Meniere's disease is a rare disorder that affects the ear. It usually appears as an 'attack' (which lasts for between 2–3 hours) during which there is a drop in hearing, pressure and/or ringing in the ear and vertigo.
The causes of Meniere's disease is unknown. Attacks can occur daily or as rarely as once a year.
Though the cause of Meniere's disease is unknown, it is thought that pressure in the ear contributes to the condition.
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