Her main concern was recurrent Meniere's disease
, diagnosed at age 17: "At that time I had terribly disabling vertigo attacks once a month.
CONCLUSION: The use of dexamethasone and gentamycin via different windows in the middle ear is safe and effective method for Meniere's disease
in the short term.
One-hundred fifteen patients with definite unilateral Meniere's disease
were recruited for the study with a mean age of 47.
Bautista Center) and ENT doctors have the equipment and expertise to properly diagnose Meniere's disease
Baloh, "Familial clustering of migraine, episodic vertigo, and Meniere's disease
," Otology & Neurotology, vol.
Accompanying symptoms overlap during attacks in Meniere's disease
and vestibular migraine.
Acute peripheral vertigo with a positive head impulse test and deafness may even more rarely be caused by vertebrobasilar ischaemia (specifically, infarction of the labyrinth); these patients require brain imaging if they lack a typical history of Meniere's disease
In the study conducted at the Italian Chieti-Pescara University, researchers treated and monitored 107 patients between the ages of 35 and 55 who were diagnosed with Meniere's disease
and suffering from symptoms like tinnitus.
14 patients out of 100 were diagnosed to have Meniere's disease
of which 9 were male and 5 female.
Now, researchers have learned that Meniere's disease
is linked to immune system disorders and to diseases related to the autonomic nervous system, migraine headaches, arthritis, even allergies.
A low-salt diet and diuretic drugs can prevent fluid retention and treat Meniere's disease
Etiologies that result in such impairments include noise trauma, Meniere's disease
, and sudden idiopathic hearing loss.