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Stuffed Up? Solutions for Sinus Infections

Stuffed Up? Solutions for Sinus Infections The title of a 2008 article in the Wall Street Journal—“Waiting it Out: Antibiotics Are Unlikely to Help Sinusitis”—notes what many of us have known for years: Antibiotics do little or no good in treating many sinus infections. Increasingly, doctors are turning to alternative, arguably more effective treatments. Many [...]
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Wildfires And Nose Washing

Wildfires And Nose Washing People living and working in wildfire areas are subjected to a high volume of airborne pollutants and can be subject to lethal health hazards. Short term exposure can result in irritation to the eyes, nose and throat, chest tightness, cough, and asthma flare ups. Wildland firefighters are exposed to a multitude [...]
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What’s New About Nasal Washing

What’s New About The Ancient Practice Of Nasal Washing? Why do we brush our teeth? Because we know that if we brush daily, we prevent cavities and we feel better. We also know that all sorts of filters - for the car, the clothes dryer, or the home air system - all work better if [...]
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Sleep And Your Nose

Sleep And Your Nose Why do we brush our teeth? Because we know that if we brush daily, we prevent cavities and we feel better. We also know that all sorts of filters - for the car, the clothes dryer, or the home air system - all work better if kept clean. Why not the [...]
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Seasonal Sniffles

Seasonal Sniffles by Emily A. Kane, ND, LAc Natural allergy fighters can clear your head without the side effects. Q: Every year around this time, I start sniffling and sneezing. I’ve tried over-the-counter allergy medicines, but they always leave me feeling groggy—and with my busy schedule, I need my energy! What can you suggest? —Carol M., [...]
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Online Resources

  ON-LINE RESOURCES There are volumes of information on the web about the benefits of nasal washing. We have gathered a few links here for your convenience: National Pollen & Allegy Levels Children's Cold Symptoms Helped By Saline Nasal Wash Annals of Family Medicine Qualitative Aspects of Nasal Irrigation Use by Patients With Chronic Sinus Disease [...]
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Nervous Neti? Not If It’s Nice!

Nervous Neti? Not If It’s Nice! by Dr. Hana Solomon, M.D., as published in January 2013 issue of Alternative Medicine Magazine   For years we have been reading about and recommending nasal washes for the maintenance of good health. And by now, most health-care providers understand the obvious benefits of this practice. We know that it [...]
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Natural Solutions For Your Allergies

Natural Solutions For Your Allergies   (Article to be published in October 2012 issue of Natural Solutions Magazine)   Do you have tissues in every room of your house? Do you hesitate to go outside on some days, knowing that your allergies are going to make you suffer? I do. And I’ve often thought that Mother [...]
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Medicine in the Mix

Medicine in the Mix Understanding the role of complementary and alternative medicine By Dr. Hana R. Solomon, MD, as published in May 2013 issue of Alternative Medicine Magazine. Worldwide only 10 to 30 percent of health care is provided by what most of us in the US would recognize as a doctor or nurse—someone trained [...]
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MAXIMIZE AIRFLOW, IMPROVE YOUR GAME!

MORE AIR FOR ATHLETES: MAXIMIZE AIRFLOW, IMPROVE YOUR GAME The Olympic motto consists of three Latin words: Citius, Altius, and Fortius. When translated to English, these words respectively mean faster, higher, and stronger. Although some argue that humans are reaching the limits of athletic ability, it’s no stretch to say that today’s athletes are continuing [...]
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