Our mission is to enrich lives with better Hearing & Balance. We provide and share information about hearing and balance diseases with patients and the public. We also facilitate patients meetings in order to help them share experiences and help each other cope with their disease.
Q: What is Meniere's Disease?
A: Meniere's Disease is a disorder of the inner ear which is most likely a result of an abnormality in the fluids of the inner ear. It is one of the most common causes of dizziness.
Q: Who gets Meniere's Disease?
A: Both men and women are equally affected by this disorder. It usually startes between the ages of 20 and 50 years.
Q: What are the symptoms of Meniere's Disease?
A: Meniere's disease symptoms include fluctuating hearing loss, ear ringing (Tinnitus), aural fullness and episodic vertigo (attacks of a spinning sensation). Vertigo is usually the most bothersome symptom of Meniere's. The vertigo felt as a result of Meniere's is usually accompanied by disequilibrium (feeling that you are off balance), nausea and even vomiting sometimes.
For more information on the Meniere's Disease Support Group or any questions please contact either:
Diane Kish, RN or Denise Roberts MS at
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