I’ve had blocked Eustachian tubes for 6weeks, i have been to the doctors 3 times, with no success, I’m going on a 4 hour flight in 10 days, and I’m starting to worry, What ever I do it will not pop, Please help.
Eustachian Tubes Blockage Treatment
During flight, one experiences a speedy change in the height / altitude, and consequently, there occurs, a change in the air pressure.
Blocked Eustachian Tubes Home Remedies
- Swallowing stimulates the muscles that are present in the back part of the throat. This assists in opening up the Eustachian tube immediately. Eating, drinking or chewing gum helps the process.
- The most successful maneuver to unblock the ears is – to open the Eustachian tube by force. Inhale deeply, and blow out or puff out your cheeks, at the same time as, you keep the nostrils and the mouth shut.
- Yawning is also very effective to help unplug the ears, since, the action of yawning is a strong stimulator for the muscles.
- Frequent plane travelers, who experience this problem often, are recommended to use a nasal spray or they could take a decongestant tablet, about an hour before the take off, and again, if needed, before the landing. This allows the ears / Eustachian tubes to equalize the