Protection against the Coronavirus: this is Why it is so important to wear the mask over the nose

It was in the IC 2269 on the way from Stuttgart to Munich. Harsch drove the train two men: "It is not without reason that the mouth-nose protection. If you don

Protection against the Coronavirus: this is Why it is so important to wear the mask over the nose

It was in the IC 2269 on the way from Stuttgart to Munich. Harsch drove the train two men: "It is not without reason that the mouth-nose protection. If you don't immediately draw the mask over the nose, is the next of the line."

The words came gruff, therefore, the above-Mentioned reacted defensively to indignant. But they followed the instructions of the conductor.

Ultimately, he had uttered this, what is the battery rates under the mask-makers always think again when the other depends on the piece of cloth under the tines.

Involuntary pioneer of this clothing style of the North Rhine-Westphalian Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU) is probably. At the end of March at an event in Aachen on the topic of "Virtual hospital" he wore the mask so that the olfactory bulb as a Glasses-free up flashed.

He had taken the "Mouth guard" too literally, joked some. Laschet demonstrated later in a short video on Twitter, how the mouth is created protect properly over the mouth and nose.

the Highest virus density in the upper airway

Such a protection is important, warns the German society for ear, nose and throat medicine, head and neck surgery (DGHNO-KHC): "The biggest virus density is found in the rule, but not in the lung but in upper Airways, especially in the nose and in the nasopharynx."

According to information from other physicians ACE2 receptors are skin can, with the help of corona virus in the body, are found in many organs – for example, in the lungs, in the eyes of horn, but especially in the nose.

A free nose is so in both directions, dangerous, to some extent, as A - and excursion path for Corona.

The freer you can breathe, the more comfortable it is. Not only the summer temperatures, such as at the Moment, you're sweating under the mask.

And some people fog up when you Breathe in, in addition to the glasses. Nevertheless, the railway wants to enforce the adherence to the mask duty on trains, if necessary, with References.

to have The human olfactory organ

However, something the man seems to generally be with the nose. It is placed quite in the middle of the face. You can hulls, high-drag, or with the Finger in your drill.

In speech after phrases such as "the nose", "dance on the nose" and "nose full" plays the Central role.

"The nose is a Central Element of the human personality. She stands in the center of the optical attention and plays a significant role in the aesthetic effect of the face", - stated in the German society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgeons.

"Who is with the shape of their nose, feel a high personal suffering, and loss of self-esteem", the physician. Even respiratory problems can be the reason for a nose correction.

The German Federal Statistical office has recorded for 2018, a total of more than 450,000 operations on the nose and paranasal sinuses.

not It is always corrected, only the nose as a Whole, reduced or enlarged. "Also, the tip of the nose and nostrils can be corrected," explained the surgeon.

Long also the smell had been sense as a "primitive" neglected, laments the DGHNO-KHC – he was vital, such as in the case of fire and smoke, or chemicals.

Today we know, among other things, that the taste is lost when the odor disappears sense of. The olfactory functions decrease with age.

And smells can evoke memories. You should bring this is why the nose in Corona-times a free air space?

nose plays Dangerous when Corona progression of the disease, a role

– because the nose plays in the Corona-course of the disease is also a major role: According to the Robert Koch-Institut, cough, and fever are the main symptoms. One out of every five calls but also cold.

15 percent noted a disruption of the olfactory and/or taste disturbance. Anosmia, derived from the Greek word for smell, refers to the complete Absence or loss of the sense of smell.

How important is, but also how late it was deciphered correctly, shows the Nobel prize in medicine in 2004, He went to the two U.S. researchers Richard Axel and Linda Buck, who had described 1000 genes for olfactory receptors have a role. Later, the Duo explained then their way of working.

sources

  • Federal Statistical office of Germany (2018): DRG related hospital statistics (DRG statistics) of the operations and procedures of the fully stationary patients in hospitals (4-digit), archived from the original on 10.08.2020: https://www.destatis.de/DE/Themen/Gesellschaft-Umwelt/Gesundheit/Krankenhaeuser/Publikationen/Downloads-Krankenhaeuser/operationen-prozeduren-5231401187014.pdf?__blob=publicationFile
  • Robert Koch-Institut (2020): plug-in a letter to the Coronavirus-disease-2019 (COVID-19), retrieved on 10.08.2020: https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Steckbrief.html#doc13776792bodyText3
  • German society for ear, nose and throat medicine, head and neck surgery e. V. (2020): SARS-CoV-2: ENT at risk Doctors particularly, retrieved on 10.08.2020: https://cdn.hno.org/media/presse/PM_DGHNO_Covid-19.pdf
  • German society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic surgeons (2020): nose corrections, archived from the original on 10.08.2020: https://www.dgpraec.de/patienten/op-infos/nasenkorrektur/

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Updated Date: 11 August 2020, 07:26

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