“When I pushed on it, stuff would come out the holes”

“It was real hard for me to open my mouth; it was hard for me to chew and stuff like that. It was just unbearable; I couldn’t sleep on it or anything.”

Yea, it’s hard to overeat when you can’t open your mouth!

Here’s the bottom line from the Mayo Clinic.

  • Loosely based on the principles of acupuncture
  • A largely unregulated practice
  • Infection is a potential risk

And, the number one thing to know about ear stapling.

  • No evidence that it works

11/28/06 21:23 JR

Hi, I’m JR

John Russo, Jr., PharmD, is president of The MedCom Resource, Inc. Previously, he was senior vice president of medical communications at www.Vicus.com, a complementary and alternative medicine website.