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Richmond Mall
Richmond, KY
 
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229 Churchill Dr
Richmond, KY
 
Nutrition Center
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630 Big Hill Ave
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Gnc General Nutrition Centers
(859) 885-8598
1020 N Main St
Nicholasville, KY
 
Kingland Cooper
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2704 Old Rosebud Rd Ste 180
Lexington, KY
 
Dietary Consultants Inc
(859) 623-5096
229 Churchill Dr
Richmond, KY
 
General Nutrition Centers
(859) 623-6405
830 Eastern Byp
Richmond, KY
 
Full Circle Market Health Foods
(859) 744-3008
260 Redwing Dr
Winchester, KY
 
Jerome
(859) 269-5753
153 Patchen Dr Ste 59
Lexington, KY
 
Roberts Health Foods
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115 N Locust Hill Dr Ste 114
Lexington, KY
 

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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