Meniere’s Disease aka Idiopathic Endolymphatic Hydrops
Cause – Believed to be caused by an abnormality in the volume of fluid in the inner ear.
Symptoms – Episodes of vertigo, intermittent hearing loss, tinnitus or ringing in the ear, and sensation of fullness in the ear that last 20 minutes up to 4 hours.
Diagnosis – Your doctor will diagnose based on your history of symptoms. Follow up diagnostic tests include hearing and balance functions.
Treatment – A low salt diet, diuretic, anti-vertigo medication, intratympanic injections, air pressure pulse generators, and rarely, surgery.
Our approach – In addition to managing with your primary care physician, brain rehabilitation and exploring causes of autoimmunity have proven effective for many patients suffering from Meniere’s Disease who are looking for long term solutions.