Ear Wax Removal

Everything is Connected… Eating Well for the Sake of your Ears

September 27, 2019 5:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In my last post I was delighted to tell you of findings that chocolate consumption may be correlated with better hearing. Well, I can’t top that good news, but here is some more information about associations that researchers are finding between good nutrition and healthy ears. Remember that associations do not prove causation, but more and more we are seeing correlations that indicate just how connected everything is. Good nutrition and good exercise, that is, overall healthy living, seems to impact our auditory system…and good hearing is an integrated factor in overall health. Yes, everything is connected! A large longitudinal... View Article

Why You Need To Stop Using Things Like Q-Tips to Remove Earwax

January 4, 2018 8:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You’ve no doubt heard the old adage of “never put anything smaller than your own elbow inside your ear,” while then imagining what that would look like or how to do it. (You just tried it didn’t you)? While it might seem silly it’s actually true. In fact, you shouldn’t ignore it when you read advice from doctors, audiologists like us, and the instructions on a package of Q-tips. We don’t mean to yell at you but: Stop Putting Stuff Like Q-Tips In Your Ear! Seriously, ENTS and audiologists have been warning you for decades not to clean your ears... View Article

Cerumen Management: Ear Wax Removal in Long Island, NY

November 3, 2017 2:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Combine dead skin cells, hair and secretions from the ceruminous and sebaceous glands and you’ll have cerumen, although you probably know this substance better as ear wax. Yes, that’s right—that sticky, waxy, goldish-brown substance found in your ears is actually some pretty nasty stuff. However, as nasty as it may sound, cerumen does a lot of good. Cerumen cleans and lubricates your ear and also helps protect it from bacteria, fungi and even insects. While it may not seem like much, cerumen is actually really important to the health of your ear. While a little cerumen is good, too much... View Article

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