Thursday, April 12, 2012

Hold your Dose.

I hab a siduz idfecshud. Id is dod pleazadt. For two dayz, I had a headache thad pushed by eyeballz oud of by head.

By doctor recobbedded irrigading with a Dedi Pod, becoz for wad thig, siduz idfecshud's are usually caused by a viruz, add for adother thig, the illdess I god three yearz ago cad cob back if I use addibiodics.

Dow, I am dot a persod who likes wadder up by dose. Id fact, I really hade id. But id turds oud thad using a Dedi Pod reduces the pressure on your siduzes. Who dew? I ab sdill sduffy, but id izd't az bad az id wuz, add by eyeballs are coddedt to sday where they belogg.


(translation: Hold your nose

I have a sinus infection. It is not pleasant. For two days, I had a headache that pushed  my eyeballs out of my head.

My doctor recommended irrigating with a Neti Pot, because for one thing, sinus infections are usually caused by a virus, and for another thing, the illness I got three years ago can come back if I use antibiotics.

Now, I am not a person who likes water up my dose. In fact, I really hate it. But it turns out that using a Neti Pot reduces the pressure on your sinuses. Who knew? I am still stuffy, but it isn't as bad as it was, and my eyeballs are content to stay where they belong.

3 comments:

susan said...

I love my neti pot. Took a while to get used to it, but I love it. (Did you see the news reports about the 2 people in LA who died from some weird infection carried by water in neti pots? http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/12/19/143960631/second-neti-pot-death-from-amoeba-prompts-tap-water-warning

I've been boiling my neti pot water ever since.

liz said...

And I will too, from now on.

Anonymous said...

Of course, one must let that water cool before dribbling it through one's nose...

-ms