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Boyd Earl Terry, MD
(573) 882-8157
1 Hospital Dr,
Columbia, MO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1960
Hospital
Hospital: University Hospitals And Clini, Columbia, Mo
Group Practice: University Of MO Dept- Surgery

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Cynergy Health
(573) 447-4400
1100 Club Village Dr Ste 102
Columbia, MO
 
Sally Stegemann Nutrition Counselor
(573) 886-8985
3610 Buttonwood Dr
Columbia, MO
 
Stegemann Sally Ms Rd Ld
(573) 449-9355
1705 E Broadway
Columbia, MO
 
Advanced Chiropractic
(573) 560-9946
201 W Broadway
Columbia, MO

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Jenny Craig
(573) 447-4216
2101 W Broadway Ste I
Columbia, MO
Alternate Phone Number
(573) 447-4216
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Weight Loss, Diet Plans

Complete Nutrition
(573) 446-4500
2300 Bernadette Dr
Columbia, MO
 
North Village Nutrition
(573) 876-0024
1013 E Walnut St Ste 100
Columbia, MO
Alternate Phone Number
816.456.6110
Services
Healthy Shakes, Energy Tea, Nutritional Supplements
Hours
7am-4pm Monday thru Friday

Andrew Stone Optometry
(573) 445-7750
2012 Cherry Hill Dr
Columbia, MO

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Melissa Anne Lawson, MD
(573) 884-9684
307 Student Health Ctr
Columbia, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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