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Costco
(708) 645-5336
9915 West 159th Street
Orland Park, IL
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GNC
(630) 357-3539
1539 North Aurora Road
Naperville, IL
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Nutrition Direct
(815) 577-7381
1736 Essington Rd
Joliet, IL
 
General Nutrition Center
(815) 439-1160
3340 Mall Loop Dr Spc 1094
Joliet, IL
 
Seattle Suttons Healthy Eating
(815) 886-8786
211 W Romeo Rd
Romeoville, IL
 
The Vitamin Shoppe
(708) 226-0566
15131 South La Grange Road
Orland Park, IL
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For the Good of It
(815) 744-7659
3135 W Jefferson St
Joliet, IL
 
Lee Sherin Nd
(815) 744-0004
1106 N Larkin Ave
Joliet, IL
 
Gnc Romeoville
(815) 407-1420
427 N Weber Rd
Romeoville, IL
 
Legacy USA Independent Distributor
(815) 485-6018
19648 S Schoolhouse Rd
New Lenox, IL
 

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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