Millions of Americans in pursuit of a remedy for stuffy nose and sinus pressure turn to over the counter (OTC) nasal sprays because of their quick action, availability and presumed safety.
But did you know prolonged use of topical nasal decongestants (TNDs) often leads to addiction?
Case in Point: A 32-year-old male was referred to me because of complaints of chronic nasal blockage. The patient suspected his problem was hay fever (allergic rhinitis). During the interview, he revealed that a year...
Nasal allergies, or allergic rhinitis as health care professionals call it, is a chronic illness that can vary greatly in intensity and... Read more »