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Surfers Sinusitis

April 16, 2016

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

Our Culture of Antibiotics

April 17, 2015

chickensThey’re Even In Your Vegetables!

In 2011, I wrote about the ineffectiveness of antibiotics for the treatment of most sinus infections. At...Read More

Spring- Allergy Season Again!

April 18, 2014

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Allergy Remedies for Pollen Season

While the snow may be behind us, spring pollen is now at our doors and can often look like a fine dusting of snow. Sometimes it’s white but often pollen is yellow and can...Read More

Before You Pop That Pill

September 4, 2013

scan0001EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

My grandparents received their medical degrees in the 1920s during a time when Western medicine profoundly changed. The American Medical Association...Read More

Believe it or Not, Mold Can Cause Sinusitis

April 11, 2013

Mold and Your Sinuses

It’s time to talk about airborne allergies again. Instead of focusing on the usual culprits of trees, flowers and grasses, this blog will focus on mold, a form of fungi. While mold grows year round, spring is just the start of its proliferation; especially in a year such as this with a mild winter and wet spring.

What is mold exactly? Like most fungi, it likes moist, warm places. Mildew, which is the stuff along your shower, is the early stages of mold. Mold is an essential...Read More

Iodine in Salt

March 26, 2013

 

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Salt Ponds, Sacred Valley, Peru

Iodine or Not?

Recently we had a customer share with...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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