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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 use a nasal spray correctly

How do you get the best results when using a preservative-free nasal spray ? Here's a handy diagram and how-to instructions Look down and spray a "V", Inhale the mist gently with your head slightly tilted forward  Keep the spray nozzle angled outwards and mist inside the nose. If in doubt, ask your pharmacist to demonstrate [...]

By |August 12th, 2016|Allergies & Hayfever, Colds & Sinusitis, Winter Health|0 Comments

Choosing preservative-free nasal relief – the benefits

A quick note about preservatives. Did you know that nasal saline sprays differ from brand to brand? Some have preservatives and some don’t, so don’t forget to check the labelling when considering a nasal spray. The Flo range is preservative-free and sterile, so you don’t have to remember to check! Preservative-free nasal relief may be less [...]

Looking after your health – colds and sinusitis

How your nose helps fight a cold Coughs and colds due to viral infections can cause swelling in the nasal and sinus tissues. When a mild upper respiratory infection develops in the nose and sinuses, the first symptoms tend to be a snotty, runny nose with lots of watery mucus. This is due to the [...]

By |March 3rd, 2016|Colds & Sinusitis, Health, Winter Health|0 Comments