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Flying and pain in my ears

susan moreland smorelan at magnus.acs.ohio-state.edu
Mon Dec 4 13:18:10 EST 1995

In article <49u39i$3tn at huron.eel.ufl.edu> "Steven R. Rochlin" <afn12686 at afn.org> writes:

>To all,

>     Please help.  When i fly in an airplane, my ears, at times, experience
>pain.  This happenes mainly when the airplane is acending or
>decending.  Chewing gun, etc seems to not help this situation :-{(+ .
>ALL help is ALWAYS appreciated.  Thanks for your time.  It IS 

>     Enjoy the music,

>     Steven
>  Enjoy the Music
>Gainesville, Florida

your eustachian tubes (the great equalizers) may not be working properly to 
relieve the pressure in your ears.  have you tried yawning and moving your jaw 
at the same time?  that's a trick that sometimes work.  there are other 
techniques that others will share with you, i'm sure.


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