Meniere’s Disease Treatment News and Information

What is Meniere’s Disease (Definition)

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Ménière’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes severe dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), hearing loss, and a feeling of fullness or congestion in the ear. Ménière’s disease usually affects only one ear.

Ménière’s disease can develop at any age, but it is more likely to happen to adults between 40 and 60 years of age. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) estimates that approximately 615,000 individuals in the United States are currently diagnosed with Ménière’s disease and that 45,500 cases are newly diagnosed each year.

See below for updated news and information regarding Meniere’s Disease including new medical research, treatment options and advancements. 

Latest Meniere's Disease Treatment News and Research

Meniere’s Disease Treatment News: Steroid Injections Into the Ear Appear to be an Effective Treatment in Form of Severe Dizziness

(IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON) According to a recent press release, injections of steroid into the ear are an effective treatment for a common form of severe dizziness, suggests a new study. In a new trial, scientists from Imperial College London compared current treatments for Meniere's disease, which causes debilitating dizzy spells. They found that injections of the steroid methylprednisolone, through the ...
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