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If my otologist tells me I have meniere’s disease, what should I do? Do I just live with it?

If my otologist tells me I have meniere’s disease, what should I do? Do I just live with it?

Menieres Disease...: Is episodic vertigo associated to loss of hearing and tinnitus ( noise or ringing in the ears. Has no cure. Comes and goes unpredictably. Some drs. Prescribe Antivert (meclizine) or Meclizine during vertigo. Onider hearing aids if sensorineural hearing loss. Avoid odium/salt.Limiting caffeine intake, reducing alcohol consumption, ceasing smoking, and managing stress are also advisable, as they may trigger it. ...Read more

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I would like to know how to get a copy of findings from protocol use of glycopyrrolate in the treatment of meniere’s disease (ian storper, pi)?

Here you go: Here's a link to the pubmed listing: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/9778280 here's a link to the abstract: http://onlinelibrary.Wiley.Com/doi/10.1097/00005537-199810000-00004/abstract you can buy a copy of the article online, but i recommend you contact your library to see if they can get you a copy for free. Try your local hospital medical library, or get it through a medical school library. ...Read more

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What is menieres disease?

What is menieres disease?

See below: Ménière's disease is a disorder of the inner ear that can affect hearing and balance to a varying degree. It is characterized by episodes of vertigo, low-pitched tinnitus, and hearing loss. The hearing loss is fluctuating rather than permanent, meaning that it comes and goes, alternating between ears for some time, then becomes permanent with no return to normal function. ...Read more

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Does menieres disease go away?

Does menieres disease go away?

Meniere's disease: No cure exists for meniere's disease, but a number of strategies may help you manage some symptoms. Research shows that most people with meniere's disease respond to treatment, although long-term hearing loss is difficult to prevent. It is important to talk to your doctor about certain treatment options and choose the best treatment option for you :]. ...Read more

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Does anyone know about menieres disease?

See ENT: Meniere's disease causes episodic dizziness, ringing in the ears, fullness in the ears, and hearing loss. It is due to an abnormal fluid balance in the inner ear. If you suspect that you have this you should see an ENT specialist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How do you get diagnosed with menieres disease?

How do you get diagnosed with menieres disease?

Meniere's disease: Meniere's disease is a disease of the labyrinth and cochlea of unknown reason. It has prigressive loss of hearing, tinnitus, vertigo, vomiting - debilitating illness. ...Read more

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I have menieres disease. Can I claim disability ?

No: Generally no. Just go to the doctor and get treated. If it fails therapy, then consider possible disability if it legitimately affects your ability to do your particular job. ...Read more

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Where can I find more information on menieres disease?

Where can I find more information on menieres disease?

Certain websites: Good sources of medical information include: johns hopkins newsletters; mayo clinic; national insitute of medicine; 'google' it; an excellent book on neurology or otolaryngology; webmd, a neurologist or ENT physician, the meniere's association are some of the sources. ...Read more

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How can I educate my friends about "menieres disease"?

Depends: Meniere's attacks are episodic with sometimes long intervals between attacks. If you could have an attack while with your friends, then you might describe what happens during an attack so they can assist you and not panic. Otherwise they might get scared, call 911 or simply freak out. Just the major details are needed ...Read more

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What can you tell me about menieres disease?Which I have!

Meniere's: Here is a nice website link with a good amount of information about meniere's http://www.Menieresinfo.Com/start.Html. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: menieres disease?

What is the definition or description of: menieres disease?

See below: Ménière's disease is a disorder of the inner ear that can affect hearing and balance to a varying degree. It is characterized by episodes of vertigo, low-pitched tinnitus, and hearing loss. The hearing loss is fluctuating rather than permanent, meaning that it comes and goes, alternating between ears for some time, then becomes permanent with no return to normal function. ...Read more

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Can someone specify for me the symptoms of Menieres disease? Are the constant or intermittent?

Menieres disease: It is symptom complex of episodic vertigo, tinnitus and progressive hearing loss, usually intermittent, get early intervention to get control the progression. ...Read more

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Are menieres disease symptoms constant, or like an intermittent thing? can they occur several times per hour?

Yes both possible: In Meniere's disease, the episodes of symptoms are usually characterized by periods of remission and exacerbation. However, the period of length that the symptoms last is variable. For example, the feeling of dizziness (vertigo) may last anywhere from a few minutes to several hours, but can also last for several days on rare occasions. Other symptoms include worsening hearing and ringing. ...Read more

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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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How do you cure for menieres disease?

No cure: Meniere's disease should be considered a chronic, lifelong condition with no cure. Treatment may relieve symptoms but doesn't address the underlying abnormal pathophysiology. Hearing loss progresses over time, and often results in permanent loss at all frequencies in the affected ear. This usually occurs over 8-10 years. ...Read more

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Can menieres disease present without vertigo?

Yes: It can present with hearing loss and tinnitus (ringing, low frequency hum) ...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