Earwax… it's that gross, gooey stuff that helps keep dirt and bacteria from getting inside your ear canal. We all have it, but who wants to talk about it?
Brett Comer, assistant professor and ear, nose and throat doctor at the University of Kentucky in the US, says that while ear goop doesn't warrant much attention in his practice, it can tell you a lot about your health.
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How many times did you mother tell you to “clean out your ears” when you were a kid?
I'm willing to bet lots.
And I bet those ear buds are about as deep as your thoughts on the subject went.
That's going to change today.
Because an earwax build up could signal a problem that, if left untreated, can cause benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and other prostate problems.
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You wake up one day and you can't hear in one ear. You start panicking and wiggle your finger inside your eat to see if it unblocks.
When nothing happens, the real panic sets in: Are you suddenly deaf?
Probably not! It might just be a build up of earwax that's causing a blockage.
Don't believe me?
It's quite common, actually.
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While excess earwax isn't a disease, it's a nuisance that signals a much more important health problem. One that if left untreated, could cause essential fatty acid deficiency. Read on to find out why this is bad for your health and what you can do to remedy the situation. Excess earwax is something you must be concerned. It could result in essential fatty acid deficiency.
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There are few things as frustrating as feeling like you’re listening to everything from inside a giant invisible bath tub. More often than not, it’s caused by something as harmless as your ears being blocked up as a result of earwax build-up. And while in most cases it’s not serious , leading natural health specialist Dr Jonathan Wright has found a natural remedy for eliminating irritating e... ››› more
There’s nothing like a summer head cold to make you appreciate how important your ears really are. After stumbling around with blocked ears and excessive earwax build-up for a few days, you’ll treasure the way it feels to regain full hearing in both your ears. But count yourself lucky if it’s only a result of a head cold – excessive or impacted earwax affects one in ten children and one in... ››› more
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