Blocked noses, head colds and flu are usually the orders of the day. Your nose is the first line of defense again these typical ailments so it only makes sense to keep your nose healthy to promote its natural function.
Your nose accumulates mucous, dust, bacteria, viruses, and fungi and therefore is the perfect breeding ground for germs and sickness. Head colds or chronic nasal conditions may be alleviated through nasal cleanliness. Moist nasal mucosa are the body’s own way of keeping allergens and bacteria from infecting the body.
Long term use of a nasal rinse promotes good nasal health, prevents sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, the common cold, and many other nasal problems such as a blocked nose, post nasal drip and the side effects thereof i.e. sore throats and bad breath.
One great way to keep your nose healthy is by using a saline rinse such as the Salex Saline Rinse, a product manufactured by Reitzer Pharmaceuticals.
Getting into the habit of nasal irrigation by making use of a saline rinse on a daily basis has many benefits. It improves the breathing process, reduces disorders related to nasal allergy, it can prevent common colds and sinus health improves.
“Saline nasal rinses are also non-addictive, sea water free and can be used as often as required. Antihistamines should be avoided as they make the nasal mucosa even drier, and incorrect use of antihistamine nasal sprays can cause permanent damage to the nasal mucosa.” says Steven Reitzer of Reitzer Pharmaceuticals.
The Salex Saline Rinse is available from your local pharmacy or Dis-Chem pharmacies nationwide.