Balance Awareness Week 2018 Update

Balance Awareness Week 16-22 Sept 2018

Daily Update

Day-to-day update of Balance Awareness Week 2018 activity...

Balance Disorder Spectrum **Launched this week**

For Balance Awareness Week 2018 we are very excited to announce the launch of the #BalanceDisorderSpectrum – an easy to use, interactive website, bringing the whole range of balance disorders together in one place for the first time. Professor Andrew Hugill (University of Leicester), creator of the Balance Disorder Spectrum and Ménière’s disease sufferer, said: “As someone with a balance disorder I know only too well how confusing it can be when you experience these symptoms. I wish something like this had been around when I was first affected. Although it is no substitute for a diagnosis by a fully qualified medical practitioner it will help to inform people suffering from these conditions so that they better understand their symptoms and can have a more informed conversation with their doctor.” Click here to find out more and access the Balance Disorder Spectrum. #BalanceAwarenessWeek #BAW2018 #Balance #DefeatDizziness #Vestibular #GetInvolved #RaisingAwareness #MenieresSociety #BalanceDisorders

Friday 21 September 2018 - Let's Talk Friday

Thanks to everyone who has been supporting Balance Awareness Week 2018 to help raise awareness of vestibular conditions. For today’s Let’s Talk Friday we’re asking – what’s your million dollar question? If you could get an answer to just ONE question about your vestibular condition, what would you ask? Thanks for taking part. We look forward to reading your questions! #LetsTalkFriday #LTF #BAW2018 #MillionDollarQuestion #GetInvolved #BalanceAware #Dizziness #Vertigo #Ear #BalanceAwarenessWeek2018 #RaiseAwareness #VestibularConditions


Friday 21 September 2018 - Research

Did you know: The Meniere's Society research programme has been running for 20 years and we've invested nearly £1million into projects during this time! Huge thanks to all our donors over the years who have made this possible. Visit our website to find out more about our ongoing #research programme: Please donate if you can and help us continue our work supporting vital research into #unpredictable #debilitating #vestibular conditions and those affected by them. Visit: or donate by text: Text DIZZ18 £10 to 70070
THANK YOU #ThanksForYourSupport #20YearsSupportingResearch #BAW2018 #BalanceAwarenessWeek2018 #DefeatDizziness #BalanceAware #VestibularConditions #Balance #Dizziness #Research

Thursday 20 September 2018 - Built Environment

Work In Mind: Balance Awareness Week: We discover practical ways in which the built environment can assist those with balance disorders. Visit the Work in Mind website to read the full article.

Thursday 20 September 2018 - Talking Nutrition

Today we're #TalkingNutrition.To celebrate Balance Awareness Week Registered Nutritional Therapist, Laura Fisher would like to share her new ebook ‘Meniere’s - Is food making you sick? To download it go to #BalanceAwarenessWeek2018 #BAW2018 #DefeatDizziness #BalanceAware #Balance #Dizziness #Nutrition #Vestibular #Menieres. Always consult your medical professional before changing your diet or starting a new treatment.


Wednesday 19 September 2018 - Local Groups

Today as part of #BAW2018 we're celebrating our local groups. These groups are vital in providing face-to-face meetings for like minded people looking for mutual support. Enormous thanks to our volunteers who run the groups, many of whom have a vestibular condition themselves; these groups wouldn't happen without you. Members of the Cambridge group are pictured hosting a #BalanceAwarenessWeek stand at their local hospital. Visit our website to find out more about groups near you and/or for info on how to get a group started. #BalanceAwarenessWeek2018 #BAW2018 #DefeatDizziness #BalanceAware #Balance #Dizziness #Vestibular #Menieres


Wednesday 19 September 2018 - Wear It Wednesday

We're halfway through your support today by joining in #WearItWednesday. Wear your Ménière’s t-shirt, pin badge or wristband (or all three!) with pride to help us spread the word. Wear them all week if you can! Share your pictures with us. Who will be the furthest from our office wearing one of our t-shirts, or will you be in the most unusual place? All merchandise available from our Online Shop #ThanksForYourSupport #BAW2018 #DefeatDizziness #RaiseAwareness #Balance #BalanceAware #ShowYourSupport #Vestibular #Dizziness #Menieres

Tuesday 18 September 2018 - Tell It Tuesday

Today for #BalanceAwarenessWeek2018 please spread the word about #vestibularconditions & the work of the Meniere's Society Tell a friend, colleague or family member. Share why you’re supporting #BAW2018 & ask them to pass it on ��#TellItTuesday #RaisingAwareness #DefeatDizziness

Monday 17 September 2018 - Blue Monday

Today for Balance Awareness Week it’s Blue Monday so we’re wearing blue to raise awareness of #vestibular conditions and donating £1 in support of The Meniere's Society. Let us know if you’re taking part today and share your photos with us. Here are two of our office team wearing blue for #BAW2018. Donate your £1 (or more!) by via JustTextGiving by Vodafone - Text: DIZZ18 £1 to 70070 to donate now!

Sunday 16 September 2018 - It starts here...

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