See how pepper nose spray may help sinus problems.
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Pepper Nose Spray against Sinusitis Dr. Travis Stork: Well no matter what you do with your face most of us never look and feel our best if we’re suffering from a sinus headache and this next turn is called sinus busters. It’s a natural product and Jim, it provides to claim some relief from sinusitis, sinus congestions -- Dr. Jim Sears: Congestions, so even sinus headaches and that feel -- sinus pressure and essentially the ingredients are capsicum, chili peppers and a little Vitamin C. So, I guess instead of trying to chew one of these up to your nose they’ve made it easy. They put it in a spray but it’s exactly how it works because capsicum is an irritant, it’s hot. Dr. Travis Stork: I should say this is an alternative treatment and it actually says on the bottle you know this will upon initial use you will experience a powerful sensation. Dr. Drew Ordon: But we’ve all experienced this when you’re eating spicy food a little blast of Tabasco or whatever, Mexican food -- Dr. Jim Sears: Alright, but not your shooting it up in your nose. Dr. Drew Ordon: You do feel -- I mean this has to be an irritant. And I would only say that you know do you have something else going on inside your nose. I wouldn’t -- Dr. Jim Sears: Like sores or something, yeah. I forgot. Yeah. Dr. Drew Ordon: Or some perforation or ongoing -- Dr. Lisa Masterson: If you come on EENT point it can you know hurt your nasal passages at all if it’s a real irritant. Dr. Drew Ordon: Well, I think in small dosages occasionally. Dr. Travis Stork: I think it’s like anything -- if you're going to use an over-the- counter product, this is something you really should discuss to your doctor if you have sinus problems. I'm interested enough you know capsicum, and what it does, I want to try it in one nostril. You guys want to do it? Dr. Drew Ordon: Here’s to good breathing. Dr. Jim Sears: Alright, there we go. Dr. Travis Stork: That will wake you up in the morning. Dr. Lisa Masterson: Yeah. Did it hurt? Dr. Travis Stork: That’s strong. Dr. Drew Ordon: Actually, I’m going to do the other side. Dr. Jim Sears: That is good stuff. Dr. Travis Stork: I don’t know. I have two kinds. I don’t know if capsicum in your nose will now -- we’re so interested to see if this helps. Some folks, we have Carly on the phone she likes this product and Carly. Excuse me my eyes are watering, my mouth is burning but you’ve actually found some relief with this? Carly: I honestly love this product. I have a severe allergies, runny nose, a pure head congestion, sinus pain, nonstop sneezing you know you name it. It’s pretty much taking over my daily life and I came across this product on a woman health and wellness site and at first I had the same reaction I was like you want me to spray water on my nose. And as soon as I got it I have to admit it was -- the sensation, the immediate sensation is somewhat I don’t want to say painful but it’s very strong and powerful and it makes your eyes water. But within five minutes, I mean all of my symptoms pretty much go away and it’s an all natural product. Dr. Travis Stork: How often do you use it? Carly: You know I use it probably have about four allergy attacks a week so I typically use it, spray it twice in the morning and I don’t know how often I have to do it again but I mean if it’s a bad allergy attack I’ll do it again later in the day. Dr. Drew Ordon: But don’t overdo with this product. It would be -- right to an addiction. Dr. Lisa Masterson: Yeah, you could probably get a little addiction to it. Dr. Travis Stork: Certainly, my nose was congested after and Carly we’re glad you had some symptom control and thanks for sharing your story. Carly: Of course thank you. Dr. Travis Stork: Take care. Carly: Take care.