Famous People Who Have or Had Meniere's Disease

Symptoms of Meniere's are Variable - Not All People Experience the Same Symptoms

Author: Ian C. Langtree
Published: 2017/11/10 - Updated: 2023/09/12
Publication Type: Informative
Contents: Summary - Main - Related Publications

Synopsis: A list of well known and famous people who have or had Meniere's Disease, an abnormality of the inner ear. The symptoms of Meniere's are variable; not all people experience the same symptoms. There is no cure for Meniere's disease however, the symptoms of the disease are often controlled successfully by reducing the body's retention of fluids through dietary changes such as a low-salt or salt-free diet and no caffeine or alcohol.

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What is Meniere's Disease?

Meniere's disease is an abnormality of the inner ear causing a host of symptoms, including vertigo or severe dizziness, fluctuating hearing loss, tinnitus or a roaring sound in the ears and the sensation of pressure or pain in the affected ear.

Meniere's disease usually affects only one ear and is a common cause of hearing loss. Named after French physician Prosper Meniere who first described the syndrome in 1861. The symptoms of Meniere's are variable and not all people experience the same symptoms. So called "classic Meniere's" is considered to comprise the following four symptoms:

There is currently no cure for Meniere's disease. However, the symptoms of the disease are often controlled successfully by reducing the body's retention of fluids through dietary changes such as a low-salt or salt-free diet and no caffeine or alcohol, and medication. Scientists are investigating environmental and biological factors that may cause Meniere's disease or induce an attack.

Famous People with Meniere's Disease

  • Aaron Reiser
  • Adrienne Monnier
  • Alan Shepard
  • Alexander Ostuzhev
  • Andrew Knight
  • Brent Crosswell
  • Brian Evans
  • Carme Chaparro
  • Chalkie White
  • Chris Packham
  • Chris Potter
  • Constance Bumgarner Gee
  • Dan Carlson
  • Dana Davis
  • Dana White
  • Daniel Franco
  • Daniel Pancy
  • David Alstead
  • David Copithorne
  • Doc Hammer
  • Edeltraut L. Scheffler Plath
  • Edith G. Stedman
  • Elizabeth Anne Steward
  • Emily Dickinson
  • George Stapledon
  • Gillian Mackay
  • Helen Levitt
  • Henry S. Graves
  • Huey Lewis (Hugh Anthony Cregg III)
  • Jan Matzal Troska
  • Jane Nichols
  • Jessica Williams
  • Jessie J
  • Jim Webb
  • Jimmy Raney
  • John Bruce Wallace
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Judy Carrow
  • Katie LeClerc
  • Keiko Masuda
  • Kiviaq
  • Kristen Chenoweth
  • Kuriyama Hideki
  • Kyle Walpole
  • Les Paul
  • Lisa McDonald
  • Mamie Eisenhower
  • Mandy Stefanczak
  • Martin Fröst
  • Martin Luther
  • Mattias Ritola
  • Meg MacDonald
  • Mick Abrahams
  • Mike Reilly
  • Misono
  • Nancy Freudenthal
  • Nicole Croisille
  • Paddy McAloon
  • Patrick Flores
  • Patty Spitler
  • Peggy Goldwater
  • Peggy Lee
  • Randy Thurman
  • Rommel N. Angara
  • Ryan Adams
  • Sammi Cheng
  • Shane Kenny
  • Shawnae Jebbia
  • Stan Gallimore
  • Steve Francis
  • Steve Ritchie
  • Steven Barrie-Anthony
  • Teresa Deevy
  • Tim Conley
  • Tsubasa Imai
  • Victor Hugo Tinoco
  • Vincent Van Gogh

NOTE: If you notice any inaccuracies in this list, please reach out to us so we can correct it. Additionally, if you believe someone should be added to this list, please provide us with their name and any information to verify their disability. We value your help, and you can contact us here.

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