Q. What is Meniere's disease? Does it go away?
Meniere's disease is a disorder of the balance and hearing organs in the inner ear. The symptoms include vertigo, fluctuations in hearing, tinnitus (ringing of the ears) and pressure in the ears. Along with that, one may experience dizziness which in turn may cause nausea and vomiting. The treatment for Meniere's disease depends on various factors. Hence, an open discussion with the doctor can help to determine the best treatment strategy in your personal case.
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Q. What are the triggers for Meniere's disease?
Meniere's disease can be triggered by conditions like stress, overwork, fatigue, emotional distress, additional illnesses and pressure changes. Along with that, certain foods such as dairy products, caffeine, alcohol and foods with high sodium content may trigger Meniere's disease. A 2-gram/day low-salt diet can help control vertigo in Meniere's disease.
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If you forget a dose of Verbet 16 Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose on the scheduled time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.
Q. Is stress a reason for vertigo?
Mental stress can trigger vertigo. It can make many forms of vertigo worse, but will not, by itself, produce vertigo.
Q. What are the causes of vertigo?
Vertigo may be caused either by a sudden drop in blood pressure or because of being dehydrated. Many people feel lightheaded if they get up too quickly from sitting or lying down. Along with that, motion sickness, certain medicines and problems with your inner ear (Meniere's disease, acoustic neuroma) may cause vertigo. It is important to know that sometimes vertigo can be a symptom of other disorders (multiple sclerosis, following head trauma) as well.
Q. How long should Verbet 16 Tablet be taken?
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