Pertaining to the vestibular system in the middle ear and the brain which senses movements of the head. Disorders of the vestibular system can lead to dizziness, poor regulation of postural muscle tone and inability to detect quick movements of the head.
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The Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA)
VEDA is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide information and support to people suffering from inner-ear balance disorders.
Center for Hearing and Balance
Clinical information pertaining to auditory and vestibular studies. Located at Johns Hopkins University.
eMedicine: Vestibular Rehabilitation
Information on rehabilitation therapy that can lessen the impact of a vestibular disorder on the sufferer.
HealthScout Network: Central Vestibular Disorders
Provides information on the cause, symptoms and treatment plans for this type of disorder.
Inner Ear Disorders Message Board
Forum for discussion of these topics.
Mayo Clinic Vestibular Rehabilitation Program
Site discusses symptoms of vestibular disorders including: vertigo, dizziness, and imbalance, and how vestibular rehabilitation may offer help to these persons.
MedlinePlus: Acoustic Neuroma
Encyclopedia article including a definition of this condition, its causes, symptoms, tests, treatment and prognosis.
A support group for people who have vestibular damage caused by gentamicin or related drugs.
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