We humans are a strange species – it seems like we will do everything we can to defy the laws of nature and evolution – from shaving off pubic hair and using deodorants to mask body odor, to trying to get rid of ear wax with cotton swabs. Yes, as undesirable these features may be, in most cases nature knows what’s best for us and that certainly seems to be true when it comes to ear wax. The buildup of ear wax however, can cause problems, in cases even blocking the ear canal to cause partial hearing loss.
But, should you be using cotton buds for ear cleaning? Before we answer that all important question though, let’s get something else clear.