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Meniere Disease (cont.)

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The psychological aspect of the disease can be devastating as well. Many people live in constant fear of violent attacks of disabling vertigo. Some require counseling, and a few may require psychiatric evaluation and medications to cope with their disease.

Medically reviewed by Peter O'Connor, MD; American Board of Otolaryngology with subspecialty in Sleep Medicine

Author: Bryon K McNeil, MD, Medical Director, Bioterrorism and Emergency Preparedness, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Via-Christ Regional Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas.

Coauthor(s): Maged Botros, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Richard Harrigan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/9/2014
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