Is It a Cold, Flu, Allergies or Something Else?

/ January 20, 2017/ Allergy, Cold & Flu, Common Cold, Cough, Nasal Congestion, Nasal Irrigation, Sinus, Sinusitis & Rhinitis/ 0 comments

Is It a Cold, Flu, Allergies or Something Else?  Murray Grossan, MD.  About the author: Dr. Grossan is an otolaryngologist and head and neck surgeon with the Tower Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los  Angeles and the founder of the Web based Grossan Sinus & Health Institute ( He is author of Free Yourself from

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/ 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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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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Chili Peppers and Nasal Congestion

/ November 8, 2011/ Allergy, Default, General, Sinus/ 5 comments

Chili Peppers to Clear Your Sinuses November is in full swing and so is the cough/cold season. Don’t let congestion bog you down. The next time you’re feeling a bit stuffed up and want some immediate relief, try reaching for some chili peppers! If you love spicy food, this is the perfect cure for you. Have you ever eaten spicy

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Pregnancy Rhinitis

/ August 8, 2011/ General, Nasal Irrigation, Pregnancy rhinitis/ 1 comments

During pregnancy, the body is going through many changes as it supports the growing fetus. At this time, it is much more important to be aware of the substances entering the body than during other life stages. Dealing with infections and other ailments during pregnancy is difficult because of the effect that medications could have on the fetus. Therefore, natural

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