Meniere’s disease

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Finding a good herbalist

No-one knows for sure what causes the mysterious and debilitating Meniere’s disease nevertheless there are patterns to it which I and other medical herbalists have noticed and found some useful ways of responding to.

Much of what's written in this article is entirely suitable for a person to work through themselves but, especially if things are quite bad, or you just know that you need further help, then there may be a great deal of benefit to you to go to whatever lengths necessary to find a good herbalist or truly holistic practitioner to guide you on to a safe and strong treatment program. There's a short write-up to suggest how you might go about finding such a person here


An accumulation of toxicity in the body is a major contributor to many chronic illnesses and a consistent understanding throughout all the old systems of medicine is that, when needed, helping the body to cleanse can be the most important first step towards activating the healing process.

If you have a reason to believe that your system is likely to need cleansing, e.g. any kind of history of poor skin, bowel or kidney health, or if you simply feel that a build up a congestion in general may have been part of what has gone wrong, then taking certain herbs and eating a cleansing diet may be essential to you getting free from the Meniere's disease, more here


Meniere's relates to a problem in the inner ear, nevertheless it will be made worse by any kind of pressure coming from congestion in the middle-ear so, if there is any possibility that you have any kind of blockage anywhere in your sinuses, start a daily regimen of steam cleansing as discussed here, if needed, to take it a further step, you might consider doing some nasal douching as talked about in the article on sinusitis & hayfever here

Immune health

Some people report being generally run-down or contracting a lasting infection immediately prior to the advent of the Meniere's disease. If you think there is any possibility that this may have been the case, then carefully review the general article on immune health here


Constitutional Health Note

Finally, you might benefit from learning about your constitution to know what kind of foods, herbs, exercises etc. will work especially well for your health in general.

Constitutional health is an old and fascinating way of understanding our differences. There's a brief introduction here and a more detailed section on working out which constitution you are here

Please understand that I cannot personally advise you without seeing you in my clinic.
This living 'book' is my labour of love so, wherever you are, I wish you peace & good health!



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