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Acupuncture by Tawnya Salas
(719) 545-6189
1401 N Elizabeth St Ste A
Pueblo, CO
 
Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers
(719) 542-2411
101 W 29th St
Pueblo, CO
 
Carolyn M Cordova
(719) 584-4358
400 W 16th St
Pueblo, CO
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Pratt Chiropractic
(719) 564-0461
3023 W Northern Ave
Pueblo, CO
 
Carol Mcgrath Certified Nutritionist
(719) 351-9629
2027 Columbia Dr
Pueblo, CO
 
General Nutrition Centers Inc
(719) 542-0557
3289 Dillon Dr
Pueblo, CO
 
Schrock's Health Foods
(719) 564-0940
1515 Moore Ave
Pueblo, CO
 
Herbalife
(719) 564-3391
1518 Cypress
Pueblo, CO
 
Pratt Chiropractic Center
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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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