Are you worried about getting an ear wax blockage or excessive ear wax? Excessive ear wax has become more and more common over the last few decades. In this blog article the Moor Hearing team will be taking a look at 3 common causes for excessive ear wax and what you can do to avoid them.
Headphones & Earbuds
Headphones and earbuds are proving to be some of the most common causes of excessive ear wax. Ear wax is often created as a result of contact stimulus. Wearing headphones and earphones that rub up against your ears generates this contact stimulus, resulting in your body creating more ear wax. Are you regularly using earbuds or headphones? Try to limit your usage to avoid a buildup of excess ear wax.
Excess ear wax can also be created by using hearing aids. Naturally, you don’t want to be limiting the use of your hearing aids. Instead, make sure you keep your hearing aids clean and don’t forget to book in for an ear wax removal appointment with Moor Hearing if you experience symptoms of excessive ear wax.
Improper Ear Cleaning
Many of us look to remove ear wax ourselves. More often than not, this involves the usage of cotton swabs and other similar tools. Although you may be able to see wax coming out, these tools can be incredibly dangerous to your ear health. Cotton swabs can scratch the inside of your ears, which will actually result in more excess wax in the long run. Plus, you will likely also be simply pushing excess wax deeper into your ear. If you have an ear wax blockage then booking in for an appointment with the experts at Moor Hearing is the right choice. Don’t risk your ear health on cheap cotton swabs!
Believe it or not, your ear wax production can in fact be altered by the environment. High pollen count can accelerate eax wax production, along with other factors such as environmental pollution, dust and tiny irritant particles. If you find yourself susceptible then consider wearing ear production when entering these types of environments.
How Do I Know If I Have Excess Ear Wax?
There are a number of common signs for excessive ear wax, the main 3 being ear pain, ears feeling full and ringing or buzzing in your ears. Click here to find out more about the signs of ear wax blockages and excessive ear wax in one of our recent blog articles.
Ear Wax Problem? Contact Moor Hearing
Do you have an ear wax problem? Contact the experts at Moor Hearing today. We offer a professional ear wax removal service that is both gentle and effective. Find out everything you need to know about our ear wax removal service on our website here.
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