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Famous People Who Have or Had Menieres Disease

Synopsis: A list of well known and people who are famous who have or had Menieres Disease.1

Author: Disabled World Contact: www.disabled-world.com

Published: 2017-11-10 Updated: 2019-02-15

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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.

The disorder 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; not all sufferers experience the same symptoms. So called "classic Meniere's" is considered to comprise the following four 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) or medication. Scientists are investigating environmental and biological factors that may cause Meniere's disease or induce an attack.

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Cite Page: Journal: Disabled World. Language: English (U.S.). Author: Disabled World. Electronic Publication Date: 2017-11-10. Last Revised Date: 2019-02-15. Reference Title: Famous People Who Have or Had Menieres Disease, Source: <a href=https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/awareness/famous/dizzy.php>Famous People Who Have or Had Menieres Disease</a>. Abstract: A list of well known and people who are famous who have or had Menieres Disease. Retrieved 2021-02-26, from https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/awareness/famous/dizzy.php - Reference Category Number: DW#511-13113.