Meniere's Disease Specialist in Harley Street, London

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Meniere’s disease is characterised by attacks of vertigo that are typically accompanied by nausea and vomiting as well as progressive hearing loss, tinnitus and other autonomic symptoms. During the initial onset of the condition, a person may experience just one symptom which may cause them to conclude the problem will pass on its own. But ignoring symptoms of Meniere’s can be a mistake. If you are beset by symptoms of Meniere’s do not hesitate to book an appointment at Harley Street AVM.

Causes of Meniere’s Disease

It is now believed that Meniere’s disease results, at least in part, from the accumulation of excess fluid in the inner ear. Exactly what causes this “endolymph fluid” to accumulate is still unknown, although recent research has helped narrow down the list of potential causative factors. Those factors include:

An anatomical abnormality that inhibits the drainage of the endolymph fluid.

An abnormal immune system response.

An infection of the inner ear.

A genetic predisposition to the condition.

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Diagnosis

Because Meniere’s disease can resemble other conditions such as vestibular migraine making sure you get a proper diagnosis is crucial. The experts at Harley Street AVM will conduct a comprehensive workup including the CVEMP (Cervical Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential) test and other specialist testing and imaging. 

The end result will be the most accurate diagnosis possible which will enable the physician to formulate a treatment and management regimen that will mitigate any damage from Meniere’s and provide a way back toward robust health.

Book an Appointment with a Meniere’s Disease Specialist in Harley Street, London

Meniere’s disease is a vexing condition that can cause significant disruption to a person’s everyday life. Early detection and treatment is essential. To book an appointment with the experts at Harley Street AVM fill out the contact form on our booking page, call our clinic on (+44) 020 3480 9630, or write to us at: info@harleyavm.com.

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The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is a public body of the Department of Health and Social Care established to regulate and inspect health and social care services in England.

CQC registration is a marker for standards of care. It is a mandatory requirement of all organisations which provide vestibular care or diagnostics.

Harley Street Audiovestibular Clinic is fully registered and compliant with all the stringent CQC requirements, ensuring you care is in the best possible hands.