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The Journey Begins -Daniel Pancy

Maintaining balance in my life with bilateral Meniere’s Disease, is like trying to balance my checkbook. -DPancy Maintaining balance in my life is is like trying to balance my checkbook. I can’t. For the last eighteen years my ability to walk across the room has become a major challenge. Between drop attacks (Otolithic Crises of […]

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Vestibular Disorders Are They an Invisible Disability? -Daniel Pancy

According to VeDA, Vestibular Disorders consists the following disorders and syndromes. “The most commonly diagnosed vestibular disorders include benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), labyrinthitis or vestibular neuritis, Ménière’s disease, and secondary endolymphatic hydrops. Vestibular disorders also include superior semicircular canal dehiscence, acoustic neuroma, perilymph fistula, ototoxicity, enlarged vestibular aqueduct, migraine-associated vertigo, and mal de débarquement. […]

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Mayo Clinic Q and A: Tinnitus can interfere with hearing but doesn’t cause hearing loss. -By Liza Torborg

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: For the past several months I have had a high-pitched ringing in my ears. It comes and goes, but lately it seems to happen more frequently. My doctor said that it is tinnitus and is quite common, but I am concerned and want to know what could have caused it. Could it […]

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WHAT THEY DON’T TELL YOU ABOUT LIFE WITH ILLNESS -OCTOBER 12, 2019 -Rhiann Johns

“Patient’ defined as ‘a person receiving or registered to receive medical treatment.’ One that a person only identifies with when sick and in need of medical treatment.  When diagnosed with a chronic illness, a patient becomes a more permanent part of our identity. An identity that we gave to learn to juggle with many others. […]

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Can You Have Light Sensitivity with Tension-Type Headaches? Posted by Greg Bullock on 25th Sep 2019

When most of us have a headache, it is likely that we are experiencing a tension-type headache—a dull, mild-to-moderate pain that wraps around the entire head as if being squeezed by a vice grip. In fact, tension headaches are the most common manifestation of head-related pain, so much so that it is often nicknamed ‘ordinary […]

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What Happens in the Migraine Postdrome? Symptoms & Experiences -Posted by Greg Bullock on 2nd Oct 2019

As frustrating and painful as the acute migraine attack can be, the totality of other symptoms that occur before, after and between it often serves to add on to the tremendous burden faced by patients. Even when the worst of it has passed, people with migraine can experience a separate phase of the attack, during […]

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