NeilMed products are vital in preventing many chronic diseases in the children
|Kiran Upadhyay, MD
Board Certified pediatrician and a pediatric nephrologist
Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
About the author: As a board-certified pediatrician and a pediatric nephrologist, Dr. Upadhyay have special interest in children with nasal and sinus problems as they are directly related to many common kidney problems. He work in a pediatric practice affiliated with an academic institution (University of Florida)
As a pediatrician, I encounter a lot of children with nose, sinus and throat infections. Medications are helpful in reducing the symptoms of cold and flu but have side effects, for example, drowsiness (antihistamines), nose bleeds (intranasal steroids), liver and kidney problems (from excessive use of acetaminophen and ibuprofen respectively). NeilMed products do not contain the chemical ingredients found in these commonly used medications and hence are free of side effects and are easy to use.
In a role of pediatric nephrologist, I see abundant number of patients with post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis, IgA nephropathy etc, which are very commonly preceded by nose, sinus and throat infections. Most of these bacterial and viral infections have a propensity to attack kidneys as well secondarily. Hence, I always address the primary prevention by using NeilMed products to my parents and patients. Some of the NeilMed products that my parents and patients have found extremely useful are Sinus Rinse, NasoGel Drop Free Gel Nose Spray, NasaMist All in One Saline Spray, Naspira Aspirator etc. Using these products reduces the rate of streptococcal and other bacterial and viral throat infections and thereby secondarily reduces the rate of inflammation of kidney. Reduced kidney inflammation means low risk of chronic kidney problems. Overall, it also eventually reduces the health care cost burden, preventing the patients from getting chronic diseases of nose, throat and sinus and other organs, including the kidneys.