"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.

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

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

"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.

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

You aren't alone! 90 million Americans suffer from dizziness or imbalance during their lifetime. Click here for more information on help that is available to you.

"Thanks, VEDA! You helped me learn how to live an active and productive life with a vestibular disorder."

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Latest News

Back in the game faster
Jul. 30, 2014 | 5:03pm

New research by Kathryn Schneider, PhD, a researcher with the Faculty of Kinesiology's Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, has shown that physiotherapy concussion treatment that combines treatment of the cervical spine (the vertebrae in your neck) and vestibular system (the inner ear) is four times more likely to lead to an athlete's medical clearance for return to sport by eight weeks.

Is it really a concussion? Symptoms overlap with neck injuries, making diagnosis a tough call
Jul. 29, 2014 | 4:42pm

Research by UB's John Leddy has found that it is difficult to distinguish between concussion injury and neck injury based on symptoms alone. 

A "HoH" on the Yoga Mat
Jul. 23, 2014 | 2:29pm

By Gael Hannan On July 21, 2014

The Hearing Husband and I sat on individual floor mats, waiting for the instructor to arrive for our first-ever yoga class.  It was an introductory session offered by our fitness center and we thought why not?   

I was about to learn why not.

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.

Professional Provider Directory

You can use VEDA's online 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.

Online Poll

Does having a vestibular disorder negatively impact your ability to visit friends and family and/or take summer vacations?

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.

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