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Connie J Buss
(515) 433-8118
1015 Union St
Boone, IA
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Ames Chiropractic Center PC
(515) 232-3374
819 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA
 
Read Health Center
(515) 598-7160
1606 Golden Aspen Dr # 101
Ames, IA

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Grant Dennis Doolittle
(515) 239-4431
1215 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Firas Salti
(515) 239-4432
1215 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Nicole L Arnold
(515) 432-6065
1111 8th St
Boone, IA
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Nutritional Products Inc
(515) 237-0057
616 Dayton Ave
Ames, IA
 
Bridges Chiropractic Clinic
(515) 233-2225
319 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA

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Gary Max Erbes
(515) 663-8621
1018 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
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Family Practice

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James Dennis Gohman
(515) 239-4432
1215 Duff Ave
Ames, IA
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General Practice, Internal Medicine

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Hearing Loss Help » Three Causes of Ear Wax Build-up

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June 18, 2008: 8:57 am: Dr. Neil Ear Problems

Three Causes of Ear Wax Build-up

by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.

A lady asked:

What kinds of things cause excessive ear wax to build up?

I can think of 3 reasons for ear wax build-up.

1. In my book “ Ototoxic Drugs Exposed ” I list 4 drugs that have the side effect of causing excess ear wax production. If you are taking any of these drugs, that could be the reason for your excessive ear wax. These drugs are Acitretin, Infliximab, Ritonavir and Rofecoxib.

2. For some people, just wearing hearing aids (either in-the-ear hearing aids, or behind-the-ear aids with ear molds can cause your body to really step up the production of ear wax. In addition, hearing aids/ear molds prevent this wax from naturally working its way out, and it fact, push it further down the ear canal.

3. You may be lacking in essential fatty acids (EFAs). People that are deficient in certain essential fatty acids can have either excessive ear wax or dry, flaky ears. Apparently the essential fatty acids help control ear canal inflammation. In this case, it is the inflammation that is responsible for the excessive ear wax.

According to Dr. Andrew Rubman, ND, the director of the, Southbury Clinic for Traditional Medicines in CT, taking one tablespoon of flax oil or 2,000 mg of fish oil daily corrects most EFA deficiencies. (Source: Bottom Line Secrets Newsletter, May 7, 2008.)

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