Meniere's disease

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What is Meniere's disease?

Meniere disease (MD) or Meniere syndrome is characterized by sudden onset of dizziness, low-frequency hearing loss and ringing in the ears (tinnitus), and sensation of fullness in the affected ear.

Common symptoms reported by people with Meniere's disease

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for Meniere's disease

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Diamox)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
28
Tried for
Meniere's disease (1)

Data from patients with Meniere's disease, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Meniere's disease

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Diamox)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Meniere's disease (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Meniere's disease, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has Meniere's disease on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 407 say Meniere's disease is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 9
30s 49
40s 131
50s 232
60s 229
70+ 129
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 33
20-29 years 71
30-39 years 92
40-49 years 95
50-59 years 58
60-69 years 17
70+ years 5

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 184
Female 604

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 439
Not Diagnosed 27

These charts show data from Meniere's disease patients who have completed their condition history
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