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Does Meniere's disease run in families?

Genes may be a factor in determining who gets Meniere's disease. However, contributing factors may also range from ear infections to tobacco use. No one knows for sure what causes this inner ear disorder.

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Can Meniere's disease be prevented?
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What is Meniere's disease?
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Meniere's disease, which interferes with balance and hearing, affects about 615,000 people in the Un...
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Are labyrinthitis and Meniere's disease related?
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How is Meniere's disease linked to vertigo and dizziness?
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