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The Truth about Salt Water Nasal Irrigations – Benefits and Risks

Salt water (saline) irrigations of the nose have been proven effective by many scientific studies over the years. If performed properly and regularly, they improve nasal breathing and reduce congestion, inflammation and mucous membrane thickening. Additionally, they can help prevent sinus infections. These saline irrigations have been very beneficial for children as well as adults.  […]

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What is LPR?

LPR (Laryngopharyngeal Reflux) is a form of GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux) characterized by reflux of stomach acid up through the esophagus into the throat. It is associated with a variety of symptoms including: compulsive throat clearing, hoarseness, difficulty swallowing, chronic cough, a feeling that “something is stuck” in the throat (globus) and “post nasal drip”. Many […]

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It’s Hay Fever Season Again

Hay fever is another term for nasal allergies, which affects millions of Americans. Although many suffer with seasonal symptoms during Fall (Ragweed Season) and Spring (Tree pollen Season), many others suffer year round from allergies to indoor irritants such as dust, dust mites, mold and mildew, and pet dander. Some are also allergic to certain […]

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