Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear where the endolymphatic system is distended. It is also called endolymphatic hydrops. The triad of hearing loss, tinnitus, and vertigo constitute Meniere’s syndrome. If the cause is unknown, it is defined as Meniere’s disease.
It often occurs with the sensation of fullness or pressure in the ear. A peaked or tent-like tracing on the audiogram is obtained.
In the early stages of the disease, most patients are well between attacks. As the disease progresses, persistent hearing loss, tinnitus, and postural imbalance persist.
Males are affected more than female. It is more common in the age group 35-60 years. About 50,000 to 1,00, 000 people of the world develop Meniere’s disease in a year.
There are different types of Meniere’s disease, they are
• Classical Meniere’s disease,
• Vestibular Meniere’s disease,
• Cochlear Meniere’s disease,
• Reverse Meniere’s disease
• Utricular Meniere’s disease
CAUSES OF MENIERE’S DISEASE:
• Alcohol use
• Use of certain medications
• Stress, recent viral infection
• Head injury, fatigue
SYMPTOMS OF MENIERE’S DISEASE
• A headache
• Pain or discomfort in the abdomen
• Nausea and Vomiting
• Uncontrollable eye movements
• The sensation of fullness or pressure in one or both ears.
Caloric test, Otoscopy, Electrocochleography, Audiometry, ECOG, ENG
HOMEOPATHY TREATMENT OF MENIERE’S DISEASE:
Homeopathic treatment for endolymphatic hydrops treats the severity of acute symptoms of Meniere’s disease and also help stop further progression of the disease.
Homeopathic remedies are extremely fast-acting, easy to use for all ages, inexpensive. Homeopathic remedies used for Meniere’s disease are Chininum Sulph, Conium Maculatum, Gelsemium, Chenopodium Anthelminticum, Theridion, Kali Muraticum, Natrum Salicylicum, Silicea, Phosphorus etc.