There is no cure for Ménière's disease but medications, diet, physical therapy and counseling, and some surgical approaches can be used to manage it.
Although a causal relation between allergy and Ménière's disease is uncertain, medication to control allergies may be helpful.
Diuretics, such as the thiazide-like diuretic chlortalidone, are widely used to manage Ménière's on the theory that it reduces fluid buildup in the ear. Based on evidence from multiple but small scaled clinical trials, diuretics appear to be useful for reducing the frequency of episodes of dizziness but do not seem to prevent hearing loss.
In cases where there is hearing loss and continuing severe episodes of vertigo, a chemical labyrinthectomy, in which a medication such as gentamicin is injected into the middle ear and kills parts of the vestibular apparatus. This treatment has the risk of worsening hearing loss.
People with MD are often advised to reduce their salt intake.