Worried about your hearing loss worsening? Not sure if you’re experiencing hearing loss? Here are five types of exercises you can do to help boost your hearing abilities!

Solve Puzzles to Combat your Hearing Loss

The brain plays such a major role in processing the sound information our ear receives that we can’t ignore it. Research has shown that there are links between hearing loss and mental conditions such as anxiety and depression.

This could be a result of brain atrophy, which is when brain cells and connections shrink or are damaged. Like muscles, your brain needs a good workout to stay strong and continue pumping.

Solving a variety of puzzles like crossword puzzles, word searches, and Sudoku throughout the day or the week are fun exercises to get your brain juices flowing and prevent brain atrophy. Playing bingo and card games, such as hearts and poker, are also great ways to work your brain with your friends in a social setting.

Do Yoga to Improve your Hearing

Yoga is known and widely practiced for its wide variety of health benefits. Thankfully, there are yoga exercises that help with your hearing too! The main goal of these exercises is to increase circulation in your ear and your brain, since increased circulation helps improve nerve functions and removes waste and toxins.

Yoga poses that help with circulation include the tree pose, lotus pose, cobra pose, and triangle pose. Yoga can also help with tinnitus, and there are many videos. YouTube that teach poses and postures for specific health benefits.

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Exercise Daily to Help your Hearing

Keeping your body in tiptop shape is important for keeping your ears and brain healthy. Exercising every day by going out for a walk or job, doing yoga, or even just gardening or doing housework is great for getting your blood pumping and circulation going strong.

We recommend not exercising with headphones, earphones, or any source of loud music, since repeated exposure to loud noises can damage ear hairs, which are irreplaceable. If you decide to exercise with music, keep the volume relatively quiet and comfortable.

As a rule of thumb, if people around you can ear the music playing in your headphones or earphones, your music may be too loud.

Meditate to Improve your Hearing

Meditate in a park or other public area where you will be surrounded by various sounds. As you meditate, take deep breaths to help blood circulation and increase oxygen in your body. Focus in and out on each sound around you and try to locate where each sound is coming from.

This exercise will help you concentrate on deciphering sounds in noisy environments and determining the location of each sound.

Practice Focusing on and Locating Sounds to Sharpen your Hearing

Hearing exercises can help you hone in on where sounds are coming from and who or what is making the sounds. Place a radio or speaker in one area of the room, and play music or a sound at a comfortable volume. Place another sound source in a different area of the room, and turn up the volume until the combination of the two sounds creates a noisy environment.

Have someone move around the room while reading sentences from a book or newspaper. Close your eyes, repeat the sentence back to them, and try to locate from where he or she is reading the sentence.

These are only a few types of activities you can do to keep your hearing from getting worse. If you have any activities of your own that you to do help your hearing, comment below and let us know!

by Diana Ruan

47 responses to “5 Activities to Improve Your Hearing

  1. These Activities Sounds Intresting, And I Am Going Give Some Of This A Try. But I Have A Question Does Eating Healthy Foods Foods Or Reading Books At All ?

  2. I used to hear properly. But since two days, my left ear is working properly. My right ear working less as compared to left ear. Is there any solutions ?

  3. Doctors say that my hearing loss reached up to A-level,is there any hope?tell me please right now I a using hearing aid which is very inconvenient to me

  4. i have small holes in my ear doctor do operation in my ear but it doesnt become succesful doctor ask for reoperation

  5. I have a hearing loss 35% loss mild stage doctor said to use machine to reduce but i hate to use machine instead of machines any best ways to make my hearing improve…

  6. I have hearing loss 35% in left ear,mild to moderate sensor inequality hearing loss, doctor said to use machine,but I don’t want to use machine, is there any yoga to cure increase in hearing. Please suggest me.

    1. I have mild hearing loss in both right and left ear. Due to which I have Vertigo problem . How I can get improve from vertigo problem and how earing loss will improve.

      1. I too was looking for home remedies for hearing improvements. As for vertigo–Ginger is extremely helpful.. Look up the People’s pharmacy.

  7. i have hearing of 25db in left ear and 38 in right ear . right ear has hole and the doctor advised to took surgery .is there any solution to improve my hearing. thanking you

    1. Hii It is good to go for operation for eardrum (ear hol) rather than more worse coz my brother had same problem but once he done operation then much improved hearing 55 to 20 . So you should go for operation and close ear drum first. Good luck

  8. I ve been in depression & anxiety attacks about 2 yrs & getting out of it by myself somehow thank god. I ve been listening music with earphone/headphone A LOT while depression which comforted me well. Today I hear not good enough. Many time I ask person to repeat so I can hear clearly. I certainly have feeling I dont hear clear enough. I hear almost similar to it but still not clear enough & especially when there are noises around it disturb me to hear & It let me out of my listening concentration attemption. Is it connected to some kind of brain damage by depression or simply by listening music with earphone too much?

    1. I might be due to conductive hearing loss. Due to extreme anxiety your bones may be damaged. Osteoporosis or something. If this is the case immediately check your hearing and Vitamin D might help you. But take it as per advice of your doctor. Also do test for your Vitamin D. Also if you have stretch in your body your bones might get weak.

  9. every time a buzz sound in my left Ear…..like beeeeeeeeeeeeeee..what is this and is the solution of this buzz sound. Iam so confused.

  10. Sir every time abuzz sound in my left Ear…….like teeeeeeeeeeeeeeee…and right ear sound is zummmm zummmmm.so please help my this sound is last 6 month and Dr say operation

  11. my brother ears get damaged due to flow of fluid with blood . He takes some medicine but not improve at all.please suggest me if you have any idea about it .

    1. Hello Ajay. It sounds like you have hearing loss. You should first visit your ENT doctor or audiologist and get your hearing checked. Be sure to ask for a copy of your audiogram when you are finished.

  12. Greetings! This is my first visit to your blog!
    Your blog provided us useful information to work on.
    You have done a wonderful job!

  13. Friends many of you suffering various ear diseases, I too, was suffering from hearing loss in both the ear , a hole in eardrum of left ear and tinnitus in left ear. I was worried, then a friend of mine advised to do alternate nostril breathing. And results very surprising, it cured all the problems without any medicine, but it took almost 6 months of half an hour daily practice. I hope it will help you also.

  14. Few months ago i was suffering from hearing. ENT doctor told me that only right ear is creating a problem. He did an operation to remove all the wax from the right ear as ear drop was not able to cleanup all the wax. But i still feel i am not able to hear properly.

  15. I am going on 73:and can hear reasonably well .Some 20 days ago,I was trying out a pve made gun and inadvertently ,it got fired with a loud sound,deafening sound .Since then there is slight impairment ,I feel .No problem to hear other.but wheen I talk ,I feel some cloud hampering my own sound .as if I am speaking through nostrils .i want to try the breathing method and do not want to use hearing aids.

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