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What types of saline sprays can you buy for nasal allergies?

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Most over-the-counter saline nasal sprays are isotonic, which means the solution is the same saline concentration as in your body. Hypertonic versions have a higher concentration of salt than what’s in your body. Both types can help clear mucus.

SOURCES: CDC. AAAAI (American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology): "New research finds that treatment from an allergist significantly improves asthma care."  FamilyDoctor.org: "Sinusitis."  Keojampa, BK, , 2004. MedicineNet: "Chronic Rhinitis." Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on June 18, 2018

SOURCES: CDC. AAAAI (American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology): "New research finds that treatment from an allergist significantly improves asthma care."  FamilyDoctor.org: "Sinusitis."  Keojampa, BK, , 2004. MedicineNet: "Chronic Rhinitis." Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on June 18, 2018

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