Meniere’s Disease

Disability/Illness Description:

Meniere’s disease was first identified in 1861 by Prosper Meniere. Meniere’s disease is an an inner ear disorder that produces vertigo and progressive nerve deafness. It is characterized by three symptoms: dizziness attacks, ringing in the ear (tinnitus) and fluctuating hearing loss.

Associations/Groups:

American Hearing Research Foundation
275 N. York Street, Suite 401
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Phone: 630-617-5079
Fax: 630-563-9181

NIDCD Information ClearinghouseProvides information & resources for health professionals, patients, industry and the public.
1 Communication Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20892-3456
Toll-free Voice: (800) 241-1044
Toll-free TTY: (800) 241-1055
Fax: (301) 770-8977
E-mail: nidcdinfo@nidcd.nih.gov

Other Information:

menieres.org
Our website, Menieres.org was founded to provide a “home” of support for those of you who are suffering from Meniere’s Disease, which can be quite dreadful at times. Our primary goal is to provide a warm home on the web for you to lean a shoulder on, share your tips, experiences, and tears with other sufferers.

Dizzyness-and-Balance website:
Spanish
Korean

Meniere’s Disease Information Center
The mission of the Meniere’s Disease Information Center (MDIC) is to provide the most comprehensive website on the Internet for general information about Meniere’s Disease, based upon evidence, and cited to authoritative sources.

Ménière’s Disease – Vestibular Disorders Association

 

Fact Sheet last updated on: 1/18/2017