I have always had quick-forming ear pressure imbalances, but have always been able to depressurise much the same way you'd do on a flight, or the act of chewing would relieve that. Now I'm going he can not stop drinking to an ENT on the 11th to get my tubes checked and I might try the Earadicator remedy I found out about. I say temporary because I have no idea as to how long it will last, it could come back perhaps a few minutes after writing this post, or perhaps a month from now, or even a year. It is very interesting stuff. I am 11 and i have had this since i was 9. I definitely understand how frustrating this is and sometimes try letting steam near my ear or just going for a long walk. The oil was able to counteract the pressure imbalance between the middle and outer ear, and I haven't had the problem since. Then when it deflates the fluid is pushed out. MY POPPING OF RIGHT EAR HAS DISAPPEARED FOR TWO YEARS NOW!!! It's suppose to work constant ringing in the ear for some and not all, but hey some is good enough for me. I have notice taking the antihistamine helps clear up the fluid a lot but it keeps coming back and believe it is because the neck is out of place. constant ringing in the ear So I had 2 nose surgery's for a deviated septum and right now I can breath fantastic. We'll see what he says. It ruined my life, at work, in stressful situations, or even just talking to friends. Simply the following: You will notice that the problem is usually affecting one ear (right or left). He said he believed the ear popping was due to an inbalance of blood flow. THEN, I used the lightest oil available (in my case, the 3in1 machine oil) and put that in the affected ear until it filled temporarily up. Cheers, happy clicking.. I have been having this problem for over 2 years but has got worse. I just know that I have what is high blood pressure numbers not suffered from popping ear for the last 2 years... I have the same issue. I'll let everyone know if this remedy works. I have gone to many ENT's and they have done nothing fo rme but take out my tonsils and adenoids. I sat down to some meditation and relaxation to get rid of the stress and considered deeply the actual situation going on in my ears and head. It has been over 3 months with not a singe pop. My doctor prescribed Seldane D after testing for various allergies and that helped a little but now it's off the market. So...... Please help!!!!! I have the similar problem. WHY IS IT HAPPENEING! Finally, I can go ahead with my life knowing that a pop will not occur in this conversation, or in any conversation in the future. I can't afford to go or constant ringing in the ear I would of already went. I find it is definitely linked with stress level, or a change in stress level, be it up or, often coming down from a high stress period. As soon as I can afford it I will go. Well, today, all I had to do was start walking, no valsalva, and the popping would stop for as long as I walked. I think it has to do with the muscle and neck out of place. Then i started having crackling noises and constantly having to pinch my nose and breath well not really breath (the thing u do on an airplane) i still haven't found a cure or something but the doctor said it could have been from some things so it may be an answer to some of ur problems, ear wax, fluid behind the ear drum, air behind the ear drum, or if ur young ur ear tubes are not so wide so the air downt travel so easily but he said when u get older the problem goes away. What did I do? I really think I will try going back to that chiropractor and that is what I think others with this problem should try. However, my ENT now recommends that I have a micro surgical incision into my Eustachian tube, which will either correct the air pressure (re-balance) or drain the fluid, if any, out of my ear relieving constant ringing in the ear any of the pressure. Yes do let us know how your surgery goes. Wow, is this odd. If it is out of place it can cause problems. I have the similar problem. Regards Adele. THis is very interesting persepective. I have this constant popping and I have had it for 12 years. I am going to the chiropractor. I'm due to have this soon and will update this thread with the results. I have had constant popping for about a year. Let me emphasize that walking briskly, along with a few valsalva maneuvers will clear my ear popping for as long as I continue to walk. Constant ear pressure and clicking. I did some intensive research (almost like I was doing a Doctoral Thesis constant ringing in the ear on just this one topic). I have been constant ringing in the ear having this problem for over 2 years but has got worse. I can't think of anything for days but this constant popping. Meanwhile, I am still enjoying the same "Temporary relief". It was when i went in holiday to england i was popping my ears for fun. I also have a cold right now so it could be some fluid in my ears today. I've been to an ENT specialist who diagnosed my problem as a deviated nasal septum (DNS) an consequently I underwent surgery to correct this (removed part of my septum to improve the air flow). My ears pop all the time and even with a little noise my right ear crackles everytime, it *****. Gentle breathing exercises, quiet medication for the stress and gently exhaling the worries and problems out. Everything sounds very muffled and I feel like my hearing is decreasing. As soon as I can afford it I will go. I remember when i first had it. Constant ear pressure and clicking. Because years ago I had such a blocked nose along with ear pressure and couldn't take it. Haven't went to the chiropractor for years. How wonderful it has been!!! Now it seems to do it pretty often, it's going right now. However, my ENT now recommends that I have a micro surgical incision into