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Useful contacts, support groups and further reading

Dizziness and balance problems

Brain and Spine Helpline
Brain and Spine Foundation
LG01, Lincoln House
Kennington Park
1-3 Brixton Road
London SW9 6DE
0808 808 1000
www.brainandspine.org.uk
Run by neuroscience nurses, providing support and information on all aspects of neurological conditions for patients, their families and carers, and health professionals.

The British Society of Audiology - Balance Interest Group
Balance Interest Group
The British Society of Audiology
80 Brighton Road
Reading RG6 1PS
01189 660622
http://www.thebsa.org.uk/bsa-groups/group-bi/
Support and information on the balance system and balance problems.

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists Interested in Vestibular Rehabilitation (ACPIVR)
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
14 Bedford Row
London WC1R 4ED
020 7306 6666
www.csp.org.uk
Physiotherapists specialising in vestibular rehabilitation. Contact through the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

Vestibular Disorders Association [USA]
PO Box 13305
Portland OR 97213-0305
USA
www.vestibular.org
US organisation providing support and information on vestibular disorders (conditions affecting the inner ear).

Ménière’s disease

The Ménière’s Society
The Rookery
Surrey Hills Business Park
Wotton
Dorking
Surrey RH5 6QT
0845 120 2975
Minicom: 01306 876883
www.menieres.co.uk
Support and information on Ménière's disease, vertigo, tinnitus and deafness.

Migraine

Migraine Action
4th Floor
27 East Street
Leicester LE1 6NB
0116 275 8317
www.migraine.org.uk
Support and information on migraine.

The Migraine Trust
52-53 Russell Square
London WC1B 4HP
020 7631 6970
www.migrainetrust.org
Support and information on migraine.

Hearing problems and tinnitus

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
19-23 Featherstone Street
London EC1Y 8SL
Telephone: 0808 808 0123
Textphone: 0808 808 9000
www.rnid.org.uk
Support and information for deaf and hard of hearing people.

RNID Tinnitus Helpline
Royal National Institute for Deaf People
19-23 Featherstone Street
London EC1Y 8SL
Telephone: 0808 808 6666
Textphone: 0808 808 0007
Support and information on tinnitus.

The British Tinnitus Association
Ground Floor, Unit 5
Acorn Business Park
Woodseats Close
Sheffield S8 0TB
Telephone: 0800 018 0527
Minicom: 0114 258 5694
www.tinnitus.org.uk
Support and information on tinnitus.

General health

NHS Choices
www.nhs.uk

NHS Direct
0845 46 47
Medical advice and information on health services.

Support groups

The Brain and Spine Foundation’s online discussion forum offers the opportunity to post messages, exchange views and share experiences with other users.

The following website offers support and information on dizziness and balance problems from patient perspectives:

Further reading

The Brain and Spine Foundation produces further information on the following related subjects:



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