How To Check Your Heath With Your Ear Wax

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How To Check Your Heath With Your Ear Wax. With the help of a Q-tip, you can check the color of your ear wax and understand what it means.

How To Check Your Heath With Your Ear Wax.

With the help of a Q-tip, you can check the color of your ear wax and understand what it means.

Ear wax is not a body waste to get rid of regularly, quite the contrary – it’s a kind of protection.

It keeps the ear canal lubricated, therefore, prevents the ears from itching. Moreover, it prevents different pollutants from entering the inner ear.

Even more surprisingly, this substance has antibacterial properties. Our body is a clever mechanism. Did you know that when we chew, the movement pushes ear wax to the outer part of the ear? This way, your ears self-clean!

If your ears tend to produce a big amount of ear wax creating a build-up, you can take some preventive measures yourself. – It’s effective to use agents softening the wax. They can be mineral or baby oil, or ear drops. It is enough to put a few drops of these substances into your ear once a week to soften the ear wax and help it to come out faster and with ease.

Salt water is one of the best ear wax removal solution that can be used at home. It softens the wax accumulated inside the ear making it easy to clean. Mix a teaspoon of salt in half a cup of warm water until the salt gets completely dissolved. Soak a cotton ball in the solution. Tilt the affected ear upwards towards the sky. Squeeze the cotton ball to put a few drops of the saline water into the ear and stay in the same position for three to five minutes. Next, tilt your head in the opposite direction to allow the saline water to drain out. Clean the outer part of your ear with a clean cloth to remove the softened wax.

Q-tips aren’t for cleaning your ear’s. 

Another way to take care of your ears is to buy a special at-home kit for their irrigation. Follow the instruction precisely step by step.

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