October 23, 2022 · 7:00 AM
Beginning twice each day flushing of the mucus-lined nasal cavity with a light saline resolution quickly after testing constructive for COVID-19 can considerably scale back hospitalization and dying, investigators report.
They are saying the approach that can be utilized at residence by mixing a half teaspoon every of salt and baking soda in a cup of boiled or distilled water then placing it right into a sinus rinse bottle is a protected, efficient and cheap solution to scale back the danger of extreme sickness and dying from coronavirus an infection that might have a significant public well being influence.
The irrigation, aka lavage, was not completed by merely filling a twig bottle with the saline resolution and squirting it up your nostril. Members used one in every of two excessive stress gadgets: NAVAGE or Neilmed Sinus Rinse. The producer’s of these gadgets supplied at the very least partial funding for the examine.
Steve Parker, M.D.