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I Am Affected By Meniere's Disease

This is a group for those of us who have been diagnosed or are in close proximity to people with Meniere's Disease. 133 People

    This story has a happy ending so please read! I was diagnosed three years ago with Meneire"s. My first attack lasted for 2 days. Everyone on this blog knows how miserable that...
    hshbahrain hshbahrain 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    This Has Totally Changed My Life - It started in Dec. of 2000, I was at work and out of no where I had a bad vertigo attack. It lasted 9 hours. Not knowing what was going on, my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    Meniere's Destroyed My Life - My husband has Meniere's disease, and he has not been able to work for a year now.  He's been in and out of work, we are broke, we have no life...
    TawnyaoRbY TawnyaoRbY 32, F 20 Responses Jun 26, 2008

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    Something That I Found To Help Keep Symptoms Away - Menieres ... - Dear Sir/Madam, I would like to share what I found works for me to keep the Menieres symptoms away - About a...
    DeonHerbst DeonHerbst 51-55, M 4 Responses May 25, 2012

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    Is Ever Going to End? - I have been diagnosed with Meniere's Disease.  I started experiencing symptoms in my seventh month of pregnancy.  I had two severe attacks of...
    JSpence JSpence 31-35 2 Responses Jul 25, 2009

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    Battling This Disease For 12 Yrs - Ive been battling this disease for 12 yrs now.  Some days are worse than others.  Mine was caused by a head injury.  I was a...
    golfnana golfnana 46-50 2 Responses Aug 7, 2010

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    Dealing With A Vestibular Disorder Like Meniere's Disease - Hi Guys, Read your story and I know how you feel. I have suffered from hearing loss for over 25 years and 3 Years ago I...
    sharpebradley sharpebradley 36-40 3 Responses Nov 15, 2010

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    Tom 55 Yrs Old,life Destroyed By Meniers - I started having wierd spinning sensation at work one day. Over the next few painfull years, ambulance rides,hospital stays and my life...
    TG27 TG27 51-55 1 Response Dec 24, 2012

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    www.experienceproject.com/stories/Have-Good-News-About-Meniere-S-Disease/3963113
    rodolfoap rodolfoap 41-45, M Feb 9

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    Living With Ménière's - I've had Ménière's since June at first the medication worked but the I had a reaction to it so now I'm on another medication. I'm still having a hard...
    Ospunky Ospunky 51-55, F 1 Response Dec 16, 2012

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    Not The Same Me - I am 74 years old and was diagnosed with Meniere's when I was 70. Apparently this is a late onset. My first and most horrible experience was in my living room...
    outtopasture outtopasture 70+, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2013

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    I was diagnosed with Meniere’s Disease over 20 years ago. Fortunately I only have attacks about 2 times a year. But when I do they last for several weeks at a time. The last...
    Loud123 Loud123 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 11

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    It's been 5 years since I was diagnosed with Meniere's Disease. I was diagnosed younger than most people at 24 years of age. I was a college student working in the restaurant...
    UpShift UpShift 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    Never Give Up! I'Ve Had MD For 7 Yrs - I was diagnosed 7 yrs ago when i started having dizzy episodes and hearing loss. I refused to believe i had it for a couple years even though...
    Stroft1 Stroft1 46-50, M May 28, 2013

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    Living With Meniere's Disease - I was diagnosed with Meniere's over 25 years ago. At the time I was having periodic bouts of dizzyness and tinnitus. Many years have passed. I now...
    diamondman25 diamondman25 61-65 2 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    I want to share the idea that aspartame -- found in diet drinks, most chewing gum, and lots of other foods -- is a trigger for my Meniere's. I have "experimented" by leaving it...
    MeniereRover MeniereRover 61-65, M 1 Response Dec 22, 2013

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    Bevy2 - I have had Meniere's for the last 30 +years but later it has severely affected my lifestyle and I ca barly keave the house and then on my husband's arm - and he is a home...
    bevy2 bevy2 66-70 3 Responses May 26, 2012

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    Sick And Tired - Hi my name is Caroline, I have gotten out of a domestic violence sistuation a few years ago. I have gotten hit in...
    curlyfrie curlyfrie 41-45 4 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    Please Try This. I Cant Believe It Works. - Hi there. I am a new member and this is my first group. I signed up just to share my story and so far success in stopping my wicked...
    davsharnais davsharnais 36-40, M Nov 16, 2012

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    Meniere's and My Social Security Medical Review - Last Wednesday I had a Social Security medical review to determine if Social Security would accept my disability for Meniere's. I...
    Cicadas Cicadas 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 26, 2013

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    My Meniere's Disease Story - I have been diagnosed with Meniere's Disease for about 5 years now but think I might have had it before I was officially diagnosed. I have vertigo...
    apsugurl28 apsugurl28 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2010

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    I Guess I'm Not Alone Dealing With This Brutal Disease - Hi, I am 54, very active and have a great wife and 3 amazing boys. I suffered my first attack during an Indoor soccer game...
    SHERIDAD SHERIDAD 51-55, M Sep 18, 2013

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    Doctor Recommendation - Hi, I live in Silver Spring, MD near Rockville and Olney. I have seen a doctor who specializes in dizziness at Washington Hosptital Center. He diagnosed...
    Monnie45 Monnie45 66-70 Jun 11, 2013

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    I Am Not Alone - I'm female, 23. I had my first attack in 2000 (when I was only 10, pretty rare at that early age) on my left ear, and second attack in 2006 (when I was 16) on my...
    Kiseki46 Kiseki46 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 20, 2013

