My dh has been diagnosed with Meniere's disease and I'm not convinced that's what it actually is. He has spells, and lately they've been on the increase. First, he gets a dizzy, unbalanced feeling in his head. Then, he gets nauseous, then his bp gets really high, then he vomits harshly for about 10-15 minutes. He'll relax after the spell is over with, if during the day he could lay down an hour or so and then be as good as new?!? He has been diagnosed with 75% hearing loss in his left ear and the Dr says he retains water in his left ear thus putting him on a diuretic. Everytime he has frequent spells, the Doc puts him on prednizone to hopefully heal the hearing deficiency...never seems to do anything.
I don't know what it could be. I've noticed sometimes when his bp gets really high first, then he'll start feeling dizzy-->nauseous-->vomiting.
It's really scary and even the Dr says very little is known about Meniere's so he's not forsure that's what it is. He went through the fasting bloodwork before being diagnosed with Meniere's. His cholesterol was semi-high but everything else was normal.
He has never had blood drawn or any tests actually during a spell. Sometimes I wonder if he is coming down with diabetes or having some type of reaction. We almost wonder if it's related to sodium somehow as we've placed sodium close to a pattern with these spells.
Don't know. Very frustrated. If anyone could lend any expertise, I'd appreciate it very much.