Your ears make more wax when you are scared


Earwax, also known by the medical term cerumen, is a yellowish waxy substance secreted in the ear canal of humans and other mammals. It protects the skin of the human ear canal, assists in cleaning and lubrication, and also provides some protection from bacteria, fungi, insects and water.

Your ears do secrete more earwax when you are afraid or scared than when you aren’t.