If you've ever traveled by plane, you're probably familiar with the ear pain that follows every take-off and landing. Flight crews tend to get adapted to the heights and don't always feel it, but the passengers are a whole another story. Here is how to deal with the ear pain during flights.
Who Is the Most Affected?
Among all people on flights, it's the children that are the most affected by ear pain, especially small children. Their cries of pain might cause a different sort of ear pain, though.
The Eustachian Tube
Among things that can plug up your Eustachian tube, a canal connecting your middle ear to the back of your nose, is, unfortunately, attitudinal change. That plugging is the main source of ear pain.