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Meniere's Disease Symptoms

Meniere's disease is different with everyone, that much we all know. However, there are a variety of symptoms that everyone with MD experiences at least sometimes. Below I have listed common symptoms that occur before, during and after attacks / between attacks, and I have underlined everything that I am experiencing during those stages on a regular basis. All of the information I have gathered in this post, can be found from Vestibular Disorders Association's (VEDA) website, which is an excellent source of information. This post is not sponsored.

BEFORE AN ATTACK:
  • balance disturbance
  • dizziness, lightheadedness
  • headache, increased ear pressure
  • hearing loss or tinnitus increase
  • sound sensitivity
  • vague feeling of uneasiness
DURING AN ATTACK:
  • spontaneous, violent vertigo
  • fluctuating hearing loss
  • ear fullness (aural fullness) and/or tinnitus
  • anxiety, fear
  • diarrhea
  • blurry vision or eye jerking
  • nausea and vomiting
  • cold sweat, palpitations or rapid pulse
  • trembling
AFTER AN ATTACK / BETWEEN ATTACKS:
  • anger, anxiety, fear, worry
  • appetite change
  • clumsiness
  • concentration difficulty, distractibility, tendency to grope for words
  • diarrhea
  • fatigue, malaise, sleepiness
  • headache, heavy head sensation
  • lightheadedness (faintness)
  • loss of self-confidence and self-reliance
  • nausea, queasiness, motion sickness
  • neck ache or stiff neck
  • palpitations or rapid pulse, cold sweat
  • sound distortion and sensitivity
  • unsteadiness (sudden falls, staggering or stumbling, difficulty turning or walking in poorly lit areas, tendency to look down or to grope for stable handholds)
  • vision difficulties (problems with blurring, bouncing, depth perception, glare intensification, focusing, watching movement; difficulty looking through lenses such as binoculars or cameras)
  • vomiting
Hope this helps if you're experiencing any of these and trying to figure out what's going on. Have a nice week! <3

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