By: Terry Graedon September 9, 2019 3 Comments
    Will You Breathe Better by Cutting Out Dairy?

    Allergy sufferers know frustration. The difficulties of just trying breathe through the nose during hay fever season are significant. That's without counting other allergy symptoms such as trying to n…

    By: Terry Graedon June 3, 2019 26 Comments
    Why Sterile Water Is Best to Flush Sinuses

    Have you ever heard of a neti pot? This tool from the Ayurvedic medical tradition looks a lot like Aladdin's lamp. But you don't rub it to make a genie appear. Instead, you fill it with tepid saline s…

    By: Terry Graedon May 6, 2019 18 Comments
    Will Saline Irrigation Ease Sinus Congestion?

    Sinus congestion can make you miserable. You may have trouble breathing well and you might suffer from headaches. Medications don't always help much. One reader found a simple way to ease sinus conges…

    By: Terry Graedon April 28, 2019 4 Comments
    Do Nasal Vents Help Nighttime Congestion?

    During allergy season, many people are troubled with nighttime congestion. A stuffy nose can make it hard to breathe, and that in turn disrupts sleep. If a person chooses a decongestant nasal spray to…

    By: Joe Graedon November 16, 2015 22 Comments
    Skeptical Aussie Embraces Vicks VapoRub on the S…

    As cold and flu season arrives, people all around us have begun coughing as well as sniffling. Having a cough that keeps you awake at night is terrible, especially when you are already feeling lousy. …