Help and Support for Hearing Loss

and other ear conditions such as tinnitus, Meniere’s disease and hyperacusis. Information on causes of hearing loss. Assistive devices for hearing impaired people.

Ear Wax Prevention Jacksonville NC

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Ear Wax Prevention. You will find helpful, informative articles about Ear Wax Prevention, including "Hearing Loss Help » Three Causes of Ear Wax Build-up". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Jacksonville, NC that will answer all of your questions about Ear Wax Prevention.

Natural Health Foods Center
(910) 347-4721
New River Shp Ctr
Jacksonville, NC
 
Debra Gregory
(910) 347-2154
612 College St
Jacksonville, NC
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Jose Larrabaster Ros
(910) 937-0008
3245 Henderson Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine

Data Provided By:
Adesola Awomolo
(910) 455-5511
221 Memorial Drive
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Internal Medicine

Data Provided By:
Johnny Lee Williams
(910) 938-0900
247 Memorial Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
General Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Gnc
(910) 478-0500
1250 Western Blvd Ste L1
Jacksonville, NC
 
John C Gudger
(910) 577-2240
317 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
General Practice, Emergency Medicine

Data Provided By:
Wade R Turlington
(910) 353-3245
200 Doctors Dr
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Family Practice

Data Provided By:
Michael George Clarke, MD
(910) 449-6400
Jacksonville, NC
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 2000

Data Provided By:
Gregory Alistair Williams
(910) 455-7110
615 College St
Jacksonville, NC
Specialty
Family Practice, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

Hearing Loss Help » Three Causes of Ear Wax Build-up

Answers to Your Questions about Hearing Loss Issues  

  • Home
  • WebLog
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.)

...

Click here to read more from The Center for Hearing Loss Help