Silverstein Institute
Sarasota | Lakewood Ranch | Venice

Meniere's Disease vs Positional Vertigo [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 11 May 2017

 Everyone has free flowing crystals in their ears. Their purpose is to be in a particular position to give the brain key information about the body's position in space. When crystals detach and float, it causes issues. As a result, Positional Vertigo tends to last only a few seconds and is triggered by certain head positions.

 
 

Meniere's Disease, on the other hand, does not relate to the crystals. It is caused by pressure in the ear and can be marked by a loss of hearing. Meniere's Disease lasts minutes to hours and can occur anytime and anywhere. Dr. Jack J. Wazen explains a few of the key differences between Positional Vertigo and Meniere's Disease and what can be done as treatment for each in the video below.

Related Blog: Do I Have to Live with Vertigo?

 CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO OUR PODCAST: - Hearing Loss Treatments and Prevention -

New Call-to-action

New Call-to-action

New Call-to-action

New Call-to-action

Subscribe to Email Updates

Latest Blog Posts

Posts by Topic

see all

Hearing Problems?

Try our Self Hearing Test today.

New Call-to-action