Some researchers felt that migraine was all that was needed to cause a Meniere attack, and others thought hydrops was the entire cause. While this battle was going on in the literature, I continued to see hundreds of people with Meniere’s disease.
Several decades ago researchers noticed a surprising finding. Ears that were dissected after death in people with Meniere’s symptoms showed a dilation of membranes, called endolymphatic hydrops.
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 theContinue reading “Meniere’s disease from the inside”