The ear is one of the five senses that his health should be maintained. The older the age, the ability of Your ears to hear can be progressively decreased. Just as the eye could see it capabilities decrease as you get older. For that, you are advised to maintain the health of your ear starting from now, as early as possible.
Some of the things you can do to preserve the health of the ear are:
1. Clean the ears in the right way
You might assume that you must regularly clean the ear with a cotton bud. However, it turns out that Your assumption is wrong. Thus, you are recommended not to put the cotton bud or something else into the ear to clean the ears. Inserting a cotton bud into ear thus risk to pushes the Earwax entered into. In addition, enter something into the ear cavity also risky can damage sensitive organ in the ear, as the eardrum.
Then, how do I clean ears? The ear is the organ which can clean itself. Liquid wax in the ears serve to prevent dust and other harmful particles to get into the ear. So, the function of the liquid wax is very important to the health of the ear and the ear is something normal. If you have excess liquid wax, you can clean the area around the ear cavity with a soft towel. Or, you can ask the help of a doctor to clean your ear with a special tool.
2. Protect your ears from loud noise
The function of the ear is to hear. However, the ear has the capacity the ability to hear sound. Not all the votes fit into categories for safe listening ear. Too often exposed to loud noise, can make Your hearing ability decreases. The source of these loud noises can be varied, for example from your working environment, from the music you listen to, and so on. To keep the ear health, you need to do the following things:
If your working environment always create loud noises, such as the time when mowing the lawn, using power tools that emit sounds, and so on, you should use ear protectors.
If you like to listen to music, we recommend that you do not set the volume of your music player too hard. If you listen to music through headphones and his voice is heard by people near you or you can not hear the voice to another, which means that the volume of your music too loud and you must drop him off. In addition, do not be too often use headphones to listen to music. Give Your ear time to rest. You can follow the rules of the 60/60 while listening to music through headphones. This means that limits the volume of your music is not more than 60% and you use it no more than 60 minutes a day.
Don't listen to two sources of loud sounds at a time. This may damage your hearing. For example, when there are people who are cleaning the House with the vacuum cleaner that emit noise, you don't raise the volume of the television or listen to music loud.
If you like to watch a concert or go to places that play music out loud, preferably using earplugs.
3. Keep your ears dry
The ears are always wet or moisture excessive ear can allow the bacteria to get into the ear canal. This can cause infection in the ear called swimmer's ear (ear swimmer's) or otitis externa. Swimmer's ear is an infection on the outside of the ear caused by water trapped in the ear canal so that the resulting bacteria are trapped. In a warm and humid environment, this number is more and more bacteria causing irritation and infection in the ear canal.
Therefore, make sure your ears are always dry. If your hobby is swimming, it's good you use earplugs for swimming to prevent entry of water into the ear. If you feel there is water coming into the ear, twisting your head and pull Your ear lobe to stimulate the air to the outside. Don't forget to always dry out your ears with a towel to dry each finished the swim finish and also any bathroom, this is important.
4. Do regular ear doctor examination
Checked your ears to the doctor it is important to do, especially when your age starts to ripen. Hearing loss develops gradually, so you need to make sure the condition your ears in healthy state at all times. You need to perform the initial tests of hearing so that you can measure and take action at every possible hearing loss you are feeling. Examination of the ears is also done to ensure there is no buildup of earwax in the ear. If anything, your ears may need to be cleaned.