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Rare disorders are often very under-reported, but are often some of the most debilitating and difficult conditions to live with. Some of these problems actually have no cure, because of their rareness or complications, and the only way to deal with them is to either a) live with it, or b) manage it.

Obviously managing a problem is always better than simply living with it, and in the case of Meniere’s Disease, there are now several ways you can manage your condition and reduce the severe effects this condition can cause.

Meniere’s Disease is rare, and is a condition which affects the inner ear, causing symptoms such as vertigo, tinnitus, a feeling of pressure in the ear, sensitivity to noise or sound distortion, and even resulting in permanent hearing loss in severe cases. Put simply, Meniere’s Disease is no picnic. Continue reading

When you have vertigo, your brain gets confused. You know you’re standing still, but you may suddenly feel as though you’re spinning, or that the world is spinning around you. Vertigo may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, sweating, fatigue, or a headache. There are a number of causes of vertigo, most of which originate in the nervous system.

Causes of vertigo include:

  • Problems with the peripheral nervous system, including benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, Meniere’s disease, labyrinthitis, and acute vestibular neuronitis.
  • Problems with the central nervous system, including cervicogenic vertigo, migraines, multiple sclerosis, and acoustic neuroma,
  • Side effects of medications, such as antidepressants, diuretics, sedatives, hypnotics, antibiotics, antineoplastics, anticonvulsants, antihypertensives, cold medicines, and aspirin,
  • Symptoms of certain conditions, including diabetes, high triglycerides, hypoglycemia, hypothyroidism, high or low blood pressure, and food allergies and sensitivities.
  • Trauma, especially head trauma

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Meniere’s Disease is a common cause of vertigo and dizziness.  We often see this condition in our practice and research suggests that it can often be helped with the vestibular rehabilitation therapies.  You are welcome to use this infographic on your site, provided you follow the directions below.

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