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Guys,

I have collected some info on how to improve your hearing based on my experience and some research. Hope you find this helpful.


1). Treat your ears with care - Don't go to place where it is very loud. If your work place is where they make jet engines or work at train station or what not, quit that job. It will damage your hearing and you won't be able to enjoy your sound of music.

2). Rest - Get plenty rest. Sleep at least 8 hours a day minimum. If you missed an hour, make up that hour of sleeping next day, or by the end of the week. Your body is sensitive and will be affected depending on the number of hours slept over a period of time. If you missed 10 hours of sleep in a month, you need to make that up as soon as you can. This will improve your hearing and you will be able to enjoy listening to the sound of music better. Your ears will detect things better when you upgrade / downgrade your audio system. This way you know you are getting better sound or worse sound. This will also keep your body healthy and also lower chance catching cold as the winter is coming now.

3). Healthy Food - NO SWEETS / Junk Food (sugar from coffee, candybar, ice cream, cake, pie, cookies, biscuits, chocolate, etc). Eating these foods will make you get sick and have a huge impact on health. Your hearing will be lost as your body is not in good working state. This is also a great way to get cancer. Eating processed food (off-the-shelf) should also be avoided. Eat fruits and vegetables. The following are great for your body hence your hearing will be improved:

- Carrots
- Broccoli / Cabbage
- Apples / Pineapples
- Spinach (good for your brain, improves your ear drum to function better too)
- Berries (Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, cherries, etc)
- Orange (don't eat limes as they are too sour)
- Pears / plums / peaches / apricots
- Grapes (dark purple seeded grapes are best, yes eat the seeds too. Grind them and mix it with fruits and veggies in a blender)


4). Exercise - If you exercise your blood will circulate faster and get your organs stimulated. Your organs will function better hence you improve hearing. This is highly effective. Say you are listening to music and you felt a little sleepy or you can't concentrate, turn off the music and go do some push ups or / and sit ups for 5~ 10 minutes. It doesn't have to be long. You then go back to music listening and you will notice you can hear better = more enjoyment for music listening

5). Coffee - This isn't the best practice as coffee has some good things and some bad things to your body. Drinking a mild coffee stimulates your mind so you can listen to music better too. But drink in moderation with spring water, no sugar, no cream any of that non-sense. No more than a teaspoon of coffee should be added, half tea spoon is better. You don't need too much of caffeine.

6). Don't touch your Ears - While you are listening to music don't rub your ears or stick a finger in the ear canals... this *numbs* your ear and lose hearing capability significantly. Don't scratch your ears either. Don't touch at all. If your ear canals are itching (due to ear wax or bug got inside) then you can do all the rubbing and scratching you want but you can forget about listening to music for a few days. Also don't scratch your ears at least several hours before listening to music. It takes time for the numbness to go away. Taking a shower also has negative effect to hearing as you do all that rubbing to get water out of your ears. This is why I no longer take shower every week. It has been extended to 3 weeks. Take shower once every 3 weeks.



Umm... is there anything else to add? Contributions?


thanks,

cheez
Edited by CheezCake - 10/21/13 at 9:56am
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I am not going to give up showering every day just for the sake of avoiding something that can reduce my listening pleasure. I'd rather be clean every day of every week instead of being clean for only a couple of days every 3 weeks.

 

Take now for example: it has been about 36 hours since my last shower (I've been awake for a very long time). I'm about to go to bed, but I want to keep my bedding clean. So, I'm going to shower first. Plus, I sleep better when I'm clean because I feel better.


Edited by TwoCables - 10/21/13 at 9:53am
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you take a shower once every 3 weeks? lol
 
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This is going to degrade quickly.
inb4 flames.
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This is going to degrade quickly.
inb4 flames.

 

Yep. He may as well have just said this and nothing else:

 

"I used to shower once a week, but now I only shower once every 3 weeks. What do you think?"

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Yep. He may as well have just said this and nothing else:

"I used to shower once a week, but now I only shower once every 3 weeks. What do you think?"

This. I'm not sure if this thread is serious or not, but you will not get serious responses, and a lot of your suggestions are (seemingly) just 100% trolling.

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