Workings of the Inner Ear: What Makes It Hurt?
Eustachian tubes help maintain normal air pressure in the middle ear, in response to changes in pressure in the external environment ... your middle ear, equalizing its air pressure to the pressure in the back of your throat. Another function of your ...
How to Unplug Your Ears When You're Sick
Photo Credit ear image by cico from <a href='http://www.fotolia.com'>Fotolia.com</a> Narrow tubes, called Eustachian tubes, connect your middle ear with the back of your nose and upper throat ... uneven pressure between your middle ear and the environment.
Why Your Ears Pop (And What to Do If They Don't)
Normally, equalizing the pressure between the outer and middle ear is easy. Each inner ear is equipped with a small channel that runs down to the side of your throat known as a Eustachian tube. It's designed specifically to facilitate air to escape from ...
Trouble hearing? You may have an ear infection
The Eustachian tube, which is the tube that connects the throat ... Pressure differences, which also cause temporary hearing loss, can be relieved by swallowing, yawning or chewing gum, all of which open the tube and equalize air pressures between the ...
Pumped about ear aid
On a late afternoon last November, Maureen Berger was working in her home office when she suddenly noticed that both of her ears were clogged. "It felt like the sensation you get on an airplane when the pressure ... in the ear, nose and throat] put me ...