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2012-10-22 03:20:45

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Neti pots have become very popular as a way to gain sinus relief. Yet recent FDA warnings on health risks associated with improper use, and people's discomfort in using them, leave many looking for an alternative. Many neti pot users have found Snoot! Cleanser to be a highly effective alternative to the neti pot. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121022/CG97019) The FDA recently published a consumer bulletin that...

2012-01-12 11:36:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent national news reports warning of deaths and potential brain infections from the use of neti pots for sinus rinsing may have resulted in some sinus products being incorrectly associated with those risks. "While health officials are warning users of neti pots about the potential dangers of improper usage of these devices, a simple and convenient alternative is readily available with a product like OCEAN Complete®," said Dr....

2011-12-21 13:44:00

TOPANGA, Calif., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the face of at least two recent deaths caused by brain-eating amoeba found in domestic tap water, neti pot users are now looking for safer alternatives. Sinox Spray, a natural, drug-free nasal rinse alternative to neti pots, uses antiseptic salts and sterile water to clear mucus without the risk of infection from tap-water borne microorganisms. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111221/CG26331) The neti pot, a traditional...

2011-09-13 07:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Church & Dwight Co., Inc., the makers of ARM & HAMMER(®), is offering much-needed clarity to consumers who suffer from sinus congestion and allergies by introducing the new ARM & HAMMER((TM)) Simply Saline((TM)) Neti Pot Kit. This new kit helps users tackle their symptoms head on: by flushing them away through the time-honored practice of nasal irrigation which expels mucus and moisturizes irritated nasal...

2009-10-06 06:42:00

HARRISONBURG, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- With fall allergy season underway and Americans concerned about keeping their family safe from H1N1 and other flu viruses, health educator and fitness trainer Isabella "Betti" Jones is urging Americans to take a proactive, natural approach to staying healthy - the important step of daily sinus cleansing. Also known as "Neti cleansing" or "nasal irrigation," sinus cleansing is a safe and natural way to remove viruses, allergens and fungus from the...

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...

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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...