For professionals: Resources

MyPurMist Professional Resources

1 - WebMD- Allergies
Try Some Steam: Inhaling steam is a simple way to relieve nasal congestion and can ease breathing when you have allergies
http://www.webmd.com/allergies/ss/slideshow-natural-relief


2 - MayoClinic- Allergies
...breathe in the steam ... to help loosen the mucus in your nose and clear your head of stuffiness.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nonallergic-rhinitis/basics/lifestyle-home-remedies/con-20026910


3 - Harvard Health Publications - Cough/Cold
Home remedies can help as well. Inhaling steam ... is the simplest.
http://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletters/Harvard_Mens_Health_Watch/2010/September/that-nagging-cough


4 - MayoClinic.com Health Library - Cold/Flu
One of the simplest ways to break up congestion is to inhale steam ...
http://www.riversideonline.com/health_reference/Cold-Flu/ID00048.cfm


5 - Kaiser Permanente - Colds and Flu
Breathe warm, moist air from a steamy shower..., or a humidifier.
http://tinyurl.com/kpgdfw9


6 - Duke Voice Care Center - Vocal Health Information -Dryness
Steam inhalation: Inhaling or breathing steam helps the voice box stay moist and can be very soothing to irritated vocal folds. Breathe the steam through your nose for three to five minutes, two or three times per day
http://www.dukehealth.org/repository/dukehealth/2010/12/22/13/57/10/0598/DVCC%20vocal%20health.pdf


7 - WebMD - Cough/Dryness
If a raw, dry throat is making you cough, moisture may help...try breathing in steam ...or use a humidifier or vaporizer.
http://symptoms.webmd.com/cold-and-flu-map-tool/treating-your-cough


8 - WebMD - Sinus Congestion
Keep your nasal passages moist. Inhale steam two to four times a day.
http://www.webmd.com/allergies/sinus-pain-pressure-11/sinus-tips


9 - Harvard - Sinusitis
Inhale steam three or four times a day.
http://www.health.harvard.edu/press_releases/7-tips-for-keeping-your-sinuses-clear


10 - US National Library of Medicine / National Institute of Health
Secretions may be cleared with steam inhalation ...
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9664199


11 - AAAI - Acute Sinusitis
In addition to medications, some people with sinusitis find relief by breathing hot, moist air ...
http://www.aaaai.org/conditions-and-treatments/allergies/sinusitis.aspx


12 - Cleveland Clinic - Sinusitis
Chronic sinusitis. Warm moist air may alleviate sinus congestion. Using a vaporizer or inhaling steam ... may also help.
http://my.clevelandclinic.org/disorders/sinusitis/hic_sinusitis.aspx


13 - Harvard Medical School - Sinusitis
Inhale steam...One way or another, inhale steam three to four times a day.
http://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/updates/sinusitis.shtml


14 - Mayo Clinic - Chronic Sinusitis
Moisturize your sinus cavities.... This will help ease pain and help mucus drain.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chronic-sinusitis/DS00232/DSECTION=lifestyle-and-home-remedies


15 - Kaiser Permanente - Sinusitis
Breathe warm, moist air from a steamy shower ... Consider using a humidifier ... http://tinyurl.com/lfqlgal
http://tinyurl.com/lfqlgal


16 - In addition, there are many articles on this subject.
Benefits of Steam: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3303983
Allergies: http://www.livestrong.com/article/129523-humidifiers-impact-allergies/


17 - Parents Magazine
May 2014 Edition - Allergy Test

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