Among the finer points to be protected in the winter there are the ears. In fact, even if we use heavy clothing, wool sweaters, scarf and gloves , leave the ears in the cold can be a serious misstep . A chill in the ear can cause ear pain, that is a pain in the ear caused by an ear infection, or inflammation of the ear. We see, therefore, how to protect ears from the cold with a few small steps.

Surely the best way to protect your ears is to use earmuffs. There are different types, colors and prices and are an essential accessory for the children, who are among those most at risk. For children who can not bear earmuffs, or for adults who do not like aesthetically this accessory, you can opt for hats that are able to cover even the roof, and preventing the cold wind from entering the cavity hearing.


A further alternative may be the use of large scarves to wrap around the neck not only accurately, but also plenty of cover so that your ears from the wind and to protect them from harsh temperatures.

For those who can not stand any of these accessories, there is still another possible garment that can guarantee a physical barrier between the cable and the external auditory canal. The use, in fact , a jacket with a hood that wraps the well head and face while also protecting the ears can be a viable alternative to the previously mentioned accessories. In addition, we remove the cap during the hours of the day and put less cold, holding well in the cooler hours, for example in the morning and in the evening, that is, in the hours when the trolley between home and workplace.

When, by now you have already been affected by sore on the ears, you should do as soon as possible a visit to the doctor . This is because, contrary to what you might think, sore ears is a symptom that can be connected to multiple causes , in addition to cooling. Among the most varied causes include: plug of earwax, ear trauma, traumatic, obstruction of the Eustachian tube, infections, toothache and tooth abscess, sinusitis, cervical osteoarthritis and pain in the neck. Without excessive alarmist, therefore, the first thing to do is to contact your family doctor and, possibly, provide a specialist ENT doctor when necessary.