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Ear Candling New Britain CT

Local resource for ear candling in New Britain, 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.

Robert Andre Gryboski
(860) 225-7761
233 Main St
New Britain, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Alden L Stock
(860) 224-2631
292 W Main St
New Britain, CT
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Otolaryngology

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DeNis LaFreniere
(860) 679-2804
263 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Gerald Leonard
(860) 679-2804
263 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Todd Zachs
(860) 586-2111
901 Farmington Ave
West Hartford, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Donald S Weinberg
(860) 224-2631
292 W Main St
New Britain, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Robert J Carpenter
(860) 679-2804
263 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT
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Jeffery Spiro
(860) 679-2100
263 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT
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Kourosh Parham
(860) 679-2804
263 Farmington Ave
Farmington, CT
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Otolaryngology

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Kevin Krebsbach
(860) 586-2111
901 Farmington Ave
West Hartford, CT
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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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