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Ear Candling Boulder CO

Local resource for ear candling in Boulder, CO. 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.

William C Lillydahl
(303) 440-3000
2750 Broadway St
Boulder, CO
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Andrew C Goldman
(303) 443-2771
4745 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO
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Otolaryngology

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James Douglas Warren
(303) 443-2771
4745 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO
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Arthur J Dichard
(720) 536-6950
280 Exempla Cir
Lafayette, CO
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Abby Close Emdur
(303) 684-7880
1925 W Mountain View Ave
Longmont, CO
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Otolaryngology

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Don H Schilling
(303) 443-2771
4745 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO
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David D Morrissey
(303) 443-2771
4745 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO
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Otolaryngology

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Bradley A Andrews
(720) 536-6950
280 Exempla Cir
Lafayette, CO
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Otolaryngology

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Peter Michael Schmid
(303) 651-6846
1305 Sumner Street
Longmont, CO
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Alfred Nathan Carr
(303) 772-3204
2030 Mountain View Ave Ste 500
Longmont, CO
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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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