How The Valsalva Maneuver Works

How The Valsalva Maneuver Works Valsalva Maneuver: The Valsalva maneuver is functioned by moderately forceful attempted expiration against a closed airway, usually done by closing one’s mouth, pinching one’s nose shut while evacuating air out as if blowing up a balloon. Abnormalities of the manipulation can be used either in the medical examination as a test of cardiac function and autonomic nervous discipline of the heart, or to clear the ears and sinuses (that is, to equalize […]