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Ear Candling Waterville ME

Local resource for ear candling in Waterville, ME. 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.

Erwin Bartholomeus Seywerd
(207) 622-1445
79 Arsenal St
Augusta, ME
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Seywerd, Erwin B, Md - Kennebec Otolaryngology
(207) 622-1445
79 Arsenal St
Augusta, ME

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Maine General Medical Center
(207) 430-3697
30 Chase Ave F. T. Hill Center
Waterville, ME
Services
* Emergency and critical care * A full range of inpatient and outpatient surgery * Diagnostic services * Substance abuse and mental health services * Cancer care * Maternity services and newborn and child health programs
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Maine General Medical Center
(207) 430-3696
Audiology Dept. 6 E Chestnut St
Augusta, ME
Services
CounsellingOnce you have told us your problems and your personal expectations with regard to your hearing, we provide you with detailed advice on the most appropriate products and facilities to meet your requirements:•Which ear has a problem hearing?•Which style of hearing aid is most suitable for you: analog, digitally programmable or fully digital?•Do you want to regulate the volume of the hearing aid yourself, or would you prefer a hearing aid that adjusts automatically to any
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Brett S Rankin
(207) 351-3525
518 Us Route 1
Kittery, ME
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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William Diehl
(207) 622-1445
79 Arsenal St
Augusta, ME
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Audiology and Hearing Aid Svcs
(207) 430-3698
325 D Kennedy Memorial Drive
Waterville, ME
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SundayClosed
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Hearing Healthcare Assoc. Inc.
(207) 430-3673
89 Hospital St Ste 3
Augusta, ME
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Dr.Demetri Antoniou
(207) 774-1775
15 Sewall St # 3
Portland, ME
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Ear, Nose and Throat
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Erwin Bartholomeus Seywerd
(207) 622-1445
79 Arsenal St
Augusta, ME
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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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