i'm gabe garza with today's health news. forparents and children alike, hearing problems can be troubling. however, a simple, nonsurgicalprocedure could help treat one common ear condition. a new study found that treatmentusing a nasal balloon helped reduce the presence of an ear condition called otitis media witheffusion "glue ear." in glue ear, fluid builds up in the middle ear, often causing hearingloss in one or both ears. the condition is
glue ear, common. the goal of the nasal balloon is toreduce pressure in the middle ear and promote drainage of fluid buildup. further researchis needed to explore auto-inflation for the treatment of glue ear, particularly in youngerchildren who might not be able to use the nasal balloon effectively.