Ear Infection

Ear Infection

Ear Infection Questions

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by 137 · about 17 hours ago

Hello, I've been having some ear issues for the past two months. I would sometimes wake up with my right ear feeling swollen or full and pulsing at irregular intervals. It would come and go throughout the day and then would stop for a few... (more)

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samc 0 · February 10, 2014 at 3:04 AM

The difference between a regular "doctor" and a qualified ENT is night and day. I had pressure and lack of hearing and the ND, regular doc, etc. pump endless amounts of water into them to clear the wax build up. Finally the ENT I went to pulled... (more)

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by 1720 · about 18 hours ago

Recently, I've had random times where I'll feel my pulse in my left ear. It came one day and was gone the next. Today it came back. I was lifting sheet rock, so I don't know if it has something to do with more blood pumping in head (and ear),... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · March 09, 2012 at 7:56 PM

This might be really obvious, but after wearing ear buds for long periods of time, sometimes in the following day or two I get weird pulsey-pressurey things. Only started noticing an increase when I had to wear ear buds really frequently for a... (more)

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by 1720 · about 18 hours ago

It's not bad, and it doesn't really hurt, it is just annoying. What causes this, and how do I get rid the popping, or is this normal? The popping isn't like a popping when you have an altitude change. It feels more like your ear is making a... (more)

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Futureboy 0 · October 26, 2011 at 6:11 AM

You probably have narrow Eustachian tubes, like me. I also have a slight case of TMJ. My jaw pops, and so do my ears. It used to be much worse, when I would get constant ear-aches that ended up draining into my throat and infecting my tonsils,... (more)

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by 693 · about 18 hours ago

I have a 5 year old that has an ear infection. Of course the doctor prescribed antibiotics but we'd rather not. I'm wondering if we should use the antibiotics and give her some probiotics to help with the gut flora or just try garlic oil (or... (more)

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Ed 0 · December 07, 2010 at 2:34 PM

There are 2 common types of "ear infections"--external ear infection, also known as "swimmer's ear," and middle ear infection, aka "acute otitis media." Swimmer's ear can be treated with acidification of the ear canal by acetic acid (vinegar)... (more)

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by 1960 · October 19, 2014 at 3:21 AM

I've been on the CrossFit/Paleo path for about seven months and like so many of my fellow PaleoHackers -- I love it. Love how it has changed my life, my outlook, how I feel, how I look -- no looking back. Here's my question: I've noticed that, in... (more)

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Albert_2 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

Following up -- Since posting this 5 months ago, I've tweaked a few things: began supplementing with Vit D daily (going on 4 months now) added B12 to supplement mix added K2 added Mg Can report that both the recurring itchy-ear thing and what... (more)

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by 10294 · October 18, 2014 at 3:03 AM

My little boy (almost three) came home today with a lot of pain in his ear, a nice little present from school. Now he was a little tired from his first school week, thus probably was more apt to catch a bug. And I remember from my mother that I... (more)

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Allan 0 · September 12, 2010 at 2:16 AM

I had a reference from the 1950s where a doctor wrote a short letter to a medical journal advocating that ear infection prone kids to avoid dairy, grains and excess sugar. Basically, a paleo diet. I've found that the frequency and severity of ear... (more)

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by 83 · October 16, 2014 at 4:07 AM

Has anyone had success with reducing or eliminating fluid build-up in their kids ears through dietary alterations?

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paleot 0 · February 04, 2014 at 3:15 PM

A study published in Annals of Allergy found that 78% of childhood ear infections are associated with food allergies. This study further demonstrated that 86% of these children got significantly better when they eliminated allergic... (more)

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