Penn Herb Wellness Guide
Recurrent Ear Infections
- Try xylitol
Control mouth bacteria that cause ear infections by chewing gum or eating candy sweetened with xylitol, a natural sugar found in fruit
- Steer clear of smoke
Stop smoking and avoid all sources of passive cigarette smoke exposure to reduce ear infection recurrences
- Pass up pacifiers
Reduce ear infection risk in babies by weaning them off pacifiers
- Uncover food allergies
Work with a knowledgeable health professional to find out if food allergies are causing infections
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