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Ear Candling Bellevue WA

Local resource for ear candling in Bellevue, WA. 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.

Jonathan Chinn MD
(206) 789-1828
1551 NW 54th St
Seattle, WA
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Otolaryngology

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Jennifer L Heydt
(425) 451-3710
1800 116th Ave Ne
Bellevue, WA
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Otolaryngology

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Jan Zemplenyi
(425) 455-7225
1260 116th Ave Ne
Bellevue, WA
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Otolaryngology

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Dr.Steven Barthel
(425) 454-3938
Northwest Face, 3100 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA
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Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
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Hospital: Overlake Hosp Med Ctr, Bellevue, Wa
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.8, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Thomas Frank Gumprecht
(425) 869-4855
8301 161st Ave Ne
Redmond, WA
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Eric T Waterman MD
(425) 656-4200
4033 Talbot Rd S
Renton, WA
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Otolaryngology

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Dick L Hoistad
(425) 462-1132
1200 112th Ave Ne
Bellevue, WA
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Otolaryngology

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Eric F Pinczower
(425) 451-3710
1800 116 Ne
Bellevve, WA
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Otolaryngology

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Brent I Lewis
(206) 326-3000
310 15th Ave E
Seattle, WA
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Otolaryngology

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Dr.Ludwig Allegra
(425) 576-1700
3100 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA
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Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1978
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.3, out of 5 based on 13, reviews.

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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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