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Headaches, ringing, hearing loss, and ear drainage may also develop. Often, as symptoms grow more severe, blurry vision, vomiting, and diarrhea may also occur. These symptoms are more prevalent in children, who suffer an ear infection four times as often as adults do.
Ear Infection Prevention
Prevention is best way to avoid an ear infection. Because Eustachian tubes are connected to sinuses, many nasal sprays have appeared on market to help flush out build up and bacteria in Eustachian tubes as well as nasal passages and sinuses.
Many of nasal sprays and other medicines available include xylitol, which is a natural substance found in fruits and vegetables and used in our everyday metabolism. Xylitol is looks and tastes like sugar, though it contains fewer calories and zero net carbs. Xylitol is a natural bacteria repellant used to prevent more than just ear infection. Xylitol Glossary of Prevention and Benefits explains more of benefits associated with use of xylitol.
In understanding ear infection and its symptoms, prevention becomes natural step. Xylitol as a leading ingredient is proven to reduce ear infection risk.
Joe Miller is an author of informational articles and online advertisements on business, technology, and health. Information on Ear Infection is available at Xlear.com.