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Posted by Chris on April 27, 2008 at 23:12:27:

In Reply to: alternobaric vertigo posted by gonphishing on April 27, 2008 at 20:25:37:

Sometimes one ear does not clear easily. I get dizzy until it does clear during an ascent. It happens more often in cold water, and more when I do many ascents and descents.

Using a Dive Tracker helps because I don't need to ascend to take a heading on the boat, thus less up and down.

I also take Aleve before I dive to prevent my eustation tubes from getting inflamed and swelling shut. Decongestants which you often hear people recommend do not work unless you have a stuffed sinus to start with. My pharmacist recommended the Aleve and my doctor agreed it would help.

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