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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Meniere Disease

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Can symptoms of meniere disease be a avm?

Can symptoms of meniere disease be a avm?

Yes but not likely: Dizziness, ringing in the ears, and nausea are the the primary symptoms of meniere's disease. This disease is more common than aterio venous malformations. Nevertheless an avm which is located in certain areas of the brain could reproduce some of these symptoms but the common causes are more likely. ...Read more

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What are the forms of treatment for menieres disease?

What are the forms of treatment for menieres disease?

Medication, and more: There is no cure for meniere's disease, but symptoms can be managed with motion sickness medication such as diazepam (valium) or Meclizine (antivert). Antibiotics or steroids can be injected into the middle ear. Hearing aids can help with hearing loss and rehabilitation can help with balance issues. Surgery can be done in patients with severe symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the recommended treatments for menieres disease?

What are the recommended treatments for menieres disease?

First diet: First is always diet modification. Menieres patients are the healthiest as they avoid fat, caffeine, alcohol, tobacco and salt. Most of my menieres patients need nothing else. The next step is a diuretic. Discuss this further with your ent. ...Read more

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Has anyone had successful treatment for menieres disease?

Yes: As it was a definite final diagnosis, it indeed was a sucessful outcome. ...Read more

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My father is suffering from meniere's disease. What effective treatment is there?

My father is suffering from meniere's disease. What effective treatment is there?

First is diet change: Ménière's disease is extremely sensitive to what we eat and what we drink. Your father needs to stay away from caffeine alcohol fat salt and tobacco. The worst thing for him to eat would be a pepperoni pizza with beer followed by chocolate cake and coffee. Most patients do very well just with diet modification. My healthiest patients are those with ménière's syndrome. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for meniere's disease?

What is the best treatment for meniere's disease?

Diet modification : My patients with menieres syndrome are my healthiest. Strict avoidance of caffeine, alcohol, salt, fat and tabacco is critical to avoiding attacks. Stay away from processed meats especially. ...Read more

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Is cochleosacculotomy an effective treatment for meniere's disease?

Is cochleosacculotomy an effective treatment for meniere's disease?

Maybe: Some have been successful others not. If you are to this place you should probably start some comparisons between %s of the natural illness versus with and without a successful or unsuccessful procedure..This chart would help you decide if there is more risk or benefits of a surgery with an unclear outcome. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with meniere's disease for 3 years. I periodically have the standard symptoms. Is there any treatment to relieve aural fulness?

Diagnosed with meniere's disease for 3 years. I periodically have the standard symptoms.  Is there any treatment to relieve aural fulness?

Standard Therapy: Standard therapy for meniere''s is your best bet. Low or nonfluctuating sodium diet, daily diuretic, allergy evaluation and treatment if present. There is no one medication that will treat the aural fullness of meniere's disease, it is best controlled by controlling the disease in general. If you've had an increase in attacks, consider transtympanic steroid treatment. ...Read more