The first Meniere attack was so surprising that I didn’t even know what it was. I’d been on a long flight to Maui and landed in a bad thunderstorm. We stopped at a restaurant in the pouring rain to wait out the storm, and I ordered a pina colada to celebrate our arrival. After the first sip, suddenly everything went wrong.Continue reading “Meniere’s disease from the inside”
Meniere’s disease, often called endolymphatic hydrops, is one of the more feared vertigo disorders because it lasts for many years, results in repeated vertigo spells that can be very severe and disabling, and results in permanent hearing loss. It is also frequently overdiagnosed, so many of the people who may have been told that they have Meniere’s disease actually have another cause of vertigo.Continue reading “Meniere’s Disease”
In this video, we show you how to treat H-BPPV at home. The Gufoni maneuver has been used for many years to treat this condition, and it is the maneuver I used on most patients for this form of BPPV. H-BPPV is harder to treat because it is very nauseating, so you may need help from a professional if you can’t tolerate the maneuver. ENT physicians, nurse practitioners, physical therapists and audiologists may be able to help you.