To pop your ears, suck on a hard candy or chew bubble gum. Alternatively, yawn widely or pinch your nostrils closed, inhale air into your mouth and force the air into your nose. Gargling salt water every hour also helps ... More » Science Human Anatomy

One method of popping or unplugging the ears is to yawn repeatedly. To get the best effect, alternate yawning with swallowing. Yawning and swallowing help to stimulate and move the Eustachian muscles. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

To pop your ears, hold your nose, and try to breathe through your nose until your ears pop. People who travel often by plane may notice that their ears feel funny while they ascend or descend in an airplane. This feeling... More » Science Human Anatomy

To relieve painful inner ear pressure, chew gum, suck on hard candy or yawn, according to MedlinePlus. Doctors also suggest inhaling, plugging the nose and closing the mouth, and then gently exhaling. If these self-care ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Some home remedies to relieve inner ear pressure include yawning, chewing gum or sucking on hard candy, gently exhaling while pinching the nostrils, or taking decongestants, states Healthline. Warm, moist compresses or s... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Unlike other parts of the human body, the ears and nose continue to grow for a person's entire life. This is because the nose and ears contain cartilage, which never stops growing. More »

People hear sounds when sound waves travel through the air to the ears. The visible outer ear is only a small part of the organ and hearing, and parts of the inner ear transmit the sound waves to the brain. More »