/ May 31, 2016/ Allergic Rhinitis, Chronic Rhinosinusitis, Rhinosinusitis, Sinus, Sinus Infections, Sinusitis, Sinusitis & Rhinitis/ 0 comments

The spectre of super-bacteria resistant to antibiotic therapy is once again in the news. Media coverage, (notably in The Economist, a widely read newsweekly) has highlighted that bacteria are increasingly gaining the capacity to be resistant to commonly used antibiotics, and that this will have a serious impact upon human health. What impact does this have on sinusitis sufferers? Possibly

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Honey and Allergies: Sweet Relief or Sticky Disappointment??

/ July 23, 2014/ Allergy, Nasal hygiene, Nasal Irrigation, Sinusitis & Rhinitis/ 4 comments

Honey and Allergies: Sweet Relief or Sticky Disappointment?? Lisa Dargel, MS, MPAS, PA-C Houston Allergy and Asthma Clinic About the author: LISA ADAMS DARGEL, PA-C, is a board certified physician assistant with a special interest in preventative medicine and immunology. She received a bachelor of science degree in biology from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. After graduation, she

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Allergic Rhinitis

/ May 21, 2014/ Allergic Rhinitis, Allergy, Seasonal Allergies/ 23 comments

Allergic Rhinitis Dr. Ashok A. Shah M.D. Board certified Allergist About the author: Dr. Shah started his pediatric residency at Louisiana State University Charity Hospital in New Orleans from 1977 to 1980. From 1980 to 1982, he did his Allergy, Asthma and Clinical immunology fellowship at St. Christopher’s Hospital with Temple University in Philadelphia. He is an active staff member

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Rhinitis Medicamentosa: management with buffered saline irrigation

/ September 11, 2013/ Nasal Congestion, Rhinitis Medicamentosa, Rhinosinusitis, Sinus, Sinus Infections, Sinusitis & Rhinitis/ 8 comments

Rhinitis Medicamentosa: management with buffered saline irrigation Paul Schalch, MD. Board certified Otolaryngologist – Head and Neck Surgeon. Clinical assistant professor at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. About the author: Dr Schalch works at Southern Illinois Healthcare, in Carbondale, Illinois, and has a special interest in rhinology and sleep apnea surgery. Rhinitis medicamentosa (RM) is a condition characterized by

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How to use a NeilMed NasaFlo Neti Pot (For hay fever, sinusitis, and nasal allergies)

/ May 1, 2010/ Allergy/ 29 comments

During allergy season, Neti Pots are talk of the town. These small pots with a handle on one side and spout on the other are usually made from plastic, clay, metal, glass or ceramic. Neti pots are used to perform saline nasal irrigation, a process best recommended for treating symptoms of sinusitis, hay fever, nasal allergies, cold and flu. NeilMed’s

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