The Causes and Symptoms of Menieres Disease[imwb_socialbuzz] By John On March 2, 2011 Under Meniere's Disease
Our ears are as susceptible to different kinds of diseases as the other parts of our body. It is essential to always take care good of our ears since they do not only play the role of hearing sounds but they are also very important to keep our body’s balance and positioning. The diseases that it can actually acquire range from simple diseases that can easily be cured to more traumatizing conditions that can sometimes leave permanent damages to it. One of the most annoying and perhaps incapacitating ear diseases is the Menieres Disease. Although it does sound as popular as cancer, there are thousands of people who suffer it.
What is this disease and what really causes it? Menieres Disease is actually an inner ear disorder that is caused by an irregular pressure of the fluid in that area. This basically happens when the endolymphatic gland which is like a drainage system is blocked or there a sort of obstruction in that part of the ear. There are also cases wherein this sac is naturally narrow. This part of the ear is actually responsible for sending signals of sound and balance to the brain. So, when this happens, people who suffer from normally experience a sense of imbalance or dizziness.
This disease can hit anyone regardless of age or gender but it is more prevalent on people who ages between 40 and 60 years old. Generally, people who suffer this kind of ear condition experience bouts of vertigo, Tinnitus or ringing in the ears and hearing loss. The kind of vertigo that is normally by someone who has this disease is accompanied by dizziness, nausea, palpitating heartbeats and vomiting. Furthermore, they might hear ringing, buzzing, whistling or chirping sound in the ear that is being brought about by Tinnitus. They can be very mild or can be very loud noises. They may also feel gradual deafness or hearing loss.
It is a dilemma for those who have. Sadly, there is no definite cure for Menieres Disease. But the symptoms that usually come with it can be managed. There are medications that are given and can be taken to control vertigo. There are also different kinds of remedies and relief from ears ringing and hearing loss such as noise maskers and hearing aids. Despite the difficulties that this condition might bring, focusing on what you can do rather than on what you cannot do will help you live a normal life.