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5 Natural Treatments for Sinus Infection

True misery is the pain and swelling caused by sinus inflammation. The bones around the nose, the eyes and the cheeks are lined with membranes that produce mucus, which function to warm and moisten in…

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5 Natural Remedies for Congestion

Whether you're coping with fall allergies or got hit with your first cold-weather ick, congestion can really knock you off your game. A stuffy nose is annoying during the day, but congestion and post-…

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4 Natural Treatments for Spring Allergies

By Margaret Badore for DietsInReview.com Are you looking for a way to ease spring allergies without taking any antihistamines or getting an allergy shot? Not all natural remedies have been shown to…

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Neti Pot Deaths & How to Neti Safely

Two neti pot users in Louisiana died from a brain-eating amoeba in the water. Does this mean you should give up your neti pot? The amoeba, Naegleria fowleri, is sometimes present in freshwater lake…

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Is This Humidifier Worth a Damn, or Are We Just Being Sold Vapors?

As far as winter chores go, repeatedly scrubbing and cleaning the humidifier is one of my least favorite winter sports. I'd much rather shovel snow, de-ice my windshield, or even disposing of frozen v…

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Ayurvedic Self Care Techniques (video)

This video shows you a number of simple Ayurvedic techniques that will make you feel better and look better: tongue scraper, neti pot, body brush, and oil massage. Photo credit: Biji Kurian Fl…

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Confessions of a Neti Pot Convert

Things must be seriously blooming, because pollen counts are high across the U.S. right now. Everyone I know is sniffling, sneezing, and suffering. Even folks who aren't allergy prone seem to be get…

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Clear Your Congestion Naturally

By Shannon Sexton, Yoga+ Do you have a neti pot yet? Droves of Americans are beginning to rely on this small container, which is used to clean out the nasal passages with saline, as a natural r…

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Perfect Candidate for a Neti Pot

Q: I am DROWNING in sinus drainage, almost literally sometimes. I do have a deviated septum, and a small polyp. No doctor has yet thought they are serious enough to cause my extreme symptoms. I als…

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Alternative Treatment for Sinus Infections

Q: I get frequent sinus infections. How can I prevent them? And how bad are antibiotics really? Also, are there any alternatives to antibiotics? A: This is a great question, and one that many peopl…

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