Diagnosis

Diagnosis of Meniere’s disease Self-diagnosis checklist Early diagnosis of Meniere’s is important so that you can begin treatments that may help reduce the long-term effects of the disease. If you suspect you have symptoms of Meniere’s disease complete the following checklist. Professional medical diagnosis If you have a typical history of ‘classic’ Meniere’s symptoms most …

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Treatment

Treatment of Meniere’s disease Although there is no cure for Meniere’s disease you can manage and minimise the symptoms and secondary effects through a careful combination of lifestyle choices, medication and other treatments: Get advice firstModify your dietInform yourself about Meniere’sManage your stress levelsTake medication if necessaryTry balance therapyTry ‘complementary’, ‘alternative’ or ‘natural’ therapiesAs a …

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Psychology

Psychological impact of Meniere’s disease Meniere’s disease doesn’t only affect you physically. The symptoms of this condition can affect all facets of your life including employment, family relationships, sporting and social activities.This in turn can undermine your psychological well-being – your confidence, self-esteem and sense of independence. Most people diagnosed with Meniere’s experience a prolonged …

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Research

Current research related to Meniere’s disease Meniere’s/Vertigo/BPPV Diagnostic Tool More volunteers needed – Alfred Hospital-Monash University Monash University (Australia) researchers believe they have developed a new diagnostic tool for assisting in the early detection of Meniere’s/Vertigo/BPPV disease and subsequently for measuring the effectiveness of drug therapies applied to their treatments. Research has progressed well (see …

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