Comfortably Relieve Ear Pain When Flying With This Technique

Rapid ascent and descents on airplanes cause our ears to “pop.” But, why do our ears do that in the first place?

And why does the lack of that relieving “pop” cause the most annoying pain in our middle ear?

Source: You’ve been popping your ears all wrong

They used to hand out boiled sweets on planes, because swallowing the saliva generated by sucking the sweets did the job.  Chewing gum works pretty good too. Only problem is getting it out of your ears afterwards 😉

Don’t forget about the Alti-Tooties either – atmospheric pressure can make you fart.

How Altitude Sickness Affects Your Body And How You Can Beat It

Altitude sickness can make you dizzy, nauseous, and, in extreme cases, can even kill you. All of us at IndefinitelyWild have experienced it. Here’s what we’ve learned and how you can minimize its symptoms.

Source: How Altitude Sickness Affects Your Body And How You Can Beat It

Definitely something I wanted to learn about, but give the risk factors for high altitude edema (pulmonary and cerebral) – I don’t think anyone’s doctor will condone such activity for those of us on blood thinners.  Stick to GoPro footage 😉