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New Look Diet Center The
(208) 535-4639
2860 Channing Way
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Herbs for Health
(208) 528-8855
1655 S Woodruff Ave
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Lifes Balance
(208) 535-1225
260 A St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Wealth of Health Nutrition Cente
(208) 542-0015
250 S Woodruff Ave
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Wrights Nutrition Express
(208) 552-9956
125 S 25th E
Idaho Falls, ID
 
General Nutrition Center
(208) 524-6684
2300 E 17th St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Wealth of Health Nutrition Cente
(208) 523-7600
1725 W Broadway St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Consulting Dietitians of Idaho Falls
(208) 524-3999
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Tomchak Luana
(208) 524-3999
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Women's Healthcare Associates
(208) 557-2900
2327 Coronado Street
Idaho Falls, ID
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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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