Feb 15, 2019

Human Ear Facts

Earwax production is necessary for good ear health. Ear wax is made up of oil and sweat.
It only takes 7 pounds of pressure to rip your ear off.
The human ear can distinguish between hundreds of thousands of different sounds.
The human ears can hear in the frequency of 1,000 to 50,000 hertz.
Your ears never stop hearing, even when you sleep. Your brain just ignores incoming sounds.
Your ears secrete more ear wax when you are afraid than when you are not.
Sound that is above 130 decibels can cause pain to our ears.
After eating too much, your hearing is less sharp.

A human ear contains about 24,000 fibers in it.
Tiny hair cells in your inner ear are what translate sound waves to electricity to send to the brain.
Your ears are responsible for the equilibrium and balance of the body - the inner ear has direct connection with the brain.
The inner ear is no larger than a pencil eraser in circumference.
The middle ear is composed of three small bones, and one among them, the stapes, is the smallest bone in the human body.
Children have more sensitive ears than adults.
The ears never stop growing through lifetime.

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