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Ménière’s disease
I was first diagnosed with Meniere’s disease was in 1991. Through a low-salt diet and vestibular rehabilitation therapy I have been able to live life again! Read more
Mal de Débarquement
I took an Alaskan cruise; my souvenir was Mal de Debarquement. Minutes after my ship docked I sensed that it was still moving. Within a week I was dizzy, confused, my head ached, and I couldn't walk. Read more
Vestibular Neuritis
My daughter & I suffer vestibular problems due to environmental toxins, first a sewer gas leak and then mold within our walls. Read more
Secondary Endolymphatic Hydrops (SEH)
It took me 2 years and 4 doctors to get a diagnosis, but what dismayed me most was that I was beyond the help of a simple treatment - I had a chronic illness. Read more
Ménière’s disease
At ninety-two years of age, I have been host to Meniere’s for about forty years. I have had several vertigo attacks. Today I have rare dizzy spells and no tinnitus, though I am deaf in both ears. Read more
Bilateral Vestibular Hypofunction (BVH)
"Something" knocked out the path from my feet and my eyes to my balance center. At first they thought it could be Meniere's, but now they call it bilateral vestibulopathy. Writing is cathartic for me. Read more
Superior Semicircular Canal Dehiscence (SSCD)
I had been hearing my heartbeat, feeling dizzy, unbalanced, and an inability to tolerate loud noise for YEARS before being diagnosed with superior canal dehiscence syndrome. Read more
My diagnosis has changed several times throughout the last seven years. I’ve been told the symptoms are inside my head, outside my head, and everywhere in between. Read more
When my doctor diagnosed me with BPPV he said, "This may take a while to resolve." Boy, was he right! Read more
Ten years ago I experienced a profound bout of dizziness, disequilibrium, and other neuropsychiatric symptoms after taking the anti-malarial drug mefloquine prescribed to me by the U.S. Navy. Read more

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