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August 21, 2013

Glee star Kristin Chenoweth suffers from Ménière's disease

The actress and singer has been diagnosed with the inner ear disorder Ménière's disease

Glee star Kristin Chenoweth suffers from Ménière's disease

Kristin Chenoweth, who has appeared in three episodes of the popular TV show Glee, has expressed her feelings about her new condition on Twitter.´

“Oh Ménière's disease. I'd like to eliminate you," she wrote.

Cause still unknown

It is still unclear whether her current situation could be related to an accident that occurred on the set of the TV legal drama series “The Good Wife” on July 12th 2012.

In that incident, a lighting rig fell and hit her on the head, which resulted in a fractured skull, concussion and three cracked teeth as well as neck, rib and hip injuries.

However, the specific details about the causes and consequences of her disorder have yet to be revealed.

About Ménière's disease

Ménière's disease is an inner-ear disorder characterised by vertigo, hearing loss, pressure in the ear and tinnitus.

It may occur as the result of a head injury, deterioration of the inner ear, infections and allergies or for unknown reasons.

Fortunately, in most cases the disease can be treated with medicine used for dizziness.


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