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Beems Nutrition Centers
(509) 452-2400
3715 W River Road
Yakima, WA

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Martin Chiropractic & Nutrition Cente
(509) 248-6484
1130 Tieton Dr
Yakima, WA
Weber Chiropractic & Nutritional Hea
(509) 965-7155
3802 Tieton Dr
Yakima, WA
Buhrmaster Baking
(509) 469-9973
1 W Yakima Ave
Yakima, WA
Diet Center
(509) 453-5737
4001 Summitview Ave Ste 7
Yakima, WA
Lopezmargo Cnt Nutrtionist
(509) 965-5750
208 N 3rd Ave
Yakima, WA
Beems Nutrition at Chesterly Park
(509) 452-2400
3715 River Rd
Yakima, WA
Martin James T DC Dacs Ccn
(509) 248-6484
1130 Tieton Dr
Yakima, WA
General Nutrition Center
(509) 452-0956
1300 N 40th Ave
Yakima, WA
Huckleberry's Natural Market
(509) 972-2327
410 S 72nd Ave
Yakima, WA
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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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