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Take The Neti Pot Challenge!

April 20, 2016

neti salt & spoonRelieve Spring Allergies Early in the Season

For those of you who put away your neti pots, bring them out! It may be the end...Read More

Surfers Sinusitis

April 16, 2016

Pregnancy Rhinitis

March 25, 2016

jolene bellyPregnancy & Sinus Congestion

Often pregnant women think they have a cold or allergies when actually they are experiencing something called pregnancy rhinitis. It usually occurs after the...Read More

Sinus Problems? Check Your Teeth

January 26, 2016

teethThe Relationship Between Your Sinuses and Teeth

If you have been having sinus problems for a while, don’t overlook your mouth. I was reminded again of the close relationship between the upper teeth and the maxillary...Read More

Bad Breath? How Your Sinuses May Contribute

August 12, 2015

goatBrush your Teeth & Flush your Sinuses

Have you ever been told you have bad breath? It’s not only embarrassing, but frustrating if you can’t discover the...Read More

Alcohol and Your Sinuses

February 5, 2015

sparklingIntolerance and Allergies

Does your face flush or your nose become congested after drinking a glass of wine or beer? If so, these could be signs...Read More

Can Nasal Sprays Make You Prone To Sinus Infections?

February 26, 2013

 

sinus infectionQuick Fixes: Too Good to be True.

While traveling in South America, I landed in Lima, Peru where I picked up the worst sinus infection I’ve had in a decade. Initially, it...Read More

Probiotics for the Nose!?

February 19, 2013

Sinus Health and Probiotics

Probiotics are a common topic of discussion as of late, mostly related to intestinal health.  Now there is research suggesting the use of probiotics can alleviate sinus infections.  According to Susan Lynch, Associate Professor of Medicine at UCSF, chronic sinus sufferers have less biodiversity in their noses than healthy individuals. The nasal cavities, like our intestines, need a variety of bacteria to maintain a healthy environment. If these bacteria are compromised...Read More

Neti Pot Water

January 1, 2013

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The Nasal Cycle

May 4, 2012

Breathing Right or Left?

Unless you’re congested, you probably don’t spend much time thinking about the volume of air you breathe into each nostril. Surprisingly, each nostril delivers a different amount of air to your lungs through a mysterious phenomenon called the nasal cycle.

What is the nasal cycle? If you close your mouth and inhale slowly through your nostrils, you’ll notice one nostril seems a bit more congested than the other. That’s the nasal...Read More


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