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Who Should NOT Wash Their Nose?

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  • Anyone who chooses NOT TO.
  • Those who are unable to stand alone and brush their teeth.
  • Anyone who can’t follow instructions.
  • Those who have had recent trauma or surgery to the head or neck.
  • Anyone with a physician who says, “No nasal washing for you!”

Who Should NOT Wash Their Nose?

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Consider this: who should brush their teeth? People with teeth, right? The simple answer is that just about anyone who has a nose should flush the dirt out of the nose. If you have a particular nasal issue, wash the nasal tissues! You may have nasal symptom benefits from nasal washing if:

  • You have sinus, nose & root issues, asthma, Cystic Fibrosis (CF), bad breath, excessive mucus, pregnancy rhinitis, post-nasal drip (PND), or nasal symptoms of allergies and ear infections.
  • You want to relieve nasal symptoms of irritating or non-allergic rhinitis (chemical or other airborne irritants to the nose).
  • You have decreased the sense of smell or taste.
  • You are a CPAP user, or you have sleep apnea, snoring.
  • You are an athlete of all types - run, football, baseball, soccer, golf, cyclists, etc.
  • You are a farmer, gardener, or spend a lot of time outdoors.
  • You have just traveled.
  • You work in environments with exposure to poor, potentially harmful air quality or pollution - firefighter, construction worker, painter, military personnel.
  • You are a professional singer, speaker, or teacher.
  • Your goal is to reduce the use of drugs, save money and are interested in cleaning your personal air filter.
  • ...and that’s just a partial list.