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  • Frequently asked questions – Ear Candling

    • What is ear candling?

      Ear candling is a very popular alternative medicine treatment, the purpose of which is to remove impurities from the ear, as well as to cure some diseases. Ear candling was already known in ancient Egypt, China, India, Tibet, as well as in Aztec and Mayan cultures. Currently, this method of ear cleaning is used by American Indians - Hopi and Cherokce - and Indians from Mexico.

    • What is ear congestion?

      The same as in the case of ear candling, but the procedure is performed with larger candles, thanks to which the "chimney effect" - pulling out impurities and earwax is greater.

    • How long does the candling and conch treatment take?

      Candling or conch treatments last for about 8-12 minutes per ear, so about 24 minutes for both ears in total. Therefore, you need to spend about 30 minutes on the whole procedure, including patient preparation time.

    • Does candling hurt?

      No. It is a very safe and pleasant service. The patient must lie about 12 minutes on one side after which the change and another 12 minutes on the other ear.

    • How many candling treatments do you need to perform?

      As a rule, one treatment is enough, but in the event of severe ear contamination, it may be necessary to repeat the shine after a few days break.

    • Can children undergo candling?

      Yes. For children, smaller, specially adapted conchs are used.

    • Can ear candling be done at home?

      Ear candling, yes. Caring requires more skill, so we recommend relying on the therapist and his experience.

    • What ailments can ear candling help?

      Candling or conching the ears can help in the event of an accumulation of excess earwax in the ears, in various diseases of the ears, throat, nose and sinuses. It is especially recommended for colds, tinnitus of various origins, hearing problems, headaches, dizziness, migraines and chronic fatigue syndrome.

    • How to prepare for ear candling?

      Especially you do not need to prepare. The person on the day of surgery should be healthy.

    • What are the contraindications for ear candling or congestion?

      Patients struggling with frequent ear infections and inflammation of the head should refrain from surgery. Also contraindicated is the broken eardrum (the doctor will check it before the procedure) and oozing secretions from the ear. Candling cannot be performed on people with hearing aids or implants.

    • Do you need to protect your ears after candling?

      Yes. We recommend protecting your ears with a special plug of cotton for about 30 minutes after the procedure. This is to avoid predicting ears after candling.

    • Is it possible to do ear candling on your own?

      There are special candles that allow such treatments. In our office we use hand-made candles, not mass production candles. The help of another person is required in these procedures.

    • Is it possible to ignite something during the procedure?

      Yes. At the end of the candle or conch we have live fire. That is why it is important to get help from another person.

    • Is it possible for candle components to fall into the ear during the candling procedure?

      No. Currently, candles and conchs used in our office have special protections in the form of a micro filter, which means that there is no possibility of ear contamination during the procedure.

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