Spring has sprung in Portland! Cherry trees and magnolias are blooming. Tulips are popping up all over my neighborhood. Unfortunately for some of you this may mean a runny nose and itchy eyes. I have spoken with several of you this week suffering from allergy symptoms.
Here is an article from the New York Times about the Neti Pot. This is a simple, drug-free nasal irrigator that can be used by adults and children. Studies have shown that “those treated with nasal irrigation reported greater improvements than those treated with a spray.”
If you are wondering just what the heck a Neti Pot is and how to use it, here is a YouTube demonstration.