Menieres Disease Society of Western Australia

Meniere’s Australia – Conversation, Information & Community

Meniere’s Australia is here to create a conversation around Meniere’s disease means for Australians in their everyday life.

Information About Meniere’s disease

People with Meniere’s disease suffer attacks during which they experience severe dizziness (a spinning sensation), body balance problems, nausea and even vomiting. Attacks can last between 2 and 4 hours and leave the person feeling exhausted.
Some people who suffer from Meniere’s have several attacks of Meniere’s disease in a short period, while other people only have an attack every few months or years.
Most people have the disease in just one ear. It often leads to a progressive hearing loss in the affected ear.


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Meniere’s Australia is participating in the ASX Thomson Reuters Charity Foundation fundraising initiative.

We invite you all to participate in this exciting initiative to help us maximise our proportion of the funds raised from the program.

You can help support Meniere’s Australia by purchasing a ticket in the ASX Thomson Reuters Art Union.

Draw Date: 10th March 2016 at 2pm.

Ticket prices: 1 for $20, 3 tickets for $50, 8 tickets for $100 or 50 tickets for $500

Don’t miss out on your chance to win. Purchase your tickets here.


If you’ve been diagnosed with a vestibular condition, joining Meniere’s Australia is a positive step in learning to manage your condition.

Meniere’s Australia’s quarterly magazine, Equilibrium, is reported as one of the most valued benefits of membership. Each issue contains a range of articles on all facets of Vestibular Disorders from diagnosis through to management. You’ll read personal stories, lifestyle adaptation advice, news updates and latest research.

Each edition focuses on a different theme such as understanding and managing vestibular disorders, coping with hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, member stories, lifestyle adaptation advice and news and research updates.

Other membership benefits include:

  • Discounts on resources
  • Access to our counselling and referral service
  • Priority access to our Vestibular Information and Resource Centre
  • Invitations to special events and member meetings
  • Full access to our website.
  • Access to the Meniere’s Resource centre library of resource materials including, books, videos, research articles, discount voucher from white label seo company our lifetime supporters and information sheets on various aspects of vestibular disorders.

To join click here and complete our online application form.

If you would like to order back copies of Equilibrium click here.

Quick Links

About Meniere’s Disease
Meniere’s disease is a condition in which there is an excess of fluid in the inner ear. The excess fluid disturbs the ear’s balance and hearing mechanisms and produces a range of symptoms.
About MA Support Services
People with Meniere’s may find that the symptoms they experience create problems for them in their work, family and social lives resulting in a loss of confidence and independence. Many experience feelings of anger, frustration, depression and isolation.
About MA
The Vision of Meniere’s Australia is that all Australians with Meniere’s disease and other vestibular conditions will receive and have equal access to support services, information and personal support irrespective of geographical location.

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Help for Individuals Salt Skip News Why all the importance on Salt and Sodium content? Salt matters for two very compelling reasons: it causes or aggravates over 20 salt-related health problems at least 6 million Australians (half the adult population) have one or more salt-related health problems The two most common and very serious health …

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Feeling Dizzy and Sick

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International information regarding Meniere’s Disease The following links to international web sites are provided for your additional information. The Meniere’s Society United Kingdom Vestibular Disorders Association (USA) Meniere’s Disease Information Centre (USA) Dr Tim C Hain (USA) BC Balance And Dizziness Disorders Society (Canada) Hearwell (New Zealand) International Federation …

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Research reports and other papers Papers On this page you will find news about the activities of Meniere’s Australia Inc. This will include events and activities, submissions to government, campaigns and discussion papers, new developments and fund raising activities. All members are invited to send in their notices by emailing to: Any news-worthy items …

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What Causes Menieres Disease?

Causes of Meniere’s disease Excess fluid in the inner ear The exact cause of Meniere’s disease is not known. Research has linked the symptoms of Meniere’s to an excess of fluid in the inner ear that disturbs the balance and hearing organs. The inner ear is composed of: three semicircular canals and otolith organs – …

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About Ma

Who is Meniere’s Australia? Meniere’s Australia (MA) Meniere’s Australia (MA) is a national non-profit, non-government organisation that aims to promote and facilitate the development of Australia-wide services and support for those living with Meniere’s disease and other vestibular conditions. Meniere’s disease is a chronic, incurable condition of the inner ear that produces a range of …

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MA counselling and referral service

Contact a counsellor The following table lists contact details for MA counsellors. Meniere’s Australia offer a confidential counselling service which is available to members and their families. Our counsellors: are members of MA have first hand knowledge of Meniere’s have undertaken a counsellor training course can talk to members about problems or concerns they may …

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