6 tips to prevent tinnitus
1. Quit digging the ear canal to avoid external causes
Frequent digging of ears with ear picks and match sticks can easily damage the ear canal, cause infection, inflammation, and may damage the eardrum.When the ear canal is unbearable, you can wipe the ear canal with a cotton swab moistened with a little alcohol or glycerin, or take vitamin B, C and cod liver oil orally.
2. The way of health care is to nourish the kidney
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that the kidney opens up to the ear, and the loss of hearing is closely related to kidney deficiency.Therefore, the elderly should take more kidney-tonifying drugs, such as Liuwei Dihuang Pills, Jinkui Shenqi Pills, Guiling Pills, as well as walnut porridge, sesame porridge, peanut porridge, pig kidney porridge, etc. These drugs and foods are quite effective in protecting hearing. benefit.
3. Hearing aid acupoints often massage
4. Careful selection of ototoxic drugs
Should try to avoid the application of ototoxic drugs, such as gentamicin, streptomycin, kanamycin, neomycin, etc., because the elderly people’s detoxification and excretion function decline, the application of these drugs can easily cause ototoxicity and damage hearing.
5. Anti-noise in daily life
If the elderly are exposed to various noises such as the roar of machines, the noise of the workshop, and the noise of human voices for a long time, the tiny blood vessels in the inner ear will often be in a state of spasm, the blood supply of the inner ear will be reduced, the hearing will be reduced sharply, and even noise-induced deafness will be caused.Therefore, avoiding or reducing noise interference as much as possible is the first priority for the elderly to protect their hearing.
6. Extinguish the fire and calm the heart
If the elderly are often in a state of irritability and irritation, the autonomic nerves in the body will lose their normal regulatory functions, causing ischemia, edema and hearing impairment in the inner ear organs, which are prone to severe hearing loss or sudden deafness.Therefore, the elderly should try to keep themselves relaxed and happy.