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To blow or not to blow? Caring for your nose.

Caring for your nose A blocked nose, aka nasal congestion, can be enough to make your eyes water. The trouble with blocked noses is that their exact cause can be difficult to pinpoint. A stuffy or blocked nose may be caused by hay fever or by a cold or even some other problem like sinusitis. [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Allergies Hayfever, Child Health, Colds Sinusitis|0 Comments

Hay fever and allergies – a correct diagnosis matters

Allergic rhinitis – the low down  Allergic rhinitis is more commonly known as hay fever and it affects about 18% of Australians, both young and old. Contrary to the commonly used name, it is not caused by hay, nor does it result in a fever. If your eyes or your nose come into contact with [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Allergies Hayfever, Child Health, Colds Sinusitis|0 Comments

6 good sleep habits for everyone!

Here are our six easy tips for you and the family to help get good sleep habits. 1) Go to bed at the same time each night - This is especially important during the week when most people cannot afford a sleep-in and have work or school commitments the next day. Regular bedtimes help the body [...]

By |November 22nd, 2016|Allergies Hayfever, Child Health, Colds Sinusitis, Health|0 Comments

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