Tuesday, 8 July 2014

How to Care For Your Ears

Voltaire called the ear the "road to the heart."Ears not only let us hear, but they also play a role in maintaining our balance, which is vital to our ability to function in daily life. Yet, we ignore them.We take for granted what they do for us day in and day out -- until we notice something's wrong,...so here are some advices you must follow :-

1. Protecting Your Ears:- Everyone knows that loud noises can damage your ears, but there are many other ways to injure the delicate mechanisms that allow us to hear. Foreign objects or sudden blows to the ear can damage the eardrum, resulting in temporary or, in some cases, permanent hearing loss. so avoid that...

2. Preventing Ear Problems :- One common ear nuisance is swimmer's ear. This is a condition that can result when bacteria grow inside the ear canal, and it can be quite painful. 

3. Ear Infections:-Ear infections are the most common illness in infants and small children. While adults do get ear infections, they are much more serious for children. This is partly because they are much more apt to get them, and partly because the symptoms can be more severe for children. 

4. Ear Disorders:-  Deafness, a lack of balance, and a constant ringing in the ears are all signs of serious problems..

Now certain measures you should kept in mind are :-

1. Never listen to loud music for more than two hours straight. This includes earphones of your mobile devices and other appliances that have an output of 100db.

2. Clean your ears with wash cloth using your fingers. Clean the outer part of your ear but never put anything inside your ear canal such as cotton swabs.

3.Use ear protection plugs is you can’t avoid public places. Turn the volume of your car radio or anything that can irritate your hearing. 

4. Avoid noisy places such as construction sites, concerts firing range or anything that creates tremendous noise. These places will damage your hearing in the long run.

5. Visit your doctor at least twice a year for an ear check up. If possible, include it on your annual physical examination just to make sure that you are fine. Consult any signs and symptoms of hearing loss, prevention may save you from getting deaf.

These tips are practical, simple and effective in taking care of your ears. Following these ten tips can prolong a good ear hea

lth even if you are aging.

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