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What Causes Excessive Earwax?

The production of earwax is an essential function of a healthy ear and is one of the ways the body protects all the delicate mechanisms that allow us to hear. Ear wax traps unwanted particles and stops them moving into the ear canal and also contains properties that help to prevent ear infections. How Is

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What is Earwax?

Ear wax, whilst often considered unsightly, performs an important function within our ears. It is a naturally occurring substance that serves to clean, protect, and lubricate our ear canals and is an entirely normal and necessary product of a properly functioning ear. So, What is Earwax? Earwax, or cerumen, is produced in the outer third

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Earworx Owner Lisa Hellwege Featured by Viw.com.au

Earworx Owner Lisa Hellwege has recently been featured on viw.com.au. The article explains how and why Lisa founded Earworx in 2016. Only a couple of years ago, Lisa was an overworked, tired registered nurse. She constantly felt run down and had too little time to spend with her family and friends. While she loved helping

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How To Clean & Get Wax Out of Your Ear

There is a commonly held belief that ears need to be cleaned, however the ears are actually self-cleaning organs! Ear wax performs an important function within our ears including cleaning, protecting and lubricating our ear canals. Ear wax is produced in the outer third of the ear canal and is removed by a migrating skin

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Hearing Awareness Week

Few things are more adorable than videos of babies receiving cochlear implants or hearing aids and hearing their parent’s voices for the first time. The sheer delight and laughter of these tiny tots is a terrific reminder of the magic of hearing and just how important it is to all of us. Hearing Awareness Week

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3 Easy Ways to Stop Blocked Ears & Remove Wax in Summer

There is nothing worse than a blocked ear to upset your well-earned holiday time! Remember these 3 things and you will be well on your way to enjoying happy ears over your summer break: 1. Don’t Be Tempted by the Cotton Buds! I have heard time and time again stories of clients using a cotton

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Ear Wax Removal Home Remedy

There are numerous home remedies to assist in cleaning ears blocked with wax. Some of these remedies include the use of softening drops, flushing the ears with warm water, ear candles and the use of cotton buds or other implements in the ear. Given how sensitive our ears and ear canals are, it is important

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Earworx Director’s Achievements Celebrated in Nurse Click

The story of Earworx Director, Lisa Hellwege’s journey into the micro suction and curettage field has been explained and celebrated in the respected nursing journal, Nurse Click. The article runs through her nursing experiences, from when she finished her nursing degree in 1994, until today. Lisa graduated from the University of Tasmania and moved to

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