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How are diuretics used to treat Ménière’s disease?

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To reduce fluid in your ear, your doctor might prescribe a diuretic -- medicine that keeps your body from retaining fluids. If you take a diuretic, your doctor probably also will ask you to cut the amount of salt in your diet.

From: What Is Meniere's Disease? WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on November 24, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 11/24/2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions – Ménière’s Disease.”

Vestibular Disorders Association: “Ménière’s Disease.”

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders: “Ménière’s Disease.”

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: “Understanding Autoimmune Diseases.”

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery: “Ménière’s Disease.”

University of California San Diego Health System: “Ménière’s Disease.”

Reviewed by Neil Lava on November 24, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions – Ménière’s Disease.”

Vestibular Disorders Association: “Ménière’s Disease.”

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders: “Ménière’s Disease.”

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: “Understanding Autoimmune Diseases.”

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery: “Ménière’s Disease.”

University of California San Diego Health System: “Ménière’s Disease.”

Reviewed by Neil Lava on November 24, 2018

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