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General Nutrition Center
(518) 899-5776
15 Kendall Way
Malta, NY
 
Four Seasons Natural Foods Store & C
(518) 584-4670
33 Phila St
Saratoga Springs, NY
 
Wellness Center of Saratoga The
(518) 583-6821
6 Care Ln
Saratoga Springs, NY
 
General Nutrition Center
(518) 581-7538
3065 Route 50
Saratoga Springs, NY
 
Phelps Virginia
(518) 243-6220
302 Coburg Village Way
Rexford, NY
 
Wild Thyme Whole Food & Tea Co Llc
(518) 885-7275
108 Milton Ave
Ballston Spa, NY
 
Saratoga Hospital
(518) 580-2450
211 Church St Ste 1
Saratoga Springs, NY
 
General Nutrition Centers
(518) 587-4073
3039 Route 50
Saratoga Springs, NY
 
Del Rosso Lorraine Chirprctr
(518) 383-3700
865 Route 146
Clifton Park, NY
 
Eat Good Food Inc at the Jonesville
(518) 877-0507
989 Main St
Clifton Park, NY
 

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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