neti pot

@babystar1 (4234)
United States
December 20, 2007 7:48pm CST
Has anyone ever heard of a neti pot? Has anyone ever used one if so does it really work. One of my friends told me that pouring warm water from the neti pot into your nose, you can stimulate your sinuses and help clear out mucus. If the fluid builds up in your sinuses. Does this really work? I have been having a lot of sinus problems and would like to buy a neti pot, but I dont want to get one if it dont work.
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6 responses
• United States
21 Dec 07
I saw it in Oprah too! I think I would end up sucking in when I was doing it and drowning.
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@tyc415 (5706)
• United States
21 Dec 07
That is what I thought too when I first saw them but the way she had to tilt her head sideways it looked ok and it ran through like a waterfall didn't it? Dr.Oz said the warm water and the salt keep it from giving you that drowning feeling. It seems like the reflex would be to blow it out and not suck it in maybe? I have no idea. :)
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@tyc415 (5706)
• United States
21 Dec 07
I have not used one but on Oprah this week Dr.Oz had one and a woman out of the audience come on stage and tried it out. She said it felt really good. It was so weird how it worked. A lady in the audience said she used to use one and it worked for her. Dr. Oz did say to make sure hte water is warm and to add a little salt to the water. This sounds like something my son needs since he has sinus problems.
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@babystar1 (4234)
• United States
21 Dec 07
If I know that they really work I would like to buy one You said it was on the Oprah show, wish I could of seen one.
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@tyc415 (5706)
• United States
21 Dec 07
babystar, go to oprah.com and in the search box put neti pot and you can see some pictures and get an update on the audience member who tried it. From what she says it is amazing.
@babystar1 (4234)
• United States
21 Dec 07
ok I will do that thanks a lot
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@villageanne (8554)
• United States
27 Dec 07
I have never heard of one before. I just got finished reading the comments. Looks like I am the only one who has never heard of it before. LOL I dont watch Opera either.
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@babystar1 (4234)
• United States
28 Dec 07
I never heard about it either untill my friend told me about it. I bought me one and it really works great.
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• Canada
21 Dec 07
iIsame thing, my sister bought a netipot but now there are places that sell it for cheaper, I wouldnt pay more than 15$ though.
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@babystar1 (4234)
• United States
21 Dec 07
Would you no where to buy them at.
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@weemam (13377)
24 Dec 07
Sounds good pal , I have asthma and I am sure this would be good for me too , I will go and read your responses now ( I should have done that first lol ) xx
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@babystar1 (4234)
• United States
24 Dec 07
yes its also good for asthma. let me no how you like using one.
@Lydia1901 (16353)
• United States
29 May 10
Hi Babystar, Wow, I never have heard of such a thing and I am not really sure if I want to try that treatment. It might work but I am not that motivated enough to try it out. LOL. Thanks for mentioning it, though. I might give it a try sometimes.