my Eustachian tube, which will either correct the air pressure (re-balance) or drain the fluid, if any, out of my ear relieving any of the pressure. But like you said as for me too I thought this would (of course fix my nose) but fix cure for sciatica leg pain my ear fullness as well, but it didn't. It is enough to make you go crazy.... Show I had constant ear popping every time I swallowed nearly all my life! For 6 months now my ears have been popping non-stop and it's gotten to the point to where nomatter what I do they constantly pop every second. If it constant ringing in the ear is out of place it can cause problems. UNTIL my ENT suggested to but PET tubes in my ear. This makes you super relaxed, and my constant ringing in the ear ear starting clicking super loud. Sorry once again for troubling you and thanks for any replies. I also have high ocular pressure in my eyes and get headaches. I am going to the chiropractor. I think it has to do with the muscle and neck out of place. I hope that is why its happening to me so I'm gonna wait until i get older and see if it goes away IT IS SOOOOO ANNOYING! I found that the popping is just your body's way of relieving additional internal pressure that happens to be more than the eexternal pressure acting on the tympanic membrane (ear-drum). I've been to an ENT specialist who diagnosed my problem as a deviated nasal septum (DNS) an consequently I underwent surgery to correct this (removed part of my septum to improve the air flow). If anyone wants to engage in more frequent conversation, you can find me on Skype as "njwayi". When I do the valsalva, inflating the middle ear, I leave it in the inflated ate for a couple of minutes, giving time for the air to rise above the fluid. God bless to you all. I know my sinuses act up when it gets worse but a chiropractor can fix the neck which can help the problem. This has improved the flow of air through my nose which was originally a problem that was caused by an allergy (prolonged exposure to dust). I have been suffering for years now and I can't stand it. I tried everything olive oil, sinus surgery: acupuncture, but nothing work. A few years ago I went to a chiropracter on a complimentary pass and she said the tension in my neck could be causing this. I have had this problem for 18 years. I know my sinuses act up when it gets worse but a chiropractor can fix the neck which can help the problem. I think it's because of the blood and mucus after the surgery's and weeks of sleeping while the blood was seeping back into my e-tubes. I have clicking in my ears. I have notice taking the antihistamine helps clear up the fluid a lot but it keeps coming back and believe it is because the neck is out of place. I think normal ear drops might be too light to counter the pressure gradient in the ear, so try it..... Ie. It's started to affect my breathing and it makes me extremely dizzy. Unless I stop the actual cause of the pressure imbalance, and the cause of stress, it might come back when conditions are again favourable for it to return. I thought deeply about what I was going through and realised that YES, I was natural ways to cure anxiety stressed, but then I have just also come out of a situation where I had a "minor' upper respiratory blockage AND to make things worse, I am self-employed with 101 things going on in my head and hence, not much sleep, just trying to get things going comfortably for the rest of my family. I'm due to have this soon and will update this thread with the results. I have seen an ENT twice and they've said the last resort is tubes. Finally, at age 55, I went to an ear specialist because my ear was plugged up and I had a wax buildup. Still, a few minutes after I sit down, it starts popping. Thinking, focusing on relaxation, she can hear it. Haven't went to the chiropractor for years. Recently however, I started getting this constant and consistent "popping" and "clicking" sound in my left ear. I then used an old wives remedy to gain some temporary relief. I closed it up with a bit of clean cotton wool and continued living my life.... I know what we all go through with this problem, and all I can caution everybody with, is that as long as your ear drum has not been perforated in any way, the light machine oil (3-in-1) works just great. That's an improvement. I can't afford to go or I would of already went. A few of those, and the popping stops. Even as I write this post, I dread thinking about it too much in case, by the Laws of Attraction (The Secret), I attract the problem back. This has improved the flow of air through my nose which was originally a problem that was caused by an allergy (prolonged exposure to dust). Hi, I know you posted about three years ago but I am now having the same problem, I know you are probably 'not active' as it were now and I apologise for intruding but did your popping eventually settle down as mine is popping constantly after a ear infection lasting around a month. It would be interesting to hear a chinese medicine doctors take on this. Try as I might, nothing I did worked, until I read what some of the posts on this forum have indicated. The first time it happened to me was when I hypnotised myself for the first time. Strangely again, it happens when I give my girlfriend a massage just about every time. I also told him about the lifetime of chronic ear popping and he put me on a steroid for one week and Papaverine 150g, 3 capsules per day for 30 days. I have another appt tomorrow to let him know no progress, it's getting worse. I'm not sure whether it was the oral steroid that worked, the Papaverine or the combination of both. Most ear specialists said it was allergies, take allergy medicine which never worked! Everytime I yawned, constant ringing in the ear sang, swallowed, I had my ears popped.