Ménière's diseaseOverview


Ménière's disease is an ear condition that can cause sudden attacks of vertigo (a spinning sensation).


During an attack of Ménière's disease you may feel like you or everything around you is spinning, lose your balance and feel sick.


Treatments for Ménière's disease include medicines to stop you feeling dizzy and sick. You may also need treatment for other symptoms like tinnitus.


You're more likely to get Ménière's disease if you have poor fluid drainage in your ear, allergies or a problem with your immune system.

Page last reviewed: 30/04/2017
Next review due: 30/04/2020