July 3, 2012

Swimming And Health: How To Prevent Annoying Side Effects


When water becomes stuck in the ear canal after swimming, it can promote bacterial growth that causes this painful infection. If you're prone to these infections, make at-home preventive eardrops using one part white vinegar and one part rubbing alcohol, the Mayo Clinic advises. Put a drop into each ear before and after swimming to promote dryness and discourage bacterial growth.


Huffington Post Canada by Nancy Ryerson

Tags: bacterial growth, Huffington Post Canada, infections, swimming, Wellness

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