Patient Spotlight

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
If there is anything worse than having a vestibular disorder, it's having a child with a vestibular disorder. Read more
My life changed and my career came to a halt in 2003 when I was diagnosed with a vestibular disorder. But with the help of VeDA and the many wonderful people I have met through them, I have hope. Read more
In 2011 I was diagnosed with BPPV, after a terrifying vertigo attack. I now journal about my experience through my blog. Read more
In June, 2010 I was enjoying a balmy weekend with my husband. The next morning I was on my way to the bathroom overtaken by a violent vertigo attack. Read more
When I was 13 my world started to spin. I suffered for years with constant dizziness. Today, in my 30s, I am an avid runner and have a successful career, though I still experience vestibular symptoms. Read more


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