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Ménière's disease


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Ménière's disease symptoms include feeling like you or everything around you is spinning, losing your balance and hearing loss.

If you have symptoms of Ménière's disease, a GP will check your ears, head and neck. They may also refer you to a specialist for more tests.

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

Lifestyle changes like drinking lots of fluids, avoiding caffeine, not smoking and not drinking alcohol can help manage Ménière's disease.

Ménière’s disease is a rare inner ear condition that can affect your balance and hearing. It cannot be cured, but treatment can help the symptoms.

Page last reviewed: 24/04/2023
Next review due: 24/04/2026