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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 121-123


Editor in Chief – Indian Journal of Otology

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Dr. Mahendra Kumar Taneja
Director - Indian Institute of Ear Diseases, 281, Civil Lines North, Railway Road, Muzaffarnagar 251001, Uttar Pradesh

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DOI: 10.4103/indianjotol.indianjotol_165_21

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Presbycusis is aging deafness, progressive decrease in hearing, high frequency usually associated with tinnitus. This is due to the release of free radicals in cellular metabolism leading to cell death of cochlear hair cells, stria vascularis, and sensorineural degeneration. It also leads to vasoconstriction of end arteries resulting in hypoxia, ischemia, and necrosis of cells. Apart from hair cells, rest all can be regenerated by suitable environment, diet positivity, lifestyle changes, and proper diet along with Yoga and Pranayama. It is a long-run exercise. Since visual integration is a part of hearing, focused concentration, dynamic neurobics, and mid-brain activation also help in rehabilitation. The most important Pranayama is modified Nadi Shodhan (Kumbhak).

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