Gum Could Be Weird Home Remedy For Ear Infections


But don’t go sticking Trident in your ear. Scientists have found that chewing gum with the sweetener xylitol could reduce the number of ear infections kids get. The catch: you have to chew it five times a day, and even then it only cuts infections down by 25%. Still, if you’re a kid who’s really into gum, this could be a way to get your parents to buy you some.

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