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Elderly people should pay attention to the hearing problems

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As the population ages, more and more elderly people have hearing loss problems. This has caused great trouble to their lives.
What is senile deafness? The characteristics and main performance of deafness? How do elderly people choose hearing aids?
What is senile deafness?
The phenomenon that hearing ability gradually declines with age is called senile deafness.Pay more attention to whether your family has such problems.
What are the characteristics of senile deafness?
1. After reaching a certain age, there is no clear reason, and the hearing is unconsciously falling.
2. Hearing loss manifests as sensorineural hearing loss with high frequency drop.
3. The results of the speech hearing test are abnormal.
What are the main manifestations of senile deafness?
1. The old man can't hear or can't hear the sound of the phone and the doorbell.

2. When the elderly answer the phone, they feel that they cannot communicate properly.

3, when watching TV, listening to the radio, the sound is too small to hear, if the sound is too big and feel harsh.

4. People and children who are familiar with them in the early days can talk normally, feel difficult when talking to unfamiliar people, and have trouble with talking to all people in the later stage.

5. In a quiet environment, it is good to talk to people, but it is difficult to work in a noisy environment, especially in group activities where many people participate.

6, most people are accompanied by tinnitus or cranial sound, especially in a quiet environment.
How to prevent or delay the occurrence of senile deafness?
1. Pay attention to the hygiene of the diet, try to eat less fatty foods, and eat more vegetables, fruits, fish and beef and mutton containing more cellulose and protein.

2, to quit bad hobbies, especially the number and frequency of smoking and drinking should be controlled to a minimum, it is best not to smoke or drink.

3. Treat and control the corresponding diseases: especially the diseases of the cardiovascular system.

4. Avoid contact noise: the older you are, the more you should avoid the environment with obvious noise.

5. Use ototoxic drugs with caution: If you must use it, you should always monitor the changes in hearing during and after the medication, and pay attention to whether there are tinnitus, numbness of the lips, facial ant sense, etc. The corresponding medical measures.

6, to avoid mental stress, maintain a healthy and peaceful attitude.
For appropriate sports activities, you can choose gymnastics that suits your physical strength.
How to deal with senile deafness?
Understand that senile deafness is actually a natural law, it should be faced with a peace of mind.
Don't feel nervous and anxious. If you find yourself with senile deafness, you should go to a medical or rehabilitation institution to check and consult as soon as possible to find out the possible causes of deafness and try to avoid it.
Early use of related treatments and symptomatic drugs to reduce the impact of deafness and tinnitus.

For the elderly, you don't have to feel nervous, and you can't ignore it. You should take corresponding measures to improve your quality of life. Choosing the right elderly hearing aid is the most realistic, effective and convenient means.
How do the elderly choose hearing aids?
With the increase of age, the hearing will gradually decline. In addition to the knowledge about hearing loss and ear disease prevention, detection, rehabilitation and treatment, the choice of appropriate hearing aids is also related to the hearing quality of the elderly.Choosing a hearing aid suitable for the elderly can make life more beautiful.

Experts pointed out that patients with hearing loss should first perform specialized hearing tests and fittings when choosing to wear hearing aids. At the same time, you must also pay attention to some issues including hearing and non-hearing:
First, the extent and type of hearing loss. Each type of hearing aid has its own range of adaptations, such as a wide range of hearing loss for behind-the-ear hearing aids, which is necessary for severe, deep deafness or high frequency steep drop hearing loss. Some patients with conductive deafness have suffered from multiple surgical procedures and the tympanic structure is destroyed. Bone conduction hearing aids may be considered.

Second, the patient's preferences and aesthetics. Patients have different types of hearing aids, which vary from person to person, and age seems to be closely related to aesthetic requirements. The younger the younger, the more the hearing aids are hidden and invisible.

Third, the degree of flexibility of the fingers, vision. In addition to hearing loss, many elderly people have poor eyesight and inflexible finger movements. It is difficult to play with very small hearing aids and install small batteries. Adjusting the volume of the behind-the-ear type is easier than that in the ear, but if the hearing aid is equipped with a remote control, there is no difference between the two. From the perspective of easy access, the in-ear hearing aid is slightly more convenient than the behind-the-ear type. The ear cavity, ear canal eardrum (or in-the-ear hearing aid) is much easier than the full ear cavity.

Fourth, the size of the ear canal. The behind-the-ear hearing aid can be equipped with audio input, FM interface and other devices, allowing directional microphone characteristics, and internal hearing aids are not easy to implement these functions.
During the wearing of the hearing aid, you should also pay attention to some minor problems such as ear comfort, echo and noise.
1. Wear a hearing aid should be comfortable and painless. If you have pain, you should contact your doctor. Do not take the time to adjust to this pain.

2. There should be no echo, vibration or hollow sound. Once this happens, the patient's hearing aid needs to be adjusted.

3. It is to avoid noise. The noise may be very large, but it should not cause discomfort. If the patient feels that the noise is too loud to reach a satisfactory volume, you need to contact the hearing aid franchise center immediately to re-test and adjust.
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