Sinusitis Complications in High Risk Children

Children at high risk for complications from sinusitis include those with immune-compromise (obvious), but also less-obvious diagnoses, including: diabetes, cystic fibrosis, sickle cell disease, and ciliary dyskinesia (immotile cilia syndrome). [Review]

Honey Research Update

If you struggle with chronic rhinitis, sinusitis, or chronic rhino-sinusitis (CRS), you may benefit from some of the latest research on honey as a powerful antimicrobial. Here is an update on the research being reported on honey over the past year or so.

Pediatric Recommendations: Some Valuable Resources

It’s rare that I endorse products or websites. Here are two pediatric resources – valuable resources that will help you care for your children. These two sites have provided valuable information and products for our own family, and you will love them as I do. “You totally have to check them out.”

Sinusitis? Stuffy Nose? Wash it Out!

Nasal saline rinses are a simple home remedy that can cure your sinusitis. Studies have shown that another round of antibiotics will not succeed, and may even make things worse. Watch this VIDEO of a little boy rinsing his sinuses for success.

So WHY Do You Have Rhinitis of Pregnancy?

A look at the physiological causes of stuffy nose during pregnancy: Rhinitis of Pregnancy. And what to do about it.

Guided Imagery and Sinusitis?

Dr. Grossan’s book, Free Yourself From Sinus and Allergy Problems Permanently, includes a rare description of Guided Imagery to help manage sinusitis. Worth a read …

Rhinitis of Pregnancy 3.0

Most Popular Topic: Rhinitis of Pregnancy (Stuffy Nose due to pregnancy) That beautiful flower in the photo that accompanies this post is the Manuka flower. Source of Manuka honey from the honey bees of New Zealand. Read on to find out what that has to do with Rhinitis of Pregnancy. During the short life of […]

Some Tips For My Regular Readers (and patients)

Many of my regular readers (big HUG) are also families that I see in my clinic. First, thank you for entrusting the care of your children to me. I see this as a great privilege, and a huge responsibility. And as a parent, I know how difficult it can be to put the health of […]

Rhinitis of Pregnancy: Allergic Rhinitis, or Something Else?

There is a huge amount of medical literature devoted to treating Allergic Rhinitis during pregnancy. The only problem is – most rhinitis experienced during pregnancy is NOT the result of Allergies!!

You CAN Control Your Child’s Allergies

Allergic rhinitis – usually simply called “allergies” – is a chronic illness resulting in stuffy, runny nose, nasal congestion. Itchy, burning eyes and general low energy are often associated. Take a look at those couple of pollen grains and it’s easy to see why your eyes might itch. Ouch! You know all that, or you wouldn’t […]

When Your Allergic Rhinitis Is NOT Allergic

Non-Allergic Rhinitis Most of the readers of this blog site are familiar with the symptoms of rhinitis: Stuffy nose – nasal congestion Runny nose – “rhinorrhea” Phlegm in the throat – “post-nasal drip” Most of us make the assumption that these are signs of allergies – allergic rhinitis – that these symptoms result from an […]

A Story About a Sugar: The X-Factor

There are few proven ways to reduce ear infections in children. What we hear about – what our pediatricians prescribe – are antibiotics, and surgical procedures. What we don’t hear about are cheap natural products that WORK. Here is the story of one such product: Xylitol. Xylitol is proven to reduce ear infections in prospective clinical trials. Read more to learn how.