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    Hearing Aid Dilemma - I have Meniere's disease and am extremely sensitive to sounds. I am a church goer and have problems when music is played. I am looking for a hearing aid...
    indyaanna indyaanna 70+ 2 Responses Mar 6, 2013

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    Back In The Swirl: Coping With Meniere'S Disease, Migraine, Chronic Depression, And Baffled Doctors. - Hello all, This is a recommendation/ endorsement of my book by Dr. Herbert...
    mercylk mercylk 51-55 1 Response Feb 21, 2013

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    Meniere's And Superior Canal Dehiscence - Hello. I am new here and trying to cope with two disorders. I had a crainotomy 2 years ago for Superior Canal Dehiscense on my left side...
    AmherstNY AmherstNY 36-40, F Oct 23, 2012

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    Drives U Crazy - my name is adam,, ive had MD for over 35 yrs. it went bilateral 2 years ago. my heart and prayers are with u all. i soo agree with dr mercy,, we need lots more...
    delta9420 delta9420 56-60 Apr 10, 2013

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    Back In The Swirl: Coping With Meniere'S Disease, Migraine, Chronic Depression, And Baffled Doctors. - Hello fellow Menierians, I am a bilateral Meniere sufferer since my early...
    mercylk mercylk 51-55 Feb 21, 2013

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    Meniere's Success Story - Hello,I was diagnosed about 3.5 years ago and wanted to share how I stopped/manage my symptoms.  I am not selling anything, just want to help anyone if...
    ivyskies ivyskies 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2012

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    A Long Struggle With Meniere's - I've had meniere's now for just over 8 years and it has also destroyed my life. One of the worse things is that I'm living alone with no one...
    mondo mondo 56-60 10 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    Meniere's - 6 Months And Counting - I was diagnosed with Meniere's (MM) back in August of 2012. I have had a history of fullness and hearing loss in my right ear most of my life...
    Cicadas Cicadas 56-60, M 5 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    I Am 35 Years Old And Feel So Much Older - I am still waiting for my official diagnosis, but since June 26, 2012 been battling BPPV Vertigo, or so they say. It started with a...
    Ariez28 Ariez28 31-35, F Sep 10, 2012

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    I Have Menieres - I suffer from menieres and would like to more people about it I lost the only job I ever knew how to do now I find it realy hard to learn anything new I am a...
    natalie29 natalie29 26-30 7 Responses Nov 18, 2008

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    Newly Diagnosed With Menieres - I have been suffering from vertigo for the last 23 years, just diagnosed this week with Menieres. I work full time as a Physical Therapist working...
    gabbycam gabbycam 41-45, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    Meniere's And Me - I have been living with Meniere’s disease for nearly a decade. In that time, i have struggled to find the ability to not only manage the effect of this...
    detectivescotty detectivescotty 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 10, 2013

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    Please Let Me Know If I Can Help U - GM ALL MY LOVED & BLESSED FBF/F, I HAVE A QUESTION IF ANYONE CAN ANSWER FOR ME I WOULD LOVE TO KNOW. I AM DISABLED HAVE BEEN FOR 2 YRS WITH A...
    angel242go angel242go 51-55, F Feb 6, 2013

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    Dizzy, I'm So Dizzy - I have the dizziness/vertigo and tinnitus. Mine flares up this time of year. For some reason - probably the weather - Jan-March are my worst times (not that...
    imabear imabear 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 19, 2011

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    Having A Good Meniere'S Diary - Hi All, My name is Maximo and also has Meniere's since 2009. I am at the early stages of the disease and I am able to handle it (so far) with diet...
    MaximusT79 MaximusT79 31-35 1 Response Jan 27, 2013

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    Young And A Mess - i am 19 years old, and ive had menieres disease in my right ear since i was 16. i was actually diagnosed when i was 18 after many visits from two doctors. i had...
    d0theunthinkabl3 d0theunthinkabl3 18-21 5 Responses Oct 30, 2011

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    My Meniere's Battle Has Just Begun. - When the Consultant asked his colleague what she thought my problem was and she said Meniere's Disease without any hesitation all I remember...
    Mark165 Mark165 36-40, M 3 Responses May 15, 2012

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    Serc (betahistine dihydrochloride) Will Cure Meniere's - Available in Canada and Europe by prescription under the brand name Serc or generic betahistine dihydrochloride. About 11...
    lexrex lexrex 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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    Sixth International Symposium On Meniere's Disease -   PRESS RELEASE   Michael T. Burcon, DC started researching Meniere’s disease (MD) ten years ago after...
    drburcon drburcon 56-60 Sep 6, 2010

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    www.experienceproject.com/stories/Have-Good-News-About-Meniere-S-Disease/3963113
    rodolfoap rodolfoap 41-45, M Feb 9

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    I Was Diagnosed With Menier's Disease Associated With Vertigo - I didnt know that I have this disease though once in a while i have ringing in my ears. I had a fall last April 14...
    magicaldoll magicaldoll 31-35, F Jun 2, 2010

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    Ménière's - I was told I had Ménière's in June of this year. It hit me out of no where I had no signs at all. I have been put on three different medication but the problem is...
    Ospunky Ospunky 51-55, F Dec 18, 2012

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    Tired All The Time - About early March 2012, I was at work and my hearing in my right ear shut down and I got a little dizzy. It lasted only 5 minutes. Then it continued doing the...
    lanakarin lanakarin 61-65, F May 19, 2012

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    Waiting And Watching - I have had full menieres for2&1/2 years. I have been on medications and had 3 surgeries since Feb.2011. I can say I have more good days than bad ones. I just...
    cdwyrick cdwyrick 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2013

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