Hearing health knowledge

The ear is the only way we can listen to the outside world. We often ignore its health. To know how to protect the hearing of the ear, we must first understand what causes the deafness and what types of deafness. According to the nature of deafness, there are roughly three types:


1Conductive deafness


2Sensorineural deafness

The deformity or lesion of the inner ear caused by congenital or acquired causes causes the nerve to transmit an auditory signal to the auditory center of the brain, resulting in deafness caused by the disorder. Common diseases are: congenital inner ear malformation, drug-induced deafness, viral infection(Mumps, etc.), blasting convulsions, noise convulsions, sudden deafness, senile sputum, acoustic neuroma and so on. Among them, drug-induced deafness is most common. If the streptomycin is used improperly, it will cause a lot of hoarseness in children.

Sensorineural deafness

3Mixed deafness

It is characterized by the combination of the above two types of deafness. The common diseases are: otitis media for many years, without systemic treatment, and finally lead to mixed sputum.

So how can we protect our ears as much as possible?

in life

Touching the ear every day can prevent deafness, the ear is an auditory organ, can distinguish the various sounds of nature, and maintain the balance of the body. Usually pay attention to adjust the mood, keep the mood comfortable, diet should be based on light, protect the function of the ear.

Deafness care

At work

In the working environment, avoid or reduce noise damage to the ear as much as possible, and the noise of the surrounding environment should not exceed65decibel. If the noise is exceeded65Work in a decibel environment, take appropriate measures(Such as wearing earplugs or earmuffs)To protect your hearing, otherwise it will cause permanent hearing loss.

When taking a bath or swimming

Pay attention to prevent sewage from entering the ear canal and avoid inducing ear canal infection. If sewage enters the ear canal, use a sterile cotton swab to dry the water and disinfect with a little alcohol if necessary. Try not to dig ear mites, because deafness has a protective effect on the ear canal and can be discharged by itself. If the ear canal is too much to block the ear canal, please consult the otologist.


Use the thumb and forefinger to oppress the tragus on the auricle, and focus on the corresponding acupuncture points such as the outer nose, inner nose, and throat. It is required to be pressed and loose, the force is moderate, and there is a certain pain. Or use the thumb and forefinger as opposed to the three-legged socket on the auricle, the tragus, the back of the tragus, etc., and focus on the acupoints such as the Shenmen, the halo, the brain, and the insomnia. These two methods can prevent deafness, and can also have a good effect on colds and insomnia.

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