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Anyone used one of these. My chiropractor suggested it to me after my dr gave me #4 and #5 prescriptions for my allergies/asthma today!<br><br>
He said it might help to eliminate some of those issues.<br><br>
Anyone used one and did it help? It sounded kinda messy to use......
 

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Trust me, you and your hemp fest sounds much more fun than that thing! <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif"><br><br>
Wanna trade? <img alt="wink.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/wink.gif">
 

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Then you wont want to.....<img alt="sad.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/sad.gif"><br><br>
This has to be a sight unseen deal! <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif">
 

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ewwww, dont call her that! <img alt="sad.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/sad.gif"><br><br>
Hemp fest is much better! <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif"><br><br>
The question is, will I ever get a "real" response to this question??? <img alt="wink.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/wink.gif">
 

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I've seen the Neti Pot discussed in the CH before. I think a lot of the pregnant ladies use it for upper respiratory problems when they can't take meds. Lots of people raved.<br><br>
Sorry you're still not feeling well, but maybe this would help? Please report back if you try it!
 

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My ENT doc recommended something similar to the neti pot, and IMO it's a bit easier to use. Instead of the neti pot, which relies on gravity, this is a plastic bottle that you squeeze, so there is a bit more pressure. It's made by Neil Med, and I think there are some others on the market as well, and they're available at most drug stores. They do work really well for cleaning out your sinuses. Just remember to ALWAYS use saline solution--plain water will bring tears to your eyes.
 

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Durt, is that Ocean Spray that you are using? It's a saline spray that they sell OTC. If so, I've had it prescribed to me by my ENT in the past. Both times I tried to use it, I got a sinus infection. But that could just be my crazy honker.
 

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I just bought one but I haven't used it yet. My friend Jari at work swears by hers and her daughter uses one also. She said it was amazing how few sinus infections she gets now, and she used to get them ALL the time.<br>
I did some reading on this and they say the metal ones are the best to get. And DEFINITELY use saline, mine came with salt and the proportions to mix it in.<br><br>
I'll let you know when I try it, I might do it when I'm stuck home next week.<br><br>
Here is some info and where I got mine: <a href="http://www.healthandyoga.com/html/product/neti.html" target="_blank">http://www.healthandyoga.com/html/product/neti.html</a>
 

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I have and use the pressure bottle sinus rinse too. My wife turned me on to it. It totally rocks. Here's the details:<br><br>
Positive Pressure bottle system:<br>
This easy-squeeze bottle system allows the user to deliver the solution with sufficient pressure to thoroughly clean the nasal passages. The user has complete control of the pressure and the volume of solution as it enters into the nasal passages, allowing for a gentle, soothing and therapeutic experience. The NeilMed® SINUS RINSE™ system, is the #1 recommended, positive pressure system by ENT and Allergy specialists. There is a consensus among a lot of Ear Nose and throat specialist at leading Medical institutions in the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and U.K. that positive pressure nasal irrigation systems provide the most relief to users suffering from allergies and sinus disease.<br><br><br>
1 Custom Designed Cap<br>
1 Rinse Bottle 8 oz. (240 mL)<br>
1 Tube<br>
50 Regular Premixed Packets of pH Balanced Sodium Chloride & Sodium Bicarbonate Mixture (USP Grade, Natural Ingredients, Isotonic, Preservative Free & Iodine Free)<br>
Educational Brochure<br>
Instructions in English, Spanish or French<br><br><br><a href="http://www.unimedprod.com/products.shtml" target="_blank">http://www.unimedprod.com/products.shtml</a>
 

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I heart my netipot.<br>
I use it EVERY SINGLE morning....even take it on trips.<br><br>
It may take some getting used to, but the results may also be worth it.<br><br>
I have not had one single sinus infection in the ~18 months since I began using the pot.<br><br>
our 18 yr old son uses [his own] neti when he feels a headcold/sinus issue coming on....and he said it shortens the duration & severity of his problems.<br><br><img alt="hello2.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/hello2.gif">
 

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Nay dev...it's what Tim said. The Ocean spray is a little mist of spray. This is more like a tidal wave. You basically pour about 4 ounces of buffered saline fluid in one nostril and out the other. It's wild!
 
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