibular Neuritis
VeDA has been a sanity-saver for me for 30+ years. I am a 73-year old 'retired' RN. In May of 1986, the month I turned 40, I came down with what eventually was diagnosed as left-sided vestibular neuritis. At the time I had been working in the operating room of a local hospital in the Seattle area and was traveling between several hospitals instruc Read more
Vestibular Neuritis
Surly Sue retired in 2019 at 67 to join the world of balance rehab after a research hospital told her she needed an autopsy to really know what was wrong with her. We think Sue’s 2017 heart bypass messed up the gyroscopes in her 3rd eye. Read more
Ménière’s disease
This paper describes the author's journey with Meniere’s Disease, beginning with cochlear hydrops, and progressing into full-blown, Meniere’s. It covers the medical treatments offered and received, and his decision to try a novel, low risk approach of drinking 2+ liters of water per day - he's been symptom free for five years now. Read more
Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD)
This is my story of finding help to heal a compromised nervous system. A previous ordeal with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (aka CRPS or RSD) led to discoveries of life-long balance deficiencies and a journey of inner healing. A diagnosis of Vestibular Migraines and PPPD led to more self-compassion and a renewed sense of balance. Read more
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Connie describes her "river episode" and how it lead to finding her diagnosis of profound bilateral vestibular loss, and a therapy that works. Read more

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I went from an unbalanced, uncoordinated kid to a teenage student athlete and driver. Read more
Labyrinthitis
On Friday October 13th of the 2017 year, I had a horrible reaction after receiving two vaccines. This reaction ended up destroying my left vestibular nerve, which controls eye movement and balance-related functions, causing an explosion of symptoms including nystagmus, oscillopsia, nausea, and fatigue. Read more
Other
I suffered inner ear damage after a concussion from an automobile accident; ear surgery was successful. Read more
Other
Left Unilateral Vestibular Hypofunction - started in the high altitude of the mountains and I am still off balance and fatigued after a year. Read more
Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD)
Alex's age made getting a diagnosis difficult, because regular vestibular specialists would not see him and pediatricians didn't know how to treat him. Read more

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