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Ear Candling Virginia Beach VA

Local resource for ear candling in Virginia Beach, VA. 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.

William Swain Teachey
(757) 464-9165
1020 Independence Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA
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Otolaryngology

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Mohamad Afify
(757) 466-7707
880 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk, VA
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Otolaryngology

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Jason Hahn
(757) 547-9714
200 Medical Pkwy
Chesapeake, VA
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Richard Debo
(757) 547-9714
200 Medical Pkwy Ste 303
Chesapeake, VA
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Otolaryngology

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Charles H Dennis
(757) 547-9714
200 Medical Pkwy
Chesapeake, VA
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Otolaryngology

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Dr.William Teachey
(757) 464-9165
1020 Independence Blvd # 313
Virginia Beach, VA
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1968
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
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Hospital: Virginia Beach General Hosp, Virginia Bch, Va
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Kimberly Pasquale
(757) 547-9714
200 Medical Pkwy
Chesapeake, VA
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Otolaryngology

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Jeffrey Powell
(757) 547-9714
200 Medical Pkwy
Chesapeake, VA
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Otolaryngology

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Alan Keyes
(757) 547-9714
200 Medical Pkwy
Chesapeake, VA
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Otolaryngology

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Sean Christopher Skelton
(757) 953-2783
620 John Paul Jones Cir
Portsmouth, VA
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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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