· homeopathy


To pursue the discussion about how flying can affect us after the heavy legs issue, I would like to give a few tips to people suffering from earache while flying. This mainly happens at take off or landing and is due to a very rapid change in air pressure. Normally, the Eustachian tube opens and lets air get to the middle ear to equalize the outside pressure and pressure inside the middle ear. (This is located behind the eardrum and connects the middle ear to the back of the throat.) But when a plane takes off and lands, the change is so sudden that the tube might not be able to play its role, especially if it is blocked because of upper respiratory congestion due to an infection (ear infection, cold, sore throat, sinus infection) or an allergy (hay fever for example). It is very often the case in babies and small children who…

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