The first step is getting a correct diagnosis. This is why it is important to approach the relevant healthcare professionals as early as possible to optimise management and outcomes. Chartered vestibular physiotherapists specialise in the diagnosis and management of Meniere’s disease. A functional vestibular assessment, accompanied by a hearing test, secures a diagnosis.
Vestibular rehabilitation therapy – this will help you to recover your vestibular function and balance between episodes. It also helps to clear up residual symptoms of dizziness.
Dietary management – There are certain foods that trigger meniere’s episodes.
Exercise – research shows that high intensity exercise helps to reduce the frequency of Meniere’s episodes.
Liaising with other medical professionals involved with your care to come up with the best and most holistic approach to address all areas of the disease.