To Google or Not to Google
We know you want more information about what you are experiencing, but you need to be careful about using Google to get information. The internet has a lot of good information, but it also has a lot of misleading, alarming, and false information. We recommend relying on the websites below for reliable vestibular information.
Vestibular Disorder Association (VeDA)
VeDA is a non-profit organization that has been providing evidence-based information on vestibular disorders for over 30 years. The members are comprised of those who suffer from vestibular disorders, their family members, and medical/health experts from the vestibular field. Explore common symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments on this website. VeDA also provides resources for coping strategies and community support.
Good resource for: all vestibular disorders including BPPV, vestibular migraine, Ménière’s Disease, Labrynthitis, TBI’s, age-related vestibular decline, etc.
Chicago Dizziness and Hearing
Dr. Hain and Dr. Chechi are board-certified neurologists who specialize in vestibular testing and rehabilitation. They have created a no-frills website on dizziness, balance, and hearing. Click on their “Education Information” section for in-depth explanations of common vestibular, hearing and/or neurological problems related to dizziness.
Good resource for: vestibular pathologies, neurological pathologies, and hearing problems related to dizziness
The Mayo Clinic
The Mayo Clinic is a well respected and reliable resource for evidence-based health and medical information (not just vestibular). Their informational pages are informative and succinct. Use the search field at the top of their home page to find an overview of your inquiry including symptoms, causes, and risk factors.
Good resource for: vestibular and non-vestibular pathologies
The Dizzy Cook
The Dizzy Cook is Alicia Wolf, a woman who experiences chronic vestibular migraines. She found relief through dietary and lifestyle changes and now publishes her simple recipes for those with vestibular issues. On top of handy recipes, she provides information about vestibular migraines and what its like to live with them.
Good resource for: vestibular migraine, treatments that include dietary modifications