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I can make my ears pop voluntarily without moving. Its addicting like popping your knuckles. Will this damage my ears?
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Dr. Thomas Lee
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In brief: No
The ear tympanum can become weak from overuse and poor nutrition.
Occasional dehydration can also permit as popping noise against the small bones behind the tympanum. Eat good quality oils and fats and stay well hydrated, especially when changing elevation. This should lessen the urge and loosen the knuckles a bit too.

In brief: No
The ear tympanum can become weak from overuse and poor nutrition.
Occasional dehydration can also permit as popping noise against the small bones behind the tympanum. Eat good quality oils and fats and stay well hydrated, especially when changing elevation. This should lessen the urge and loosen the knuckles a bit too.
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