Brain-Eating Amoeba? The Facts

Before you swear off nasal irrigation -- the practice of douching the nasal passage to remove blockages and mucus from the nose -- let's take a look at all the information we have about this "brain-eating amoeba" everyone's been reporting about. ...more
I first heard about the neti pot from my yoga instructor. I laughed and laughed and laughed. It ...more

The NYT embraces the Neti

According to Wikipedia, nasal irrigation (motto: just as mucusy as it sounds!) has been around for centuries. So you're going to have to forgive me if I giggle just a little bit every time some mainstream media does a write-up that suggests it's the new black, as The New York Times did a couple of days ago: THE BOTTOM LINE Studies suggest that nasal irrigation can reduce sinus and allergy symptoms. ...more

I suffer very badly with cold symptons and especially the more