How to prevent tinnitus and deafness in daily life?

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Tinnitus refers to the patient's conscious ringing in the ears but there is no corresponding sound source in the surrounding environment. It can occur on one side or both sides. Sometimes the patient feels that the ringing comes from the inside of the head, which can be called "ringing in the brain." Deafness refers to patients with varying degrees of hearing loss, and those with milder degrees are also called "hard of hearing." Deafness and tinnitus are common symptoms of many diseases. Actively preventing and treating various diseases that cause deafness and tinnitus is the key to preventing deafness and tinnitus.


How to prevent tinnitus and deafness in daily life?

1. Overcome bad ear-picking habits
Earwax, also known as cerumen, is the secretion of the cerumen gland, which has the function of protecting the skin of the external auditory canal and adhering to foreign objects. Excessive cerumen gland secretion (such as external auditory canal inflammation, dust, etc. irritating the external auditory canal) or obstruction of discharge (external auditory canal stenosis, foreign body retention, mandibular weakness, etc.), causing the cerumen to agglomerate and block the external auditory canal, requiring professional use by an otologist. Instrument removal. Do not use metal products to dig your ears to avoid damaging the skin of the external auditory canal.

2. Ensure enough sleep time: Modern people often stay up late working overtime, clubbing all night, and playing games. This habit can easily cause tinnitus. Therefore, we should try to avoid staying up late using hot water. People who have trouble sleeping can choose to soak their feet before going to bed, which can help improve sleep quality.

3. Try to avoid high-pressure environments

Due to a sudden increase in external pressure when diving, taking an airplane or a high-rise elevator, the air pressure in the middle ear will become unbalanced with the external air pressure, resulting in Negative pressure in the middle ear, indentation of the tympanic membrane, ear fullness or tinnitus, and severe cases may be accompanied by hearing loss. We can do more chewing exercises during the ascent of an airplane or elevator to reduce the negative pressure in the middle ear as much as possible.


4. Control your emotions and maintain a good attitude. When you are in a state of high mental stress and excessive physical fatigue for a long time, tinnitus will be aggravated. Therefore, it is beneficial to appropriately adjust your work rhythm, relax your mood, and divert attention from tinnitus.

5. Quit bad habits

Smoking and drinking heavily will put a huge burden on the heart, affect the blood circulation of the whole body, cause insufficient blood supply to the ears, and induce hearing loss, and nicotine and chronic alcohol Poisoning can directly damage the auditory nerve. Therefore, quitting smoking and limiting alcohol are extremely important in the prevention of tinnitus and deafness.

6. Exercise more to promote blood circulation, reduce blood viscosity, and enhance the body's immunity.


7. Use drugs with caution

Common ototoxic drugs include some antibiotics, antipyretics and analgesics, diuretics, anti-tumor drugs and heavy metal preparations, etc. Therefore, be sure to Use medication under the guidance of a doctor and never take medication blindly. If ear symptoms occur, appropriate medical measures should be taken promptly.


8. Prevent the impact of trauma: in daily lifeIn some people, tinnitus is caused by trauma, such as a collision on the head or trauma to the head tissue and inner ear nerves. Therefore, we should pay more attention to this in life.

9. Avoid long-term exposure to noise

Noise can affect the hearing of all ages. Expectant mothers during pregnancy should not continue to be exposed to noise, children should not watch TV at too high a volume, adults should not wear headphones to listen to music for a long time, and should not frequent entertainment venues such as song and dance halls, and the elderly should not dance square dance for a long time.


What should be done to prevent tinnitus? Through the above introduction, everyone has enough understanding that tinnitus patients will always have a buzzing sound in their ears. , so everyone must carefully understand the prevention methods, take careful protection in daily life, and take timely measures once relevant symptoms are discovered.