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Ear Candling Decatur AL

Local resource for ear candling in Decatur, AL. 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.

Steven M Fletcher
(256) 351-6038
1238 13th Ave Se
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Benjamin Wayne Light
(256) 355-6200
1218 13th Ave Se
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Dr.Steven Fletcher
(256) 351-6038
1238 13th Avenue Southeast
Decatur, AL
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
General Information
Hospital: Parkway
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Maureen A Muecke, MD
(205) 824-3223
2010 Patton Chapel Rd
Birmingham, AL
Business
Meucke Facial Surgery
Specialties
Otolaryngology

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Olan Evans
(334) 834-7221
1722 Pine St
Montgomery, AL
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Sage Kinney Copeland
(256) 355-6200
1218 13th Ave Se
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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George Hansel Godwin
(256) 355-6200
1218 13th Ave Se
Decatur, AL
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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North Alabama Audiology, Inc
(256) 274-4306
920 6th Ave SE
Decatur, AL
Services
* Hearing Loss Identification, assessment and treatment of hearing impairment. * Hearing Aids Fitting and orientation of hearing aids. * Assistive Living Devices (ALDs) Introduction of assistive devices such as telephone amplifiers, TV Ears, and alerting devices for the home. * Ear Molds Custom ear plugs for swimming and noise protection. * Hearing Aid Repairs Factory repairs on most makes and models of hearing devices.
Hours
SundayClosed
Payment
Credit Cards,Cash,Check,Insurance

Audie Lee Woolley
(205) 824-4949
1940 Elmer J. Bissell Road
Brimingham, AL
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Neil Stronach
(334) 834-7221
1722 Pine St
Montgomery, AL
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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