The 8 Basic Principles to Control Your Child’s Sinusitis

Quality of Life Recurrent and chronic sinusitis have a greater negative impact on quality of life than other chronic diseases (like rheumatoid arthritis, heart disease, diabetes).  Granted, those disorders are no picnic either, but - according to … [Continue reading]

Thanks ShoutOut

In this case, the BIG item is writing a book on taking care of your personal filter, your nose. Sure, there are MANY (too many?) books on sinusitis, some of the best of them I even endorse.  I have them listed on my Amazon Store site (right column … [Continue reading]

Sinus Rinses: if once/day is good, is 4x/day even better?

I recently posted a 4-part series on the natural remedy, saline nasal rinses: What is their benefit? What is the evidence that they work? How to do them? How to make them? Here are a couple follow up points based on questions from readers: Easy … [Continue reading]

More Photo Eye Candy

Since I like the HDR (high dynamic range) photos so much, I thought that I would limit this list just to HDR pics.  As always, I wish that I had taken most of these extraordinary photographs! I think that the appeal of HDR is that it more closely … [Continue reading]

Alternative Medicine Labels: Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Ayurveda

alternative medicine labels

Alternative Medicine Practitioners What the Labels Mean What exactly do these terms mean?  These are the labels for practitioners of alternative medicine. Here is a simple list of terms with their brief definitions.  As always, greater curiosity … [Continue reading]

Saline Sinus Rinse Poll Results

Pediatric ENT, pediatric sinusitis, allergies, rhinitis, asthma, otitis, reflux

BIG THANKS to everyone who visited and participated, even the wise-guys! I was impressed by the number of people who ARE doing regular sino-nasal saline rinses (or who are claiming to, anyway). I expected most of the “yes” votes to be for … [Continue reading]

More Eye Candy

Just some more eye candy that I wanted to share. Most of these sites were introduced to me by @2cre8, @cindyvriend, and @ruhanirabin (follow them all on Twitter) - thanks so much for the intros. I hope that you enjoy them as much as I … [Continue reading]

The “Ciliopathies”

Pediatric ENT, pediatric sinusitis, allergies, rhinitis, asthma, otitis, reflux, integrative holistic

Background (you can skip this part): Cilia are little hair-like projections on many different cell types.   Their function is extremely complex.  Our understanding of their function is still evolving.  But we do know that normal function of cilia is … [Continue reading]

Saline Sinus Rinses: What Good Are They? 4/4

homemade saline nasal rinses

Homemade Saline Nasal Rinses This is part 4 of 4, listed here: Part 1 of 4:  http://www.boogordoctor.com/pediatric-sinusitissaline-sinus-rinses-what-good-are-they-14/ Part 2 of 4: … [Continue reading]

Reflux and Otitis: Does GERD Cause Ear Infections?

Pediatric ENT, pediatric sinusitis, allergies, rhinitis, asthma, otitis, reflux, integrative holistic

The Study This post will largely be limited to reviewing a single scientific paper, entitled “The Role of Extraesophageal Reflux in Otitis Media in Infants and Children,” by Dr. Robert O’Reilly and the team at DuPont Hospital for Children in … [Continue reading]

Saline Sinus Rinses: What Good Are They? 3/4

Dr. Hana Solomon's Nasopure nasal saline rinse system

Saline Nasal Rinses: How To This is part 3 of 4, listed here: Part 1 of 4:  http://www.boogordoctor.com/pediatric-sinusitissaline-sinus-rinses-what-good-are-they-14/ Part 2 of 4: … [Continue reading]

Eye Candy: 12 Mind-Blowing Photo Collections

The following is a list of sites containing theme-collections of spectacular photos.  Amazing photos of beaches, or clouds, or landscapes, or whatever. They are ALL great eye-candy.  … [Continue reading]