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Does Meniere's disease affect children differently than adults?

People aged 40 to 60 are most likely to acquire Meniere's disease, an inner ear disease that can cause dizziness, nausea, and hearing loss. Nobody knows exactly what causes Meniere's disease, but several of the risk factors are most common in adults, such as alcohol and tobacco use.

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