Uncategorized April 10th, 2013
The type of nasal spray you use really helps to make the difference in how you feel each day. More and more people need to use nasal spray because of allergies and congestion that they might deal with due to the season or by just being around an animal with dander. The best way to choose the right nasal spray is to utilize the Internet to read customer top rated reviews. People will sometimes rate and review products they have used and this gives you an idea of how well Read more »
Uncategorized June 10th, 2012
You have to figure out what kind of nasal problem you are having before you can decide how to treat it. Allergies can cause a person to sneeze, have a running nose or become congested and develop a sinus infection. Of course, a cold or the flu can cause the same symptoms and lead to the excessive mucus production and other respiratory complications. The treatment for each, however, would require different medications.
You can get relieve from allergy symptoms by taking antihistamines.I was looking for more Read more »
Uncategorized April 29th, 2011
Most people just enjoy life and never give the idea of breathing through their nose a second thought. But for the people who have a problem with this because of allergies , infection, or nasal deformities, it is a constant problem.
There are things you can do to improve the way you breath and take care of your nasal passages. They are easy and inexpensive.
There are several irrigation systems on the market. You do not need a prescription to buy one. By using this simple process every day, you can keep your nasal Read more »
Uncategorized April 15th, 2011
One area of total body health care that is often ignored includes nasal health. There are numerous advantages of nasal health. Drainage from the nose can irritate the entire body and make things like asthma and rhinitis worse. Protecting and practicing proper nasal health should help improve the health of the entire body.
What a nasal wash can do to improve health is clean mucus from the nose. This should help make medication more effective and breathing easier. It is also important to clean irritants and allergens from the nose. This should make you Read more »
Uncategorized April 3rd, 2011
Nasal health is often wrongly overlooked when trying to maintain one’s health. Many people don’t even think twice about their nose until it’s stuffed up, making it harder to breathe. Don’t make the same mistake; good nasal health is very important.
Most physicians recommend their patients clean their nasal passages daily, with a nose spray or warm steam. A high quality saline nose spray or solution can help rinse the irritants and allergens out of your nose. Also, a hot shower or warm, moist compress over the nose will help loosen any Read more »
You might think that the choice between breathing through your nose or through your mouth is simply one of convenience. However, several doctors have stated the benefits of nasal breathing over breathing through the mouth. Today, wireless internet service makes it easier than ever to find health information no matter where you are, although you should always consult with your own doctor if you have any serious questions. With that in mind, here is some food for thought:
- Air travelling through the environment through the sinuses rather than the throat. The sinuses are well-known to be better at filtering air than the mouth.
- The smaller size of the sinuses helps to create lung pressure when you exhale. This makes it easier for the lungs to extract oxygen.
- Losing carbon-dioxide too quickly will affect the blood’s pH. Read more »
Many people have heard the urban legend that keeping your eyes open while sneezing will literally pop them out of your head. Is there any truth to this rumor?Absolutely notthe legend is just that. The force of a sneeze is nowhere near strong enough to dislodge an eyeball. If it were, the human eyelid wouldn’t be strong enough to keep it in. Furthermore, eye sockets are not even connected to the nasal passages. Eyelids close during a sneeze simply because the ocular and nasal nerves are closely connected. It looks like this rumor will simply have to be put down to someone’s gruesome flight of fancy.
You don’t have to subscribe to humidifier magazines (like Tina Fey’s character “Liz Lemon” on 30 Rock) to recognize their benefits. For those of us who live in areas where the air can become unbearably dry at any time of year, the symptoms are common: dried-out skin, throat pain, itching in the eyes, sinus headaches, and more. The exhaustion that regularly accompanies these feelings can make it hard to search for a solution, but luckily humidifiers can help combat these uncomfortable issues.Buying your first humidifier can be confusing if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Most humidifiers are evaporative or wick models, in which a fan blows in order to evaporate water. The water evaporates more or less quickly based on the humidity of the room, so these models are effective self-regulators, but their wicks can easily become moldy. Read more »
Most of us take our noses for granted. We expect that they’ll be there when we wake up, and as long as we take care of them, they won’t let us down. In Nikolai Gogol’s 1835/36 short story “The Nose,” one man discovers that that’s not the case.Major Kovaliov is the main character who wakes up to discover that his nose has disappeared, leaving only a naked patch of skin in its place. The story follows Kovaliov’s quest to track down his nose, and his surprise at finding out that it has become a respected member of society.”The Nose” can be found in the The Complete Tales of Nikolai Gogol, Vol. 2 (University of Chicago Press, 1983) or at various online sites. The fantastical story has been adapted several timesfirst as an opera in 1930, then as a short film in 1963, a radio play in 1995, and another play by Tom Swift in 2008.
If your loved one’s snoring is keeping you from getting a decent night’s sleep (or if your snoring is adversely affecting someone else), then you know that it’s more than just a nuisance. Studies have found that snoring can lead to psychological and social problems, and is also associated with heart attack and stroke. If you’re ready to get rid of snoring and take back control in your life, read on.All snoring originates from blocked air passages, which can be related to sleeping position, alcohol and drugs, fat in the throat, the sleep apnea sleep disorder, and more. It’s best to take treatment in stages, as more serious treatments should be reserved for last. Start by trying to change your sleeping position and, if applicable, refrain from tobacco use. Losing weight can also help release pressure on the throat. Read more »