Information & support
This section contains information for people affected by vestibular disorders and those who support them. Our easy to understand information covers everything from symptoms to treatments and coping day-to-day; whether you’re newly diagnosed or in the later stages of your condition. You can also contact us to speak to one of our team in confidence.
Download a copy of Vertigo and dizziness by Professor Lucy Yardley
Available in English and Spanish.
Balance & the ear
The balance system works by coordinating information in your brain from the three senses used for balance: your balance organ in the inner ear, your eyes and your internal sense of position/movement in your body.
Making contact with others can provide valuable support. View a list of local support groups to find a group near you.
Find a specialist
Access a list of health professionals who specialise in vestibular disorders.
- Endolymphatic hydrops
- Mal de debarquement
- Ménière’s disease
- Migraine-associated vertigo
- Perilymph fistula
- Superior canal dehiscence syndrome
There are different treatment measures to help you manage dizziness. It is important to discuss the treatments available with your health professional and find the best option for you.
- Other non-surgical treatments
- Vestibular rehabilitation
- Self management
- Complementary therapy
Download or order factsheets for your patients, find out about membership for organisations and the Meniere’s Society research programme.
Read about the different tests you may undergo when visiting ENT/audiology.
Tips for coping with vertigo on a daily basis, as well as information for others to help them support you.