Meniere's disease is a chronic condition of the inner ear that can cause episodes of vertigo, hearing loss, tinnitus, and a feeling of fullness in the affected ear. While there is no known cure for Meniere's disease, there are several treatments available that can help alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.
The most commonly used treatments for Meniere's disease include:
Medications: Various medications can be used to reduce the symptoms of Meniere's disease, including anti-vertigo drugs, anti-nausea drugs, and steroids.
Dietary changes: Some people with Meniere's disease find that reducing their salt intake can help reduce the frequency and severity of their symptoms.
Vestibular rehabilitation: This is a type of physical therapy that can help improve balance and reduce the symptoms of vertigo.
Surgery: In rare cases, surgery may be necessary to treat Meniere's disease, particularly if other treatments have been ineffective.