Adult Nasal Wash

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , /

A nasal wash helps cleans mucus from the nose
so medication can be more effective, cleans allergens and irritants from the nose reducing
their impact, cleans bacteria and viruses from the nose decreasing infections and decreases
swelling in the nose, and increases airflow. Today we will discuss the sinus rinse technique. Lean over the sink with your head tilted slightly
to the left. Place the cap of the sinus rinse bottle snugly
against the left nostril. Keep the other nostril open, gently squeeze
the sinus rinse bottle with just enough pressure to allow the fluid to come out of the other
side of the nose or out of the mouth. If ear pain occurs, too much pressure is being
used. Blow your nose lightly. When you repeat the nasal wash with your right
nostril, lean over the sink with your head tilted slightly to the right. Continue to alternate nostrils until the nasal
congestion is relieved. Once you complete the nasal wash toss the
rest of the salt water solution in the bottle. The nasal wash is a simple technique to do. Like any procedure, the key is practice. But if you have any questions be sure to ask
your healthcare provider.

2 thoughts on “Adult Nasal Wash

  1. Adding a sinus or nasal rinse to your daily routine is a top way to help manage your allergy symptoms. It is so easy that even kids can do it!

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