Ears are a very integral yet sensitive part of our anatomy. Therefore, it is extremely important to take good care of them. Check out some do's and don’ts while you clean your ear.
Here are some tips for keeping your ears healthy.
From a medical point of view, the ears usually clean themselves, so that active cleaning is usually not necessary. Nevertheless, people produce different amounts of ear wax, so it happens again and again that a clogged ear impairs hearing performance.
Everypne's ears work differently. Some ear may produces more, the other less. Not to forget: the secretion is healthy and important. Its function is to remove dirt and bacteria. It arises in the wax glands, medically called glandulae ceruminosae. The glands are located in the anterior ear canal. The glands that secrete it are slightly altered sweat glands.
In general, it consists of more than 1000 substances, not all of which are known by a long way. The cerumen also contains antibacterial agents to make it as difficult as possible for the little intruders. This is another reason to leave enough wax in your ears. Because this can prevent infections such as otitis media. The reason for a clogged ear is an impaired removal of the ear wax. Then only liquid will help to dissolve it.
Step 1: Put some lukewarm water into your ear.
Step 2: Chewing movements stimulate the ear to transport the liquid to the outside.
Step 3: Wipe the liquid that runs out after a few minutes from the auricle with a handkerchief.
Step 4: If there is no improvement, use a spray or a rinse solution from the pharmacy to clean your ears.
Step 5: still not better? Please see an ear, nose and throat doctor (ENT).
If you want to do an ear irrigation yourself, all you need is a balloon syringe. These are available in pharmacies.
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