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Who is most at risk for Meniere's disease?

People aged 40 to 60 are most at risk for Meniere's disease, an inner ear condition that can cause hearing loss, vertigo, dizziness, nausea, and other symptoms. You may also be more at risk if you have allergies, middle ear infections or other respiratory or viral infections, syphilis, or if you smoke or drink alcohol. Genes may also be a factor.

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How is Meniere's disease linked to vertigo and dizziness?
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Can Meniere's disease be prevented?
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