Latest Neti pot Stories

2012-03-24 04:45:24

People who suffer from chronic sinus infections know the warning signs when one might be coming on. Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say that is a good time to try preventative measures, such as nasal irrigation, to lessen the symptoms or prevent the infection from worsening. Nasal irrigation is the cleansing of the nasal cavity with sterile salt water to flush out excess mucus or debris from the sinuses and nose, such as with the use of a neti pot. Maintain moisture "People are...

2010-11-25 00:00:46

Although most consumers turn to the same over-the-counter medicines for winter colds, Buster Brands is ensuring that a change is in the works. Launching its "Send Us Your Nasal Spray" campaign, Buster Brands will be giving a free bottle of Sinus Buster or Allergy Buster to consumers that send in their old nasal spray. Morristown, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) November 23, 2010 When fall and winter colds arrive, many consumers turn to the same over-the-counter medicines that they've been using for years,...

2009-11-10 11:18:00

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the study, "Long-term use of nasal saline irrigation: Harmful or helpful?", presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting on November 8th, Diane G. Heatley, M.D., Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, WI, and the developer of the SinuCleanse® nasal wash system, issued the following...

2009-05-04 13:01:00

Neti Pots Show Increase In Searches, Social Media "Chatter," As Consumers Seek Protection Ideas Above and Beyond CDC Recommendations MADISON, Wis., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Add nose washing to the steps that consumers are looking to take -- in addition to frequent hand washing and coughing in a tissue -- in an effort to avoid infection with the flu. According to data from Google Insights For Search, "neti pot" increased as a search term some 15-20% last week, with New York and California in...

2008-12-30 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Echinacea was all the rage 3 years ago, and zinc lozenges were on everyone's tongues last year. Which cold and flu treatments are the "it" products that doctors are recommending now? RealAge.com, a leading health and wellness site, wants consumers to know the latest science behind the cold and flu products that line drugstore shelves. A new sinus center, with an interactive quiz on everything from echinacea to hand washing, offers visitors the real...

2008-07-07 15:00:00

By Heather Warlick Whether it's cleaning your ears with a candle or creating a vacuum to cure a cold, the Internet offers plenty of alternative treatments for whatever ails you. A Web search for "alternative medicine" returns millions of hits, but verifying how well these methods work often is difficult since anyone can post a Web site. The term describes treatments that don't fall into the category of traditional Western medicine. Though many of these alternative treatments are effective...

2008-02-22 09:00:00

DALLAS -- Like an estimated 36 million Americans, Karen Lukin of Dallas suffers from sinus problems each spring. She tried a sinus rinse at the recommendation of a prominent ear, nose and throat doctor, but it made her gag and seemed expensive. Then she embraced a holistic, low-tech alternative derived from ancient Ayurvedic medicine, practiced for centuries in India: the neti pot. Lukin's introduction to this small appliance came by way of a thoroughly modern forum: "The Oprah...

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