Meniere's Disease

National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.

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Synonyms

  • Endolymphatic Hydrops
  • Labyrinthine Hydrops
  • Labyrinthine Syndrome
  • Lermoyez Syndrome

Disorder Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion

Meniere's Disease is a disorder characterized by recurrent prostrating dizziness (vertigo), possible hearing loss and ringing sounds (tinnitus). It is associated with dilation of the membranous labyrinth (endolymphatic hydrops) in the ear.

Resources

Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA)
P.O. Box 13305
Portland, OR 97213
USA
Tel: (503)229-7705
Fax: (503)229-8064
Tel: (800)837-8428
Email: veda@vestibular.org
Internet: http://www.vestibular.org

American Tinnitus Association
P.O. Box 5
Portland, OR 97207
United States
Tel: (503)248-9985
Fax: (503)248-0024
Tel: (800)634-8978
Email: tinnitus@ata.org
Internet: http://www.ata.org

Better Hearing Institute
515 King Street, Suite 420
Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States
Tel: (703)684-3391
Fax: (703)684-6048
Tel: (800)327-9355
Email: mail@betterhearing.org
Internet: http://www.betterhearing.org

Moller, Margareta, M.D.
University of Texas at Dallas
Dallier Center for Human Development
1966 Inwood Rd
Dallas, TX 75235

EAR (Education and Auditory Research Foundation
P.O. Box 330867
Nashville, TN 37203
Tel: (615)627-2724
Tel: (800)545-4327
TDD: (615)284-7849
Email: suzanne@earfoundation.org
Internet: http://www.earfoundation.org

NIH/National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (Balance)
National Temporal Bone, Hearing
and Balance Pathology Resource Registry
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114-3096
Fax: (617)573-3838
Tel: (800)822-1327
TDD: (888)561-3277
Email: TBRegistry@meei.harvard.edu
Internet: http://www.tbregistry.org

Crouzon's/Meniere's Support Network
3757 North Catherine Drive
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314-8320
USA
TDD: (800)842-4681
Email: katy@northlink.com

Meniere's Australia, Inc.
Suite 4, 18-28 Skye Rd
Frankston
Victoria, 3199
Australia
Tel: (03) 9783 9233
Fax: (03) 9783 9208
Email: info@menieres.org.au
Internet: http://www.menieres.org.au/

Meniere's Disease and Dizziness Support Group
511 Ellen Avenue
Royal Oak, MI 48073-3359
Tel: (248)585-8519
Fax: (248)585-8519
TDD: (810)585-8519
Email: MarieKey@Compuserve.com

MUMS National Parent-to-Parent Network
150 Custer Court
Green Bay, WI 54301-1243
USA
Tel: (920)336-5333
Fax: (920)339-0995
Tel: (877)336-5333
Email: mums@netnet.net
Internet: http://www.netnet.net/mums/

Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
PO Box 8126
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8126
Tel: (301)251-4925
Fax: (301)251-4911
Tel: (888)205-2311
TDD: (888)205-3223
Email: ordr@od.nih.gov
Internet: http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/Default.aspx

Autoimmune Information Network, Inc
PO Box 4121
Brick, NJ 08723
Tel: (732)664-9259
Email: autoimmunehelp@aol.com
Internet: http://www.aininc.org

American Academy of Audiology
11730 Plaza America Drive, Suite 300
Reston, VA 20190
Tel: (703)790-8466
Fax: (703)790-8631
Tel: (800)222-2336
Email: infoaud@audiology.org
Internet: http://www.audiology.org

European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID)
c/o Dr. Bodo Grimbacher (ESID Board Member)
Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology
Department of Medicine, University Hospital Freiburg
Hugstetter Strasse 55
Freiburg, D-79106
Germany
Tel: +31 73-6992965
Fax: +31 73-6992948
Email: info@esid.org
Internet: http://www.esid.org

Cogan's Contact Network
PO Box 145
Freehold, NJ 07728-0145
USA
Tel: (574)258-0804
Fax: (732)761-9809
TDD: (732)761-9809
Email: uscogans@juno.com
Internet: http://www.coganssyndrome.info/

Hearing Loss Association of America
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 1200
Bethesda, MD 20814
Tel: (301)657-2248
Fax: (301)913-9413
Email: info@hearingloss.org
Internet: http://www.hearingloss.org

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