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Ear Candling Goodyear AZ

Local resource for ear candling in Goodyear, AZ. 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.

Paul B Borgesen
(623) 977-7201
13041 N Del Webb Blvd
Sun City, AZ
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Ravi P Agarwal
(602) 938-3777
5757 W Thunderbird Rd
Glendale, AZ
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Dr.Roland Geretti
(480) 620-9421
5310 West Thunderbird Road #213
Glendale, AZ
Gender
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Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1964
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
General Information
Hospital: Carl T Hayden V A Med Ctr, Phoenix, Az
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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John M Raines
(602) 257-4219
333 E Virginia Ave
Phoenix, AZ
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Otolaryngology

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Peter Armin Weisskopf
(602) 279-5444
222 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ
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Otolaryngology

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Sanford Roy Hoffman
(623) 975-1660
13949 W Meeker Blvd
Sun City West, AZ
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Otolaryngology

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Sudhir P Agarwal
(602) 938-3777
5757 W Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ
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Otolaryngology

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Scott A Schraff
(602) 264-4834
333 E Virginia Ave
Phoenix, AZ
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Otolaryngology

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Charles Phillip Daspit
(602) 279-5444
222 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ
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Otolaryngology

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Dan M Chapel
(602) 257-4219
333 E Virginia Ave
Phoenix, AZ
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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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