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Suggestions for Nightly 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. Here are some suggestions for nighttime nasal congestion. The Problem […]

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Is There an Advantage to Battery Powered Sinus Rinse?

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 […]

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The History of Nasal Rinsing and Recent Improvements

Posted on April 5, 2021

By Stephen Chandler, MD |25 March 2021| Nasal Irrigation Early 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 […]

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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, […]

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Take Complete Rinse Sinus 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 […]

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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. […]

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Sinus Bacteria and the Effects of Nasal Rinsing

Sinus 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 […]

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Knowing Your Options with Sleep Apnea

Knowing Your Options with Sleep Apnea

Posted on November 21, 2020

By Stephen Chandler, MD |21 NOV 2020| We spend almost half of our lives sleeping, so when something like sleep apnea threatens our precious rest we have to respond quickly. But sleep apnea is peculiar. It’s a potentially serious sleeping disorder that can fly under the radar for years with minor symptoms. It’s hard to diagnose […]

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Complete Rinse as a Treatment for Allergic Rhinitis

Complete Rinse as a Treatment for Allergic Rhinitis

Posted on November 17, 2020

By Stephen Chandler, MD |21 NOV 2020| What is Rhinitis? Allergic rhinitis is inflammation (swelling and/or irritation) of the nasal and sinus lining caused by allergic reactivity. It is common in both children and adults. Allergic rhinitis can be intermittent (fewer than four days per week, or four weeks per year) or persistent (more than […]

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The Potential Benefits of Nasal Rinse to COVID-19 Patients

The Potential Benefits of Nasal Rinse to COVID-19 Patients

Posted on November 17, 2020

By Stephen Chandler, MD |15 NOV 2020| In a year of uncertainty and new medical challenges we fall at the mercy of our wonderful doctors and medical practitioners. One of the most searched topics of 2020 is COVID-19 and while many things are left to be discovered, Dr. Stephen W. Chandler, an ear nose and […]

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