The most important finding of Meniere's disease is the attacks of dizziness that come in certain periods.

The most important finding of Meniere's disease is the attacks of dizziness that come in certain periods. The reason for this increase in pressure in the inner ear fluids is often unclear. It is not correct to talk about the exact reasons for the symptoms of these patients. Because the pressure of the inner ear fluids can rise suddenly. However, dizziness does occur. It is not certain how often the disease will recur. However, as soon as some symptoms are noticed, a specialist should be consulted.

What is Meniere?

Meniere's disease is an increase in pressure of the inner ear fluids that gives symptoms but the cause of which has not been clearly revealed. However, an increase in pressure may develop if the production of fluid is more than excretion or there is a blockage in the channels where the inner ear fluids are discharged. The disease can happen to people of almost any age. However, it is more common in people aged 40 to 60 years.

Symptoms of the disease:

  • Dizziness occurring multiple times during the day
  • Tinnitus (tinnitus)
  • ringing in the ears
  • Sensation of saturation in the ear
  • heart palpitations
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of consciousness
  • panic attack state
  • difficulty standing
  • Difficulty while walking

One of the most important details about the disease is the number of attacks. Symptoms of the disease include hearing loss. If the patient is experiencing these symptoms and has had multiple attacks, it should definitely be intervened. Otherwise, permanent hearing loss may be encountered with increasing number of attacks.

  • Methods to reduce the number of attacks:
  • If the patient smokes, he should definitely quit.
  • He should live a stress-free life.
  • Sweet and salty consumption should be kept to a minimum.
  • It should provide a sleep pattern.
  • Excessive weight gain should be avoided.
  • In his daily life, he should definitely spare time for sports.

The disease progresses with the number of attacks. These methods must be used to reduce attacks. In addition, until the disease completely passes, it should be under the supervision of a specialist doctor. To avoid permanent hearing loss, you should consult a doctor as soon as you notice the symptoms. The doctor will do the necessary tests, hearing loss tests, etc. After doing this, he will diagnose and start your treatment process.

How is Meniere's Treatment Done?

Medical treatment is usually given in Meniere's disease. In selected cases, surgical treatment can be applied. Op.Dr Cem Karas diagnoses the patient with the complaint and applies treatment according to the level of the disease.