The other day I saw something on the web that referred to the Meniere’s triad which basically says that the main symptoms of meniere’s are vertigo, hearing loss and tinnitus. That is pretty much on the money however I wouldn’t say that it covers all the major symptoms.
In my own case the vertigo and the hearing loss are the definitely the worse symptoms. The tinnitus that I have isn’t as bad as what others have to deal with although as I get older the rustling sound seems to be getting a lot louder. But it doesn’t have the impact that the hearing loss and vertigo has for me.
Another classic symptom of meniere’s is aural fullness usually found in your bad ear. The feeling that your ears are filling up can drive you crazy and also make you wonder if an attack is around the corner. To me it sometimes feels as though I have a lot of ear wax build up, even though I don’t. In an earlier post I wrote about aural fullness and there was a pretty good response from it. There were a lot of comments regarding tubes and other devices that might help with the situation.
Although I don’t have any hearing problem in my right ear (at least that is what I have been told) the feeling of fullness also exists there from time to time and I’m not sure what causes that over than cold weather and possibly having a cold.
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