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Ear Candling Boone NC

Local resource for ear candling in Boone, 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.

Charles W Ford
(828) 264-4545
870 State Farm Rd
Boone, NC
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Mark Charles Nenow
(828) 265-4045
895 State Farm Rd
Boone, NC
Specialty
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck

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Appalachian State University
(828) 355-4246
Speech And Hearing Center University Hall
Boone, NC
Hours
SundayClosed
Payment
Credit Cards,Cash,Check,Insurance

Mark K LaVigne
(910) 610-4368
1705 Berwick Dr # B
Laurinburg, NC
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Michael Owen Ferguson
(919) 350-7858
3024 New Bern Ave
Raleigh, NC
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Dr.Charles Ford
(828) 264-4545
870 State Farm Rd # 101
Boone, NC
Gender
M
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
General Information
Hospital: Watauga Medical Center
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Piedmont Vista Ear Nose Throat Allergy & Sleep Associates
(828) 728-2188
1733 Connelly Springs Rd
Lenoir, NC

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John S May, MD
(336) 716-4161
Medical Ctr Blvd
Winston Salem, NC
Business
John S WFUBMC
Specialties
Otolaryngology

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Dr.Peter Wallenborn
(828) 252-1853
285 McDowell Street
Asheville, NC
Gender
M
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
General Information
Hospital: Mission
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.1, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Robert F Leinbach
(336) 802-2085
624 Quaker Ln
High Point, NC
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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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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