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When it comes to cleaning your ears , chances are someone has told you to use cotton swabs to clean your ear canal. However, cleaning your inner ear with cotton swabs is not only discouraged, it could cause more damage than good! Curious why you should avoid cotton swabs and deep ear cleaning all together? Self-cleaning ears Many people do

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Despite the fact that the ears are a self-cleaning part of the body, many people still prefer to clean their ears . There are a number of reasons why this is the case. Here is a closer look at some of the motivation that people have to clean their ears. 1. The removal of wax Earwax is healthy and natural.

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Have you noticed your hearing aids aren’t functioning as well as they used to? Have you also noticed your ear canals are excessively waxy? Earwax buildup is a common issue, especially among hearing aid wearers. While earwax is a naturally occurring substance, too much of it can cause both health issues and malfunctioning issues with your hearing aids. Issues caused

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Cleaning the ear out might seem like an easy task. Just stick a cotton swab in, wiggle around and voila, you’re done, right? Actually, inserting sharp objects like cotton swabs can cause more damage to the ear and make impaction of earwax worse, causing more hearing loss than before. Ears are easy to clean, but it does take some practice

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Think you know how to clean your ears ? Maybe you do. Most people think they know the right way from the wrong way to maintain proper ear hygiene, but how do you know? Many people have been doing it wrong all of their lives and don’t even know it. Don’t panic; proper ear cleaning is quite simple. Here’s the

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Ear cleaning is something that many people do regularly, without seeing a professional. When done correctly, this can be very helpful. However, ear cleaning cannot always be done properly by yourself at home. In fact, there are a number of situations in which you should see a professional to get your ears cleaned. In these circumstances, something may be wrong,

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Got earwax ? Of course you do — everyone has earwax. Earwax, also called cerumen, is a naturally occurring substance that helps keep the ear canal clean. While earwax is a completely normal substance produced by the body, excess earwax can actually cause problems like hearing loss, earaches, ear infections and more. Benefits of earwax Earwax is actually a very

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The human body is a miracle. It creates secretions in the nose to protect the lungs, white blood cells to fight infections and earwax to protect the inner ear and sense of hearing. That’s right, the earwax you find annoying has a very important role to play in protecting your hearing. Earwax is produced as a way of keeping the

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Do you clean your ears with cotton swabs? If so, you might want to reconsider this method. Cotton swabs pose two dangers to your ears: the risk of rupturing your eardrum and the risk of pushing earwax, dirt and debris even further into your ear canal. If not cotton swabs, what should you use to clean your ears? Here are

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