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Ear Candling Asheville NC

Local resource for ear candling in Asheville, NC. 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.

Ronald W Lane
(828) 252-1853
285 Mcdowell St
Asheville, NC
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Dr.Peter Wallenborn
(828) 252-1853
285 McDowell Street
Asheville, NC
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Hospital: Mission
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Peter A Wallenborn
(828) 252-1853
285 Mcdowell St
Asheville, NC
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Otolaryngology

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Theodore Braneh Rheney
(828) 204-3577
1065 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Barry Pate
(828) 252-1853
285 MCDOWELL STREET
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Otolaryngology

Stephen R Seel
(828) 254-3517
1065 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC
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Otolaryngology

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John W Currens
(828) 252-1853
285 Mcdowell St
Asheville, NC
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Otolaryngology

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Robert B Moore
(828) 254-3577
1065 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC
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Otolaryngology

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Frank M Melvin
(828) 254-3517
1065 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC
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Otolaryngology

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WNC Hearing Aid Svcs
(828) 484-4301
63 Monticello Rd
Weaverville, NC
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Hearing Testing for determination of hearing aid eligibility Occupational Hearing Testing Counseling involving Hearing Aid amplification Referral Source to Otolarghinologists Sales and Service of most major brands of hearing aids Minor repairs done in office Cleaning & Adjustments Assistive listening devices Batteries & other consumables Speciality Hearing Devices Availibility in all of Western North Carolina
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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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