Patient Spotlights

The Vestibular Patient Experience

Vestibular disorders are invisible. You look fine on the outside, but inside you’re struggling with a myriad of debilitating symptoms. It’s easy to feel like you’re alone, and no one understands what you’re going through.

Reading about others who have been in your shoes can validate your experience and give you tips on what to expect and how to deal with it.

You can also share your story to spread hope and increase awareness about what it’s like to live with vestibular dysfunction.

A learning experience with a silver lining.

I am excited to meet you and be a part of the VeDA family. Vestibular migraine has impacted my life in several ways. My life before vestibular migraine was full of public speaking, writing for


Life threw a curveball my way, but I am better for it today

I am a proud migraine patient. My migraine story goes back several generations. But I didn't realize this until I was struck seemingly out of nowhere with chronic dizziness after a long distance family drive


Change comes unsolicited and I have to roll with it.

My journey started at age 27 in 1986. I had an emergency medical procedure following a miscarriage. When I got home to my 3 year old daughter and husband the migraines started. My first diagnosis


A journey that was and is never ending

This is a long story of a journey into a world of unknown which she is still very much on and one nobody ever expects to experience It’s Jan 22nd 2023 and we are about


Finding Support After Hearing Loss

I was born with a 55% hearing loss in my right ear. I was always told I needed to take care of the hearing in my left ear. I found that a little humorous because


My Vestibular story was a long journey. It was one of the darkest moments in my life. I felt scared and challenged everyday. It was life changing

I was 27 years old when my life changed. I had just been in a vehicle accident during Covid and within a few months my vestibular symptoms started to hit me. It felt like my


My Vestibular Story

"My life in 2019 was normal before anything happened. At the time, I was working at a busy Chiropractic office as the lead Chiropractor and at the same time I was an instructor at a


My vestibular journey, by Maria Pesick

I was a hairdresser and makeup artist for many years. My husband and I did a lot of traveling to different places - Italy, Dubai, France. All of that came to a halt when my


My Story with BPPV at 18

My name is Emma and I am 18 years old. I have been struggling with BPPV since October 2022. I first noticed my symptoms when I stood up and felt as if I was about


From fully grounded at 40 yrs old to losing myself in an instant- my journey with VM and PPPD

I was trained as a Physician Assistant and worked as a PA-C for many years while mothering 2 children. My husband and I loved to travel, exercise and be involved in our community. On a


21 years in to my dizziness journey

Hi folks! So here I am, 21 years in to my dizziness journey, and finally I'm seeing improvement. Before my very first case of MdDS I was very overworked in a stressful job. I was


Etrily Laitphlang

help me MAKE VESTIBULAR "VISIBLE" While most people may not be familiar with the word “vestibular”—a system in your inner ear that sends signals to your brain to tell you where you are in space—many