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Ménière's

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Overview

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.

Signs and Symptoms

  • Hearing loss
  • Unilateral or bilateral tinnitus
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Sweating

Causes

The major causes for Ménière's disease include:

  • Middle ear infection
  • Head trauma
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Smoking cigarettes
  • Alcohol consumption

Treatment

Available treatment options include:

  • Various environmental and dietary changes are advised
  • Low consumption of high salt diets
  • Intratympanic steroid treatments involve injecting steroids
  • Physiotherapy