When it comes to Meniere’s disease, many of the injectable and surgical options have a low success rate. Also, they are ridden with side effects. Some may even cause permanent hearing loss. Before you agree to one of these invasive procedures, you should exhaust every other option you have. Here are a few natural ways that others have been able to successfully manage Meniere’s.
There are a number of things you can do with your diet to attempt to control Meniere’s symptoms. Several of these include:
Just by changing a few of your habits, you may be able to eliminate some of the factors that will make Meniere’s attacks worse. Some of these lifestyle changes could include:
We already mentioned the effect food sensitivities could have on Meniere’s by increasing fluid levels. Allergic reactions will have the same effect. Try your best to eliminate anything that you are allergic to from your life. While some choose to control allergies with medication, other seek natural methods such as small daily doses of raw local honey that can help you build resistance to seasonal allergies.
While we’re on the topic of allergies, one thing that has helped some reduce fluid in the body is drinking dandelion tea. However, you can have a serious allergic reaction if any of the following are on your list of allergies:
Speak with a physician before you start any kind of supplement, even if it is an herbal tea that you have concerns about.
High amounts of stress can trigger a Meniere’s attack or make symptoms worse. While you can’t eliminate all stress – and we can sometimes become stressed out about good things (if you’ve ever planned a wedding, you know what we’re talking about) – it is important to have good stress coping techniques. As you have already seen from our list, alcohol and tobacco are just going to make things worse. Try using stress relieving methods such as:
Upper cervical chiropractic care is another form of natural relief that more and more Meniere’s patients are seeking. This precise and gentle subspecialty of chiropractic focuses on the top bones of the spine and can help to improve the ability of the ears to drain properly as well as increasing blood flow to the head and thus the ears. To learn more about how this has helped patients with vertigo and other Meniere’s symptoms, contact a practitioner near you today.
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