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Midwest Botanicals
(309) 797-3367
P.O. Box 1920
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Greatest Grains
(563) 323-7521
1600 N Harrison St
Davenport, IA
 
Shaklee Independent Distributors
(563) 323-4276
2203 Western Ave
Davenport, IA
 
Doug Downing An Independent Her
(309) 786-9902
1702 32nd St
Rock Island, IL
 
Seattle Sutton's Healthy Eating
(309) 736-9777
1601 52nd Ave
Moline, IL
 
Fitness Xpress
(563) 386-2348
109 E 50th St
Davenport, IA
 
General Nutrition Center
(563) 386-7494
2192 W Kimberly Rd
Davenport, IA
 
Heritage Natural Foods Inc
(563) 344-2100
3875 Elmore Ave
Davenport, IA
 
Genl Nutrition Cntr
(309) 764-6254
4500 16th St
Moline, IL
 
Nutrition Associates at Trinity Medical
(309) 779-5140
500 John Deere Rd
Moline, IL
 
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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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