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Ear Candling Akron OH

Local resource for ear candling in Akron, OH. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to ear candling, earwax removal supplies, ear drops, and ear cleaners, as well as advice and content on ear wax, ear infections, and hearing loss.

Janet L Griffin
(330) 253-4920
300 Locust St
Akron, OH
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Otolaryngology

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Anton Gc Milo
(330) 762-8959
395 E Market St
Akron, OH
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Otolaryngology

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Kenneth E Mooney
(330) 762-8959
395 E Market St
Akron, OH
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Muzaffer Cevdet Sofuoglu
(330) 745-0909
101 5th Street Se
Barberton, OH
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Michael Andrew Freedman
(330) 673-1669
3051 Graham Road
Stow, OH
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Otolaryngology

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Samuel Albert
(330) 762-8959
395 E Market St
Akron, OH
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Steven L Kutnick
(330) 762-8959
395 E Market St
Akron, OH
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Otolaryngology

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Frank Dittrich
(330) 923-3502
2104 Front St
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
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Youn W Park
(330) 753-9763
105 5th St Se
Barberton, OH
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Otolaryngology

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Riffat H Qadir
(330) 899-0050
3838 Massillon Rd
Uniontown, OH
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Ear Candling�Good or Bad?

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December 13, 2005: 3:59 pm: Dr. Neil Ear Problems

Ear Candling–Good or Bad?

by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.

A man asked:

What is your opinion regarding ear candling? Do you consider it to be safe or not?

The plain truth is that ear candling is not effective. Proponents claim it can cure conditions such as hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, Meniere’s disease and a host of other conditions.

A number of years ago, I investigated ear candling. In the course of my research, I couldn’t find any proven good that it does. As a result, I don’t recommend anyone wasting their money on ear candling.

As to its safety, you are literally playing with fire–and when you play with fire you can get burned as a result. Don’t kid yourself, it does happen.

Audiologist Heather Shenk has written an excellent article on ear candling called “Ear Candling: A Fool Proof Method, or Proof of Foolish Methods?” Her article gives the history of ear candling from ancient times to the present, its supposed benefits and what really happens when you ear candle. Read this article before either your wallet or your ears get burned.

Her article is at http://www.audiologyonline.com/articles/arc_disp.asp?article_id=1501 .

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