Category Archives: Nose

Nasal Saline Irrigation

For the cutest video of a little boy and his father doing nasal saline irrigation, watch the video here. If he can do it, so can you.


Tips to Lessen and Prevent Sinuses Year Round

The following is a guest post by Taylor McKnight, Author for Duct Doctor USA What Are Sinuses? Sinuses are cavities, or air-filled spaces, surrounded by a sheet of tissue. They form near the nose and eyes and help warm and moisten inhaled air. The sinuses drain through small openings in the nose to the throat or […]



What is a Fungal Sinusitis?

The paranasal sinuses are air-filled pockets that directly communicate to our nasal passages.  We have 4 pairs of these sinuses.  During normal function air and mucus can freely travel in and out of the sinuses.  However, during a sinus infection the narrow passages can get blocked, therefore trapping mucus and air pressure within the sinuses.  The secretions can then […]


Contract a Summer Cold? Effective Strategies for Soothing Your Symptoms

The following is a guest blogpost from Sachs Marketing Group.  The opinions expressed within are strictly those of the guest blogger.  There is no financial relationship between Sachs Marketing Group or any of its affiliates and Dr. Namdar. Few things are worse than sitting inside the house sniffling on a beautiful summer day. Although it […]


What are the medications for allergic rhinitis?

Allergic rhinitis refers to the nasal manifestation of our allergies. For some people, their allergies are seasonal, and for some their allergies are year around. There are several modalities that go into diagnosis and management of allergy disease. Some of these have to do with avoidance of allergens. Additionally, allergy shots, nasal irrigation, and even […]


Moisturize!

As we head into the winter months, the change in temperature and humidity has a significant effect on our overall well-being. Specifically, in the areas of ear, nose, and throat, there are some major consequences that one should be aware of. Colder weather cannot only have effects such as frostbites and chapped lips, as we […]


What is a Concha Bullosa?

There are many reasons people suffer from nasal obstruction.  Some are due to membrane issues, such as allergies or any other process that makes the lining of the nose more swollen.  Other reasons are more anatomical in nature.  Perhaps the most common cause in this category is a deviated septum.  The inferior turbinates are the […]


Why does my nose run all the time if my doctor said I have no allergies?

Our nasal passages may quite a bit of mucus on a daily basis, which typically helps moisturize the nose, facilitate with sinus drainage, as well as air-condition the air as we breathe it.  Typically, this mucus is slowly delivered to the back at nose, and we end up swallowing it without really paying much attention […]



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Nasal Saline Irrigation

For the cutest video of a little boy and his father doing nasal saline irrigation, watch the video ...... »

Tips to Lessen and Prevent Sinuses Year Round

The following is a guest post by Taylor McKnight, Author for Duct Doctor USA What Are Sinuses? Sinuses are ...... »

My interview with Mt. Sinai health blog about dry winter noses and nose bleeding

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