Ear Infection


Ear infection: While ear infections can occur at any age, they are most common in early childhood and infancy.


  • Pain, often throbbing fever
  • Pus from the ear
  • Hearing difficulty in the affected ear
  • Nausea and vomiting

Root Causes

  • Smoking or secondhand smoke, which irritates the eustachian tube and causes inflammation behind the ear drum
  • Not being breastfed: Breastfeeding allows for the transport of immune factors from the mother to the child and matures the digestive tract so that the child is less susceptible to FOOD allergies
  • Season: The incidence of earache is highest in the winter. In northern climates, ear infections increase in frequency beginning in September


These dietary suggestions will help alleviate pain. More importantly, many of them will also prevent recurring Infections

Food to avoid

Investigate the possibility of food allergies, especially to dairy, wheat, sugar, citrus fruits, Soy, eggs, or chocolate


A good diet based on whole grains, high-quality protein, and fresh fruits and vegetables will build up the immune system and discourage infection.