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Golden Neo Life Diamite Center
(815) 397-4211
1431 Brady Ln
Rockford, IL
 
Nutrition Unlimited
(815) 397-4199
3929 Broadway Ste 9
Rockford, IL
 
Back in Action Holistic Health Center
(815) 397-8500
5301 E State St
Rockford, IL
 
Hasting Family Chiropractic
(815) 398-2000
1437 S Bell School Rd
Rockford, IL
 
Myo Store The
(815) 229-7220
302 N Alpine Rd
Rockford, IL
 
Diet Center
(815) 397-4200
129 Phelps Ave Ste 201
Rockford, IL
 
Nutrition Works Inc
(815) 397-6850
4010 E State St
Rockford, IL
 
Herbalife Distributers
(815) 316-1882
1629 12th Ave
Rockford, IL
 
Herbal Life Independent Distributor
(815) 397-0613
4834 Alpine Park Dr
Rockford, IL
 
Shaklee AAA Distributors
(815) 633-7837
5887 Sandringham Ln
Rockford, 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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