Meniere’s Disease – What Happens in the Inner Ear?

http://www.FauquierENT.net – This video explains what occurs at the inner ear level in patients suffering from Meniere’s Disease. This condition is described as ear fullness and tinnitus that is followed by severe spinning attacks or vertigo that last hours to days. Once the dizziness resolves, hearing and balance is back to normal.

For more information about Meniere’s:
http://www.FauquierENT.net/menieres.htm

Watch how the inner ear balance system works here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YMIMvBa8XGs

Perform Dix-Hallpike to determine if dizziness due to BPPV:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgWOmuB1VFY

POSTERIOR canal BPPV treated by Epley maneuver here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SLm76jQg3g

LATERAL canal BPPV treated by Lempert maneuver here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwTmM6uF5yA

SUPERIOR canal BPPV treated by Deep Head-Hanging here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qw1QciZWfP0

Flowchart for BPPV diagnosis and treatment can be found here:
http://www.fauquierent.net/bppv1.htm

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