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Ear Candling Yakima WA

Local resource for ear candling in Yakima, WA. 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.

Palmer P Wright
(509) 453-5300
3999 Englewood Ave Ste 201
Yakima, WA
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Robert P Schefter
(509) 575-1000
1005 W Walnut St
Yakima, WA
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Palmer Wright, Do
(509) 453-5300
3999 ENGLEWOOD AVE #201
Yakima, WA
Specialty
Otolaryngology, Surgery - Maxillofacial, Surgery - Plastic and Reconstructive
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Jonathan Chinn MD
(206) 789-1828
1551 NW 54th St
Seattle, WA
Specialties
Otolaryngology

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Kevin C Harris
(360) 336-2178
111 S 13th St
Mount Vernon, WA
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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James I Abbenhaus
(509) 575-7500
307 S 12th Ave
Yakima, WA
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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See Young Chris Yang
(509) 972-2028
311 S 72nd Ave
Yakima, WA
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Eric T Waterman MD
(425) 656-4200
4033 Talbot Rd S
Renton, WA
Specialties
Otolaryngology

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Agnes Kau wah Yue
(206) 782-1090
1801 Nw Market Street
Seattle, WA
Specialty
Otolaryngology

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Nancy Rae Juhlin
(253) 833-6241
310 6th St Ne
Auburn, WA
Specialty
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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