WONDER #1366: Why Does Gum Help Pop Your Ears?
Question 1 of 3
Chewing gum helps your ears to pop because it encourages you to what?
Question 2 of 3
When your ears are clogged, what part must pop open to allow pressure to equalize inside the middle ear?
- Eustachian tube
- sinus cavity
Question 3 of 3
The painful feeling in your ears caused by a difference in pressure between the inside and outside of the ear is called what?
- ear barotrauma
- barotitus media
- either (A) or (B)
- neither (A) nor (B)
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