Books to Inspire
Personal accounts of those living with chronic dizziness.
Most titles are available for loan through public libraries. If your local library does not own a copy, ask for it to be sent from another library through interlibrary loan.
The subtitle says it all: “How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works.” The art of meditation for skeptics.
An inspirational personal account of living with semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome (SCD).
Together with Antwerp professor Dr. Floris Wuyts, Tania Stadsbader, who suffered from vertigo for fourteen years, has written a book about her experiences in a fast-paced, career-oriented world in which there is little room for dizziness.
Angie Styles, a beloved Broadway star, is struck down at the height of her career by bilateral vestibulopathy (BVP). Based on his personal experiences with BVP, author Arthur Wooten takes a light-hearted approach to chronicling the challenges of living with a disorder that has a major impact on daily life.
The author addresses her journey through over a decade of illness, from searching for a diagnosis, through years of treatment, and finally to rebuilding a life within the confines of what her dizziness will allow. Medical information in the book reviewed for accuracy by vestibular specialists.
An account of the author’s toxic reaction to the antibiotic gentamicin and how she learned to function without a working vestibular system.
Reflecting on her own experience with Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome, and integrating insights from psychology, religion, and other disciplines, a counselor sheds new light on the meaning of illness, recovery and healing.
Offers not only detailed information about vestibular disorders, but also an exploration of the vertigo experience itself and of the problems that can crop up in searching for effective therapy and a sense of understanding. The book is unique in that more than fifty people were interviewed in order to provide a good look at a variety of real life experiences.