How can you prevent hearing loss?

Written by: Dr. Alejandro Tejero-Garcés Monclús
Edited by: Roser Bernés Ubasos

hearing loss

Throughout our existence, aging becomes evident and with it, the organic deterioration. The sense organs are not free of this deterioration, but quite the opposite.


Symptoms and risk factors for hearing loss

In the ear changes manifested by this aging are evident with three changes: gradual hearing loss, appearance of noises and changes in the sense of balance.

Not all people are subject, or to such changes or the same intensity of the same. There is a significant dependence of genetic, metabolic, environmental and habits alterations.

Thus, a person with a genetic history of hearing loss, you have the habit of smoking, hypertension, who has worked in important environments noise without ear protection ... It has more risk factors for hearing loss to another person without these factors.

People very medicated also have more risk of hearing loss as there are called ototoxic drugs favoring the degeneration of cells that form the inner ear, resulting in hearing loss.


Prevention of hearing loss

The best way of trying to control a hearing loss is to avoid the risk factors mentioned. Healthy living with moderate exercise, healthy diet, avoid eating those substances that reduce the organic oxygenation, such as snuff, and other moderate consumption as coffee, salt, etc., which can increase blood pressure and intense noise environments.

At the time of feeling appearance of strange noises and perception of hearing loss is advisable to consult a specialist in otolaryngology to perform a complete scan of cochleovestibular system to determine the pe degree hearing loss and the type of loss because, depending on the it also depends on the way of trying to correct or prevent its progression.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dr. Alejandro Tejero-Garcés Monclús

Dr. Tejero Garces is a reference in the field of Otorrinolarigología Aragon, with extensive experience and training that led him to be one of the most respected specialists in their field of study. Especially dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to dizziness, sleep apnea and deafness and hoarseness.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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