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Does nasal irrigation with a neti pot ease sinus symptoms?

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Research finds that nasal irrigation with a neti pot or other devices can be an effective way to relieve sinus symptoms when used along with standard sinus treatments. For some people, nasal irrigation may bring relief of sinus symptoms without the use of medications.

From: Nasal Saline Irrigation and Neti Pots WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

CDC.

National Institutes of Health.

Rakel, D. , 2nd ed, Saunders, 2007. Integrative Medicine

Rabago, D. , 2006; vol 4: pp 295-301. Annals of Family Medicine

Rabago, D. , 2002; vol 51: pp 1049-1055. Journal of Family Practice

Jean Kim, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

David Rabago, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Harvey, R. , 2007. The Cochrane Library

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: "Saline Sinus Rinse Recipe."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 24, 2018

SOURCES:

CDC.

National Institutes of Health.

Rakel, D. , 2nd ed, Saunders, 2007. Integrative Medicine

Rabago, D. , 2006; vol 4: pp 295-301. Annals of Family Medicine

Rabago, D. , 2002; vol 51: pp 1049-1055. Journal of Family Practice

Jean Kim, MD, PhD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

David Rabago, MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Harvey, R. , 2007. The Cochrane Library

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: "Saline Sinus Rinse Recipe."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 24, 2018

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