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Attention All Mouth Breathers - 5 Important Reasons Why You Must Breathe Through Your Nose by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 01 Dec 2009 10:03pm If you’re a chronic mouth breather because of a stuffy nose, you’re not alone. As the weather chills and allergies and colds abound, and nasal congestion becomes a common trend, mouth breathing inevitably follows-especially when you’re sleeping. I’m sure you’ve seen many passengers asleep on the subways and trains, head and pitched back, mouth w ... Read on »
Sinus problems? by OlwenAnderson Health Maven Posted Mon 01 Aug 2011 12:10am If you’ve ever had to deal with inflamed sinuses, you’ll know just how uncomfortable they can feel. And they can be notoriously resistant to clearing – mostly because of their location. Here’s what your sinuses do for you, and how chronic sinus problems are addressed with natural therapies. Your sinuses are actually a series of bony ‘caves’ ... Read on »
Chronic Stuffy Nose: Fungus May Be the Culprit by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:03pm Chronic sinus infections associated with nasal polyps are incurable because doctors didn't have the foggiest idea what causes them. Nasal polyps are small finger-like, fluid-filled blisters, often associated with asthma and serious reactions to aspirin. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic found fungi in 96 percent of people with chronic sinusitis. ... Read on »
The art of nose blowing! by Casdok Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 6:15pm Nose blowing. Jen mentioned nose blowing and I have see this around a few blog as for many autistic children this is a tricky art to learn. If you don’t have an autistic child you may want to skip the next paragraph and see if you have the correct nasal etiquette below. C at the tender age of 19 has not mastered it. Over the yea ... Read on »
An Insider’s Guide to Septoplasty by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 25 Mar 2010 6:14pm The septoplasty operation is one of the most misunderstood surgical procedures that lay people, and even many physicians have. Some people even equate septoplasty with having a nose job, which is not true. Although, some people use having a crooked septum as  an excuse to undergo a rhinoplasty, septoplasty, done correctly, can he ... Read on »
Catching Up with Your Runny Nose by Health&Fitness GuideforDummies Posted Fri 24 Apr 2009 7:22am Although often called hay fever, allergic rhinitis itself doesn't cause a fever. If you do run a temperature while experiencing symptoms that resemble hay fever, you may actually be suffering from a viral or bacterial infection, such as sinusitis, influenza (flu), or pneumonia. In order to effectively and appropriately manage hay f ... Read on »
Essential Tip of the Week: Sinus Infection/Post Nasal Drip by Jennifer Nordin Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 12:26am 1 Comment I wish I would have known about using essential oils for sinus congestion when I was growing up. I had chronic post nasal drip that was so very irritating! Eventually I learned that stress was a huge contributor to this problem. Now I understand that it was my body's attempt to "swallow the tears" when I was in an emotional or stressful situ ... Read on »
Probiotic bacteria, mucous membranes, and the immune system by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 22 Jun 2010 12:00am HHMI.org - The mucosal immune system, which stands like a military battalion protecting the nasal passages, intestinal lining, and other vulnerable surfaces of the human body, is often the first to tangle with microbial invaders. It’s also of c ... Read on »
What You Can Do About Your Stuffy Nose by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 25 Mar 2010 6:13pm Although many people assume that big nosed people naturally breathe better, there's nothing further from the truth.  The shape and size of your nose is mostly cosmetic. How well you breathe actually depends on what your internal breathing passageways look like. And for many sleep apnea sufferers, a stuffy nose can make or break their treatmen ... Read on »