The mission of the Meniere's Disease
Information Center (MDIC) is to
provide the most comprehensive website on the Internet for general information about Meniere's Disease, based upon
evidence, and cited to authoritative sources.
This website is maintained by patients who are not
medical professionals. We provide general information as a public service, but we are not qualified to provide medical advice, and,
therefore, we cannot and do not provide medical advice. For examination, diagnosis, and treatment, you
should consult licensed and qualified medical professionals. Since we are not
medical professionals, the
information and links at this site are provided as is and at your own
risk and are not warranted
in any manner, including (but not limited to) accuracy, reliability,
timeliness, and completeness. Copyright and Permissions
This entire site is and always has
been copyrighted and all rights are and always have been reserved.
All copying, including (but not
limited to) websites, bulletin boards, forums, and blogs, is and
always has been prohibited.
If you would like to republish any
of the material on this website, whole or in part, with or without
attribution, with or without profit, you must first obtain a grant of
our permission in a formal legal contract written and signed on paper
with all parties represented by licensed attorneys.
All grants of copyright permissions,
whole or in part, with or without attribution, with or without profit,
require advance payment of substantial fees and royalties.
To inquire further about copyright
permissions, have your licensed attorney email to us at the address below
a formal legal description of the copyright permission sought and a
formal legal description of the advance payment of substantial fees and royalties that
you propose to make.
Ownership and Funding
The Meniere's Disease Information
Center (MDIC) is this website. This website is provided as a public
service and is privately owned
and privately funded by patients who
are not medical professionals. We do not host advertising.
We do not solicit or accept donations for our operations. We do
not engage in "reciprocal linking"
linking." We receive no revenue of any kind from the
search engines to which we may link, freefind.com and google.com. We
may receive substantial fees and royalties in exchange for such copyright permissions as we may grant. We
receive no other revenue or funding.
We do not collect personal
errors; if you find any errors on this website,
including information errors, typos, grammatical errors, broken links,
and unclear wording, please let us know at the email
address below. Media Inquiries
We welcome media inquiries. We understand media deadlines, and we
promptly reply to bona fide email media inquiries.
The reply email address must be a verifiable bona fide media source.
Please direct media inquiries to the email address below.
We are patients who are not medical
professionals. We are not qualified to provide medical advice, and
therefore we cannot provide medical advice.
We cannot answer questions
about *your* Meniere's Disease.
We cannot tell you whether
your symptoms "sound like" Meniere's Disease.
Meniere's Disease is NOT
diagnosed by its symptoms; it is diagnosed by a differential diagnosis
of its symptoms. See our symptoms
page and our diagnosis pagewithmimics.
Symptoms that "sound like" Meniere's Disease also "sound like" many
other diseases and conditions that have the same symptoms as Meniere's
diagnosis, and treatment, you should consult licensed and qualified
If you need help in
finding a doctor, we have resources to help you on our doctors page.
We CAN answer general information questions
about Meniere's Disease.
Over 99% of the questions that
we receive are already answered on our website. REALLY!
We post all of the information that we have on our website; we are
holding nothing back.
So, before you resort to sending a
question, be sure to use our search links that
appear at the top of each page of our website and our website site map. You will save
your time and ours.
But if your general information question is
TRULY not already answered on our website, please go ahead and
send your question to the email address below, and we will be happy to
reply. REALLY! We will also update our website with
the answer for
the benefit of subsequent visitors.
Please do not include any personal
identifying information in your email, as we have no need for it.
In view of the extensive resources
already posted at our website, and the other demands on our time, we are unable to reply to students seeking assistance with
class assignments, but we wish them well.
(postal) (snail) mail. All of our
information is online at this website. We have no printed
material to send by postal mail. We
make all of our information easily, quickly, and economically
accessible to patients worldwide via this website.
Copyright requests (permissions).
See the copyright information above.
From time to time we play a sound file for the
benefit of those who can still hear. Occasionally, a visitor who
is hypersensitive to sound will complain. If you are
hypersensitive to sound and you must complain about our sound file,
please first explain why you don't mute your computer speakers when
you surf the Internet.
Feedback is Welcome.Your
feedback, comments, suggestions, and criticism are important to us
(really!); please let us hear from you, using the email
Listings on the Doctors Page. We do not endorse, recommend, or
refer to doctors, hospitals, and clinics for the simple reason that we have no particular
competence to do so. Facilities are listed on our Doctors Page simply because they have
Internet links that connect them with the
treatment of Meniere's Disease. U.S. doctors, hospitals, and
clinics: to be listed, simply provide us with the Internet link
that connects you with the treatment of Meniere's Disease. There is no
charge. Email us at the address below.
Listings on the Disability Page.We don't endorse, recommend, or refer to
attorneys for the simple reason that we have no particular competence to do so.
Lawyers are listed on our Disability Page
simply because they have Internet links that connect them with the disability
representation of patients with Meniere's Disease. U.S. lawyers: To be listed, simply provide us with the
Internet link that connects you with the disability representation of Meniere's
Disease. There is no charge. Email us at the address below.
Our email address is
subject to periodic change to deter spam.
Always check this page for our latest email address.
Email only as described in the rules above may be directed to
Email that is not within
these rules will necessarily be ignored.