Types of Vestibular Disorders
- Acoustic Neuroma.
- Age-related dizziness and imbalance.
- Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease.
- Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
- Bilateral Vestibular Hypofunction.
- CANVAS Syndrome.
- Cervicogenic Dizziness.
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What mimics Meniere’s disease?
Other conditions that may share symptoms of Meniere’s disease include the following:
- Migraine and migraine variant without headache mimic many symptoms of Meniere’s disease.
- Benign paroxsymal postural vertigo (BPPV).
- Rarely, tumors of the internal audiotory canal (vestibular schwannoma, also called acoustic neuroma).
Can you be misdiagnosed with Meniere’s disease?
Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for people to be misdiagnosed with Meniere’s disease as there is no definitive test for it, and other conditions have similar symptoms. Normally the vertigo that comes with a Meniere’s attack is constant no matter what you try and lasts for at least 20 minutes but typically hours.
Are there different types of Meniere’s disease?
Clinical Types:Meniere’s Disease can be classified many ways. However, in Vestibular Meniere’s Disease, hearing remains normal, and other aural symptoms (tinnitus, full-ness) are absent. Bilateral Meniere’s Disease is characterized by bilateral fluctuating hearing loss and recurrent episodes of vertigo.
What are the first symptoms of Meniere’s disease?
What are the symptoms of Meniere’s disease?
- vertigo, with attacks lasting anywhere from a few minutes to 24 hours.
- loss of hearing in the affected ear.
- tinnitus, or the sensation of ringing, in the affected ear.
- aural fullness, or the feeling that the ear is full or plugged.
- loss of balance.