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How can Meniere's disease affect my quality of life?

Meniere's disease can cause symptoms that can strike without warning. You may suddenly feel dizzy and nauseated and have to lie down for hours, missing out on your regular activities. You may hear noises (tinnitus) in the affected ear or ears that keep you from sleeping. Your hearing may deteriorate over time, and you may begin to feel anxious or depressed. However, some people feel milder symptoms.

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