Many people have heard of reflexology where the systems of the entire body is represented on thebottom of the feet or hands, auriculotherapy is very much the same. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the outer part of the ear, the auricle, views the entire body and organ systems in an upside down fetus representation.
Of the inner, middle, and outer ear, the middle ear is connected to the Eustachian tubes. Any obstruction in these tubes hinders fluid drainage, thereby blocking the ears. Blocked ears cannot equalize pressure within your ears, and this leads to the ears feeling blocked
Swimmer's ear is an ear infection localized in your outer ear canal, and is one of the most common problems among swimmers (hence the name!). But how can you tell if your ear infection or ear ache is actually swimmer's ear and not some other problem? In this article, we'll look at how to diagnose the problem and what to do for swimmers ear.