Ear Candling Murfreesboro TN
Cerumen RemovalWe provide basic ear wax removal.Dizziness and Vertigo EvaluationsMany people suffer from dizziness. Fortunately, the most common kind of dizziness can be treated in the office. For other types of dizziness, a full vestibular evaluation may be required.Ear MoldsWe have many types of custom earplugs including custom swim molds, custom noise protection earmolds, custom hands-free cell phone earmolds, custom iPod earplugs, custom musician earplugs, and more. We also have Doc-Pro Plug
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Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery / Reconstructive Surgery
Johnson City, TN
Ear Candling�Good or Bad?
Answers to Your Questions about Hearing Loss Issues
Ear Candling–Good or Bad?
by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.
A man asked:
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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