Earwax is one of those problems that everyone has, but a lot of people don’t know how to deal with it properly. They use the Q-tip method that they were taught to use and that there parents use. This is the most popular method and is also the most damaging to the ear. But because it is so easy to use people continue to do it regardless of the risks involved. To start off, let me bore you for a minute and explain the importance of ear wax and why we produce it.
The human body produces earwax as a protective measure to keep out bacteria, dirt, dust and bugs. Earwax sometimes is produced either too little or too much and we can feel the effects of that. When your ear produces too little earwax, you really won’t notice a difference. You may however be prone to sinus infections, allergies or in rare cases chronic ear infections (these can also be due to too much earwax as well). When your ear produces too much earwax however, that is a different story.
Symptoms of too much/impacted earwax are:
Home Remedies for Ear Wax Removal
When used properly, the benefits of ear candling may include:
Do You Have An Omega-3 Deficiency?
You may be deficient in omega-3 if you have frequent earwax buildup.
Frequent excess buildup of earwax can oftentimes be traced back to an omega-3 deficiency, so the remedy is quite simple: take a high-quality, animal-based omega-3 supplement. Once you've cleared out any excess buildup or impaction, making sure you're getting sufficient amounts of omega-3 will normally prevent a recurrence. If the earwax buildup does return, it's a clue that you may still have a serious omega-3 deficiency.
How to Prevent Excess Earwax Blockage?
Blue Orchid Clinic owner Brittany, has put this blog together to discuss health topics and alternatives to your traditional care regimen. Discussions will also include useful information for everyday life as well.