• Meniere's Disease Symptoms

Quick Look
  • Repeated attacks of dizziness (giddiness)
  • Hearing loss
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Feeling of fullness or pressure in the ear

Recurring episodes of vertigo (or dizziness):

Symptoms of Meniere's Disease
  • Vertigo can be described as a feeling that the world is spinning around the individual.
  • Patient feels as if the room is spinning, and loses his balance.
  • Episodes of vertigo occur without warning and usually last 20 minutes to 2 hours or more, up to 24 hours.
  • Unsteadiness can persist for hours or days after the attack. Severe vertigo can cause nausea and vomiting.
Hearing loss:
  • It usually affects one ear which loses sensitivity to low-frequency sounds.
  • Loud noise causes more disturbance than normal. Most people do experience some degree of permanent hearing loss among the symptoms of Meniere's Disease.

Ringing in the ear (tinnitus):

Tinnitus is the perception of a ringing, buzzing, roaring, whistling or hissing sound in the ear. It is among the most important symptoms of Meniere's Disease.

Feeling of fullness in the ear:

Symptoms of Meniere's Disease also include a feeling of fullness or increased pressure in the ear.