"My friends and family just don't get what I'm going through. I feel so alone."

You aren't alone! 69 million Americans suffer from dizziness or imbalance during their lifetime. Click here for more information on help that is available to you.

"I can’t function. The world is spinning out of control."

Learn to live with a vestibular disorder. Click here for more information.

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"My children just think I'm dizzy because I'm getting older— but it is more than that."

Learn more about how vestibular disorders affect seniors.

"How do I know if I have a vestibular disorder?"

Find out more about the symptoms of a vestibular disorder and how they are diagnosed.

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Latest News

Poor Balance Tied to Small-Vessel Disease, Cognitive Decline
Dec. 19, 2014 | 8:50am

The inability to stand on one leg for more than 20 seconds is significantly associated with cerebral small-vessel disease (cSVD), specifically lacunar infarctions and micro-bleeds, in healthy patients, results of a new study suggest.

Such postural instability was also linked to cognitive decline in the middle-aged to elderly patients included in the study.

Continuing Education for Vestibular Professionals
Dec. 09, 2014 | 3:06pm

Continuing education is the secret to helping patients with vestibular disorders.

Seniors group exercise help reduce risk of falls
Dec. 05, 2014 | 2:15pm

New research from a University of the Sunshine Coast PhD student has shown that seniors who exercise in groups are likely to have a reduced risk of falls later down the track.

Find Help

VEDA Resource Library

Visit VEDA's Resource Library to get more information about your vestibular disorder and download one of VEDA's many short publications.

Find a Vestibular Specialist

Getting an accurate diagnosis is the first step toward recovery!

Use VEDA's free provider directory to search for a vestibular health care professional near you.
 
Note: You can select more than one provider specialty. Click here for definitions of the different provider specialties.

Check your symptoms

Use the Isabel symptom checker to get a list of possible diagnoses.
*Not meant as a substitute for medical care.

Patient Spotlight

Do you suffer from dizziness? You're not alone! In VEDA's "Patient Spotlight" vestibular patients like Melissa Jo Elliott tell their stories in their own words.

Click here to share your story.

Online Poll

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Patient Registry

Help VEDA collect data on the vestibular patient experience.

Together we can advocate for actions that reduce the time it takes to diagnose a vestibular disorder.

Click here for more information and to register.

Membership Changes Coming Soon!

VEDA will be rolling out a new membeship program in 2015. Current memberships will not be affected, but there will be lots of new ways to get involved. Stay tuned!