Is the sudden deafness is real deafness?

Is the sudden deafness is real deafness?



Epidemiological investigations have found that many variants of the COVID can cause ear symptoms, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness, ear pain and ear tightness.



After the epidemic, many young and middle-aged people unexpectedly "sudden deafness" suddenly rushed up the hot search, thought it was a kind of "senile disease", why it suddenly happened to these young persons ?





What symptom is sudden deafness after all? 


The deafness is sudden deafness, which is a kind of sudden and unexplained sensorineural hearing loss. In recent years, the number of people with sudden hearing loss has been on the rise, with an average of 40 to 100 people in 100,000 facing this condition, with a median age of 41. Common manifestations are as follows.


It usually occurs on one side


Sudden hearing loss is usually a sudden loss of hearing in single ear, and the probability of the left ear is more than that of the right ear, and the probability of sudden hearing loss in both ears is lower.


It usually occurs suddenly


Most sudden hearing loss occurs within a few hours or a day or two.


It is Usually accompanied by tinnitus


Tinnitus occurs in about 90% of sudden hearing loss, and it usually lasts for a while. Some people also experience symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, and hard of hearing.


Usually the conversation is laborious.


Sudden hearing loss is usually mild and severe. If you can't hear clearly, generally only mild to moderate hearing loss; If you can not hear, it is more serious, hearing loss is generally greater than 70 decibels.



Why there is a sudden hearing loss?


The cause of sudden deafness is a global problem, but there is no definite and standard answer at present.


In addition to the middle-aged and elderly groups, the number of sudden hearing loss among young people has an obvious increasing trend. The main causes are such bad habits as working overtime and staying up late, use headphones at high volume, and eat a large amount of unhealthy food.


Sudden hearing loss belongs to the ENT emergency, need to see a doctor as soon as possible, the more timely the better! About 50% of people return to normal hearing within 24 to 48 hours of treatment




To prevent sudden deafness, pay attention to the following good habits.


Did you smoke? Did you exercise? Did you eat junk food? Sticking to a healthy diet, exercising properly and staying relaxed can help prevent circulatory diseases and sudden deafness.


Be careful the loud voice 


Concert, ktv, bar, mahjong room, wearing headphones... After a long time, will you feel the ear ringing? For constant exposure to noise, remember to turn down the volume, reduce the duration.



Post time: Apr-25-2023