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Are Neti pots dangerous for your health?

Neti pot users had a scare after recent news about two deaths from amebic brain infection in people using a neti pot. But this does NOT mean that nasal irrigation with a neti pot is unsafe.

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Be Careful Using a Neti Pot Everyday

Nasal Irrigation using “neti pots” or rinse bottles are often used to clear the sinuses, soothe cold and allergy symptoms, and decrease sinus infections. But now preliminary research suggests that chronic use might actually INCREASE the risk for sinus infections. … Continue reading

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Two simple treatments appear effective for sinus sufferers

The New York Times reports that NeilMed Pharmaceuticals manufactures’ Sinus Rinse, “an over-the-counter nasal irrigation product that has relieved millions of sinusitis sufferers from throbbing headaches and the nose-clogging effects of seasonal sinus infections.” While “much has been written” about … Continue reading

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