All You Need to Know About Your Nose

Your nose is one of the most important features on your face! Not only does it allow you to smell the heavenly aroma of cookies baking in the oven and the smell of freshly cut grass, it helps to keep you healthy.

The main purpose of your nose is to bring clean, moist, and warm air into your lungs. Here in Utah, the drier climate can cause problems for some people. Dr. Siddoway recommends using a daily saline nasal spray to supplement the moisture in your nasal passages.

Using a nasal spray with Xylotol in the ingredients can help reduce the number of ear infections in infants and young kids.

Although sinus problems and nasal problems will both include nasal blockage, runny or dripping nose, a sign that you're dealing with a sinus problem is pain and pressure away from the nose--it is usually across the forehead or between and under the eyes.

For more information on what you can do to keep your nose in tip top shape, visit the Ogden clinic website, or give them a call at 801-475-3075 

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