Ear / October 21, 2021
By: Kelly Warf, Au.D.
Michael Layland, M.D.
You’re all packed and ready for that vacation, but did you pack your ear gear? Quickly ascending and descending at high altitudes causes pressure and discomfort in our ears. Our Eustachian tubes (which connect our ears to the back of the nose and throat) work to equalize the pressure in our ears to the environmental pressure. But when that pressure is quickly changing (e.g., flying, elevators) our bodies have a hard time keeping up. There several things you can do:
To further discuss your options for more comfortable air travel, call our office and schedule your appointment today. Call 847-685-1000
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About Ear, Nose, and Throat Center
The Ear, Nose, and Throat Center (ENT) is the premier Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery group in the northern Chicago suburbs. Our skilled and compassionate doctors can provide you with the latest advancements in total care for diseases, cancer, and disorders affecting the ears (including hearing), nose, mouth, allergy, sinuses, throat, head, and neck. We offer the highest level of specialty care for all ages from pediatric to geriatric.
We have two offices located in Park Ridge and Buffalo Grove, enabling us to conveniently serve patients in the surrounding Chicago suburbs including Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Niles, Palatine, Rosemont, Wheeling, and more in Cook and Lake counties.
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