Meniere's Disease Articles and Information We Added in
November 01, 2004
article is about is how to understand what is being said to you by your
doctor. If you suffer from
Meniere's Disease understanding medical
terminology is particularly important when you are dealing with consent
forms for any kind of invasive procedure. You MUST know what is going to
happen to you. You are agreeing to something that is going to happen to
I often find myself helping people understand their
medical "experiences": helping them understand or translate their
doctor's procedures. This article will explain why it's important for
you to know these terms or at least know where to find the information.
October 05, 2004
Supplements and Meniere's Disease. Why All Vitamins Are NOT the
Why All Vitamins Are NOT the Same
In health discussions, I am frequently asked why all vitamins are not the
same. They aren’t any more than other “things”. There is so much confusion
and hype about “vitamins” that it might help to get some basic understanding
on what can influence the differences. Three ideas that come to mind immediately
are terminology, purpose and costs.
You may feel you just want to walk over to the shelf and pick up a “quality”
multivitamin. Or you may choose to be educated and careful with both your
money and your body. All supplements are not alike! All vitamins are
not alike just as one coffee is not the same as another. We know they are
not. We have our favorites.
September 9, 2004
Understanding Its Functions And Your Role In Maintaining Its Health
This article may
seem to be off topic, but if you have
Meniere's Disease this article
may help you to understand how your liver works and how it may be
related to some of the Meniere's symptoms you are experiencing.
It led me to
research those individual symptoms and what an eye-opener that proved
to be! I found this frequent reference to liver toxicity, which of
course has severe health consequences.
In the last few
weeks I have been involved with several searches on drug interactions.
Many people haven't any idea that your liver is very closely
involved. Someone had also sent me a very long list of drugs that had
listed as a possible side effect.
really caught my attention was some correspondence about Methotrexate,
which incidentally is also on this list. Methotrexate is one of the
common treatments for Meniere’s symptoms.
article will help
you find some "common sense" ideas that help you to find ways to
maintain a healthy liver.
August 22, 2004
Chemicals Going Into Your Body.
Some of These May Be Behind Your Meniere's Disease Symptoms.
What we don't
seem to get is that any kind of chemical might be a problem. And that
could include your medications! This article will help you to learn and recognize that
chemicals come in many different forms and different disguises.
Your body has its own set, and anything you want to add must be
in "sync" with its needs. Chemicals can easily enter your body
via the mouth, nose, ears, skin, and eyes, even your hair shaft.
But they are still entering your body.
August 10, 2004
Meniere’s Disease, Hypertension and Stress: A
Different Way of Thinking
This issue of
the Meniere's Disease Health & Information
Newsletter is about one persons journey through
Hypertension, Meniere’s Disease, and
Stress and discovering a different way of thinking.
Have you ever gone to your doctor with
symptoms of Meniere's Disease only to find out that
there was nothing the doctor could really
do about your Meniere’s Disease symptoms? During the course of the
visit you realize that you are under some stress and your blood pressure
was a bit elevated. Instead of leaving with an answer for your
Meniere's Disease symptoms, you leave with a prescription for an
antihypertensive drug. This article will help you to understand
why this happens and what you can do about it to regain some control of
July 27, 2004
July 26, 2004
The Inflammatory Process and Your Bodies
This article describes the inflammatory process and your bodies
healing process. If you are
suffering from Meniere's Disease, this
may help you to understand what is happening to your body as it is going
through these stages and why it is happening.
July 23, 2004
A Quick Lesson On Sinuses for Meniere's Disease
Sinus congestion / sinus pressure and blocked sinuses can
be one of the symptoms of Meniere's Disease. This is a short health
article on the function of the sinuses and why there is a problem when
the sinuses don't function properly as well as some things you can do to help
relieve sinus pressure.
July 18th, 2004
Wondering About Symptoms You Can't Explain?
For many people, the side effects from the drugs you are
taking are not a serious problem. Introducing another chemical into your
body is not part of the body's original composition and the body has
ways of getting rid of things it doesn't like or reacting to things it
can't get rid of. This may cause unusual symptoms that can be very
frightening. This article attempts to explain some of these
interactions and what you should be doing if this is happening to you.
July 13, 2004
Diagnostic Tests For Meniere's Disease Symptoms
|This is an in depth article on the types
of testing done to look for and diagnose Meniere's Disease. This
should help you understand and interpret Meniere's Disease testing, your
body and its functions. The types of tests done to look for Meniere's
Disease and the test results are explained in detail.
Are Your Drugs Making You Sick?
|We have updated this article with more
detailed information and another link for online searches. If you
have not already read this article, it is all about how to find out about the
side effects your drugs and prescriptions may be
having on you. We have included some sources on
where to look for this information and what to look
The Secret to Getting Your Doctor's Attention
|This is a very short article with some
quick tips to help Meniere's Disease sufferers get better results in the
doctors office. It also leads into the two articles below, All
three of these articles should give you a lot of ideas to work with your
doctor to speed up the visit and get the best results possible within
the limited time available in the examination room.
I Wish Doctors Had More Time to Listen.
|Doctors are very busy and they do not
always have time to listen. This may help you to work with your
doctor and use the knowledge you have gotten from the Internet.
How to create a list of facts for your doctor and why you should be
completely factual about your symptoms to help both of you make the
appointment go smoother.
Frustration About The Limited Discussion During A
|It is difficult these days to be a
or a doctor. Doctors are human, just as you and I are. They have
time limitations that we could never dream of, and the stress of having
to deal with some patients that cannot be helped. What we have
tried to do is give you some ideas on how to make the visit to the
doctors office as quick and informative as possible, for both of you.
July 12, 2004
Anatomy And Physiology -
The Make Up Of Your Body And How It Functions
|If you have Meniere's Disease, it is
very important that you understand human anatomy and physiology. It will
help you understand what you are going through and what your doctor is
talking about. ANATOMY is the study, classification, and description of
structures and organs of the body. PHYSIOLOGY is the study and process
of the function of the human. It is the study of the physical and
chemical processes involved in the functioning of the living organisms
and their component parts.
July 09, 2004
July 06, 2004
July 03, 2004
Your Immune System: Delicate Yet Critical
covers the Immune System in great detail. This is of particular
interest to anybody suffering from Meniere's Disease, since a Meniere's
Disease sufferers immune system is under a great amount of stress.
Terminology For Meniere's Disease Sufferers
Some basic medical terminology for people
with Meniere's Disease. When you visit your
doctor, you may encounter some of these terms.
This is a quick reference guide to help you understand
what they have told you about Meniere's and what you are
June 30, 2004
Salt And Potassium: Keeping A Healthy Balance In
|Salt intake and Meniere's Disease are
thought to be connected. Too much salt may cause problems for
Meniere's sufferers. This article covers salt and potassium intake
as well as amounts of salt and potassium found in everyday foods to help
you make an informed decision about what foods to eat and how much salt
you are taking in daily.
June 29, 2004
Health Question About Tinnitus
This is an
article Karin rewrote for an online health column in response to a
question about Tinnitus. It is quite informative and worth the read.
June 28, 2004
Disease in Detail
|Meniere's Disease in Detail explains in
greater detail what Meniere's Disease is and how it affects the body and
your balance. This is a good starting
point if you have just been diagnosed with Meniere's Disease.
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