I’ve put this under ‘Other’ but I personally believe this has a relationship to MAV. For me definitely.
This quote was particularly interesting:
"More research into Eustachian tube function, dysfunction, and pathogenesis of otitis media is needed. “If we determine that inflammation in the ccartilaginous Eustachian tube is the main cause for dilatory dysfunction of the Eustachian tube, then we should be able to treat the condition medically,” Dr. Poe said. “While surgical developments are great solutions in light of the fact that current medications don’t suffice, we are ultimately hoping to have medications that can treat the Eustachian tube for dilatory dysfunction.”
I have a suspicion that we are already to some extent there as drugs like Effexor & Amitriptyline influence mucosa production which might have an effect on recovery from inflammation …