Meniere’s disease is a devastating condition that results in severe vertigo, tinnitus, a feeling of fullness in the affected ear, and hearing loss. Since these symptoms are severe and strike at any time, it is important to understand what may trigger an attack. This can lead to fewer episodes and a better ability to perform normal daily activities. We’re going to address 3 categories of Meniere’s disease triggers. Also, we will look at a natural way to get help that is bringing hope to many with Meniere’s disease and other vertigo conditions.
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Anything that can affect the inner ear can potentially trigger a Meniere’ flare-up. Thus, there are numerous triggers a person could run into throughout the day. Here are a few examples of environmental factors that can affect symptoms:
Some of the more controllable factors regarding Meniere’s disease involve a person’s lifestyle. Here are a few changes a person can make to control the frequency and severity of Meniere’s disease flare-ups.
As is the case with most vertigo condition, head position can play a major role in the sudden onset of symptoms. For example, you may need to limit the following movements:
While you may have come up with some good ideas for changes to make while reading those triggers, avoiding potential flare-ups will only get you so far. It is important to get to the root of the problem. Medications often treat individual symptoms during an attack and can have many unwanted side effects. Surgery for Meniere’s disease has left many deaf in the affected ear, and let’s not forget that it is possible for Meniere’s to set in for the second ear as well. Is there a better way?
Happily, the answer is yes! Hundreds in case studies have seen symptoms decrease by 90% or more under care by an upper cervical chiropractor. Some have even received complete relief from symptoms. What does the upper neck have to do with a condition that is supposed to take place inside the inner ear?
The atlas (top bone in the spine) is in close proximity to the ears. Thus, a misalignment can influence the Eustachian tubes. These tubes have the job of draining excess fluid from the ears. If an upper cervical misalignment has affected the Eustachian tube in one ear, Meniere’s can be the result. Thus, upper cervical chiropractic goes after the cause rather than the symptoms.
To learn more, contact an upper cervical practice in your area, and schedule a no-obligation consultation.
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