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How to wash with Flo (and 6 ways it can help)

Winter is coming... With winter looming, there's always the worry about getting sick with colds and flu and the impact it can potentially have on our daily lives. There's no doubt many of us want to do as much as possible for ourselves and our families to avoid sickness and stay healthy over the cooler [...]

By |May 24th, 2018|Child Health, Colds Sinusitis, Health|0 Comments

Easy tips for baby’s blocked nose

Easy-go-to tips for baby's blocked nose Nasal congestion is not unusual in babies because they have tiny nostrils and those below the age of two months can only breathe through their nose. Even babies older than 2 months do not breathe well through their mouths. A blocked or snuffly nose in young infants and toddlers [...]

By |April 20th, 2018|Allergies Hayfever, Child Health|0 Comments

Why wash snotty little noses?

How can nasal washing help my child's snotty nose? Using saline nasal sprays or drops in babies and children can help provide relief when they have colds or allergies because clearing a congested nose this way means: Sticky and gunky mucus is thinned Inflammatory chemicals (that the cold virus stimulates in the nasal tissues) are [...]

By |March 15th, 2018|Child Health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christmas is coming. Keep calm and breathe (through your nose!)

Breather easier this Christmas! Noses are great for lots of reasons, but did you know they can help you relax? Strictly speaking, it’s how you use your nose that can help induce a sense of calm and tranquillity, but it’s a great tip especially in the lead up to the Christmas Season. Studies have shown [...]

Have allergies? Will travel! How to beat hay fever when you’re on the move.

When destinations require military operation. Think “travel” and most of us scroll through out mental Pinterest boards full of holiday destinations and exotic locations. Your shoulders might even drop in anticipation of the general holiday relaxation vibe especially where organising your family is concerned. Yep, they just dropped. Yet “travel” doesn’t necessarily mean stepping out [...]

By |November 27th, 2017|Allergies Hayfever, Child Health|0 Comments

Air conditioning and how it impacts your allergies

Air conditioning and your allergies  Summer is here! Which means air-conditioning units all over Australia are working overtime and can play havoc for those who have allergies or hayfever! Basic maintenance on your air conditioner could provide maximum benefits in air quality and its operating efficiency. With the possible threat of power shortages this summer [...]

By |November 21st, 2017|Allergies Hayfever, Child Health|0 Comments

Gentle nasal washing in babies – little actions can have big impacts

How gentle nasal washing benefits babies. First, a little baby anatomy Did you know that babies are “obligate nose breathers”. This means all babies can only breathe through their nose for their first few months. Despite this limitation, they’re still cleverly designed little beings. By breathing through their nose, babies are able to feed, swallow [...]

By |November 20th, 2017|Allergies Hayfever, Child Health, Colds Sinusitis|0 Comments

Is it just a cold? Or is it allergic rhinitis?

Is it a lingering cold or allergic rhinitis? Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) symptoms can easily be mistaken for the common cold or the starting symptoms of a viral infection, so if you’ve had a lingering “cold” or “congestion, it’s worth having a chat to your doctor or pharmacist to get a more accurate diagnosis. With [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|Allergies Hayfever, Child Health, Colds Sinusitis|0 Comments

Know your nose. Useful facts to know!

We might not pay might attention to them, except when they’re blocked, but noses are highly developed filtration systems. Noses filter and clean the air we breathe before it travels to our lungs. Adults breathe in approximately 18,000 to 20,000 litres of air through their nose daily. They are our early warning system by alerting [...]

How to kick hay fever “fuzzies” to the kerb!

 Sluggishness, lethargy, drowsiness - when it comes to hay fever they all amount to the same thing. You’re not kicking goals. You’re not your usual productive self. You’re not at your peak. With a head feels fuzzy and your eyes water and nose itches, how can you turn it around? The source of your drowsiness [...]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Allergies Hayfever, Child Health, Colds Sinusitis|0 Comments