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Ear Candling Bridgeport CT

Local resource for ear candling in Bridgeport, CT. 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.

Claudio Borghesan
(203) 371-0111
3715 Main St
Bridgeport, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Anthony Joseph Vallone
(203) 372-4325
4718 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Steven B LeVine
(203) 380-3707
160 Hawley Ln
Trumbull, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Richard A LeVin
(203) 259-4700
1305 Post Rd
Fairfield, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Lawrence J Fliegelman
(203) 259-4700
1305 Post Rd
Fairfield, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Edward Michael Lane
(203) 372-0009
4675 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Stephen Dean Breda
(203) 371-5166
4695 Main St
Bridgeport, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Mark S Bianchi
(203) 459-8330
965 White Plains Rd
Trumbull, CT
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Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery within the Head & Neck

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Tom K Coffey
(203) 452-7081
15 Corporate Dr
Trumbull, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Adam Pearl
(203) 452-7081
15 Corporate Dr
Trumbull, CT
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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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