6 effective non-drug treatments for children

The following tips are evidence based and independently assessed by the RACGP through its HANDI project.

  1. Glue ear: Use of an inflation device, such as a balloon (Otovent) or air-pump  (EarPopper) to open the eustachian tube — by raising intranasal pressure — and restore hearing. Evidence shows that half of all glue ear can be successfully