Irrigating the Sinuses


Using a mild nasal saline spray to regularly cleanse and moisturize the sinuses is probably the best thing you can do for your health. Saline sprays are OTC remedies that are made by many different companies. You should experiment with the different formulations and see which one agrees with you best. Saline spray works well when patients have an acute infection.

A nebulizer will work the same way, but I usually recommend buying a nebulizer only for the administration of prescription topical preparations because a spray bottle is much cheaper and that is all you
really need to place mist in your nose. However, a nebulizer gives great relief: It feels like going into a mini steam room and is very soothing.

Sinus Tips:
In the past, physicians recommended that their patients with chronic sinusitis and/or allergies move to another part of the country, where the climate was different, thinking that
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This initial hit of inflammation would probably lead you to believe that you had come down with a simple cold.