The Management of Sinusitis Through Radiologic Imaging

The Management of Sinusitis Through Radiologic Imaging

Posted on June 1, 2021

By Stephen Chandler, MD |26 May 2021| Sinusitis is the fifth most common diagnosis requiring antibiotics, and one of the most common conditions brought to primary care physicians. Viral sinusitis is typically not a serious condition and can be treated through the use of nasal rinsing devices or medication — usually over the counter. However, […]

READ MORE

What Are Sinuses Exactly?

What Are Sinuses Exactly?

Posted on May 17, 2021

By Stephen Chandler, MD |11 May 2021| Up to this point you may have been reading along to my blog saying “yes, of course, the sinuses!”, but do you really know what they are? In this blog entry we will cover what sinuses are, what they do, and potential areas of concern.  The etymology or […]

READ MORE

What Is A Neti Pot & What Makes Complete Rinse Different?

What Is A Neti Pot & What Makes Complete Rinse Different?

Posted on May 9, 2021

By Stephen Chandler, MD |09 May 2021| If you suffer from chronic sinus congestion, you know how miserable it can be. It’s difficult to breathe, it’s difficult to talk, and if there’s a constant post-nasal drip, it can even cause a chronic cough. To mitigate this, many people use a neti pot. A neti pot is a […]

READ MORE

A Suggestion for Nighttime Nasal Congestion.

A Suggestion for Nighttime Nasal Congestion.

Posted on May 8, 2021

By Stephen Chandler, MD |26 April 2021| Here’s the situation: You just laid down for bed, you’ve been battling the sniffles all day and you need some rest, but what’s this? The congestion is getting worse? You my friend, are in for a long night. The Problem Has this ever happened to you? It’s not […]

READ MORE

Is There an Advantage to Battery Powered Rinsing Systems?

Is There an Advantage to Battery Powered Rinsing Systems?

Posted on April 7, 2021

By Stephen Chandler, MD |06 April 2021| If you read my last blog then you know that the practice of nasal rinsing (jala neti) is an ancient one. Almost 5,000 years old, neti was a process of self purification for meditation as well as a daily regimen for hygiene. Today our use of nasal rinsing […]

READ MORE

The History of Nasal Rinsing and Recent Improvements

The History of Nasal Rinsing and Recent Improvements

Posted on April 5, 2021

By Stephen Chandler, MD |25 March 2021| The History The practice of nasal cleansing, or neti in sanskrit, is an essential part of Hatha Yoga and Hindu history. The origins can be traced back almost 5,000 years to the Hindu practices of shatkarma (body cleansing) and soucha (personal hygiene). There were multiple types of cleansing […]

READ MORE

What Makes Nasal Rinsing Uncomfortable And How to Prevent It

What Makes Nasal Rinsing Uncomfortable And How to Prevent It

Posted on March 9, 2021

By Stephen Chandler, MD |08 March 2021| The regular practice of nasal irrigation is a great way to control allergy symptoms and decrease the healing time for sinus surgery. Headaches, sneezing, and swollen passageways can all be improved with nasal rinsing; not to mention the potential for reducing the load of sinonasal pathogens. But unfortunately, […]

READ MORE

Take Complete Rinse Anywhere

Take Complete Rinse Anywhere

Posted on March 3, 2021

By Stephen Chandler, MD |26 FEB 2021| Nasal Rinsing is a holistic treatment that has proven to have a synergistic effect with medication in the management of sinonasal allergies. Not only that, but Complete Rinse is the most portable sinus rinse system on the market–I’m going to demonstrate three important areas in which rinsing on […]

READ MORE

Is Nasal Irrigation Safe?

Is Nasal Irrigation Safe?

Posted on February 7, 2021

By Stephen Chandler, MD |5 FEB 2021| Do you suffer from a stuffy nose during allergy season? Maybe you have frequent sinus infections or chronic nasal  irritation? Perhaps you’ve had sinus surgery, but your recovery could use a little push? Or maybe you just love the feeling of clean nasal passages and free, easy breathing. […]

READ MORE

Good Bacteria and the Effects of Nasal Rinsing

Good Bacteria and the Effects of Nasal Rinsing

Posted on January 30, 2021

By Stephen Chandler, MD |27 JAN 2020| I’m sure you’ve seen the endless articles and advice on gut bacteria, but did you know that those same things are true of the nose as well? That’s right, the nose has it’s own microbiome where good bacteria can help with allergies, infections, and sinusitis,  but what about […]

READ MORE