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Defeat Dizziness during Balance Awareness Week

The goal of Balance Awareness Week is to reduce the time it takes to diagnose a vestibular disorder by increasing awareness.

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

How can I help others?

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

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

"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.

"VEDA helped me find a doctor with a special interest in vestibular disorders."

Click here to search our provider directory.

"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

Champions of Vestibular Medicine
Sep. 16, 2014 | 4:48pm

The Vestibular Disorders Association announces the first annual VEDA Champion of Vestibular Medicine Award initiative to increase awareness of vestibular (inner ear balance) disorders.

New test detects concussion impairments that may be overlooked
Sep. 16, 2014 | 3:56pm

By Jack Kelly / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Former CNN Anchor Shares Her Story
Sep. 15, 2014 | 1:40pm

Colleen McEdwards was diagnosed with a serious vestibular condition after years of being subjected to the bright lights, loud noises, and intense stress of her job as a CNN anchor.

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

Do your vestibular symptoms get worse during the summer or when it gets hot?

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.

Balance Awareness Week

balance awareness week 2014By increasing awareness about vestibular disorders we reach reach patients who have not yet been diagnosed to help them learn about vestibular disorders so they regain control of their lives. Learn how you can help VEDA Defeat DizzinessTM during Balance Awareness Week!