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What does valsalva maneuver do?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Ear pressure: It can help to clear the ear pressure.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

What happens when I do a valsalva maneuver?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Valsalva: Doing a valsalva maneuver will equalize the pressure between ears and sinuses if the area is not filled with mucus or swollen. It is also called "clearing your ears".

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