Reduce Ear Pain in Aircraft

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However, for those who are healthy, the easiest way to deal with pain in the ear is, in a manner swallowed every 15-30 seconds.

Air Pressure

For those who never get on a plane, must have experienced, things like clogged ears, sore. In fact, the head also hurt. This happens because the difference in air pressure. Especially when the aircraft takes-off, or landing. The condition is called by the name of Tubal Occlusion, which means an obstruction, the channel eustachian tube in the ear. The eustachian tube in the ear canal, which is located in the middle to the back of the nose, or around the base of the throat. This channel will immediately respond, by opening and letting air into the middle ear, if there is a difference in air pressure because the channel is useful to balance the air pressure in the middle ear, the air pressure outside.

In people with allergies, upper respiratory tract infection, or experiencing the influenza, especially the common cold, you should consult a doctor first, before boarding the plane, so that given nose drops, or oral medication that works to open the eustachian tube channel. You can take the medicine, 45 minutes before boarding the plane.

However, for those who are healthy, the easiest way to deal with pain in the ear is, in a manner swallowed every 15-30 seconds. Candy or chew gum prior to aircraft take-off and landing, can also help reduce pain in the ear because it makes the eustachian tube channel remains open. So as to balance the air pressure in the ear. Also, make sure you stay awake during aircraft take-off or landing. If you are taking a long haul flight and fell asleep, try to get up, when the aircraft will be landing because the channel cannot be effective eustachian tube open, if you are asleep.

Can also use earplugs, made of foam or cotton. If you fly with a baby or children, feed or drink given to him, when the aircraft take-off and landing. In this way, eustachian tube will remain open.

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