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Dayspring Natural Foods
(334) 821-1965
223 Opelika Rd
Auburn, AL
 
Smoothie King
(334) 502-4674
124 N College St
Auburn, AL
 
Mr Friendly Wire Rd
(334) 887-8898
Auburn, AL
 
Smoothie King
(334) 887-1882
1499 S College St
Auburn, AL
 
General Nutrition Center
(334) 741-8828
3000 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika, AL
 
Peachtree Natural Foods
(334) 821-7749
1625 E University Dr Ste 116
Auburn, AL
 
Nutrition First
(334) 887-0908
1409 S College St Ste 116
Auburn, AL
 
General Nutrition Centers
(334) 821-2834
1627 Opelika Rd Ofc 53
Auburn, AL
 
Mr Fresh's Farmers Market
(334) 705-8765
3300 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika, AL
 
Alabama Family Chiropractic Clinic
(334) 727-6336
107 Westside St
Tuskegee, AL
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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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