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What is the effect of breathe right strips on slee ?

What is the effect of breathe right strips on slee ?

Sleep: There is none. These are a product that does not work and is not recommended by any physician i know. ...Read more

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Do breathe right strips work for snoring?

Do breathe right strips work for snoring?

R/O OSA: Occasionally, you need OSA EVAL. Excess snoring/daytime sleepiness/apneic episodes/ aM headaches. And the Exam obesity/small oral airway/collar size>18. The definitive test is a PSG with split night/CPAP titration. I would request copy of sleep study and get a second opinion if you are not satisfied with the options. You are young CPAP can be difficult to tolerate. ENT FOR UPP EVA ...Read more

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How to keep breathe right strips stuck to my nose?

How to keep breathe right strips stuck to my nose?

Cleanse : The skin over the nostrils well, water and soap or even alcohol. Dray the skin with the a dry towel, tissue paper. The nasal strips should stick. It is the oily skin that is the problem! ...Read more

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Can breathe right strips treat sleep apnea ?

Can breathe right strips treat sleep apnea ?

Usually, No: Breath right strips only benefits patients who have sleep apnea as a result of their nostrils collapsing while breathing. Only a very small number of patients would ever fall into this category. Usually apnea is from over relaxation of the muscles that line the airway, from loose tissues in the back of the throat, or enlarged or swollen tissues on the nose and throat. ...Read more

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Is it possible to od on listerene breath strips?

Is it possible to od on listerene breath strips?

Breath strips: I believe they may contain phenylalanine which you do not want to od on so don't overdo it. ...Read more

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Do breath right strips work?

Do breath right strips work?

If the area of...: Obstruction is in the nasal valve they work very well. The nasal valve is the crease just above and lateral to the tip. It is the area that collapses when you sniff hard. ...Read more

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Should children under 12 years of age use Breath Right strips?

Should children under 12 years of age use Breath Right strips?

Works well: By age 9 most have the facial contour and features that would permit the adult strips to work well. The company also makes some that are designed for kids faces, and these also work. I some times have difficulty finding a store that keeps them in stock. I recommend them. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are breath right nasal strips okay?

Can you tell me, are breath right nasal strips okay?

Should be OK: Breathe Right nasal strips help keep your nostrils open with a piece of flexible plastic that acts as a splint when properly applied over the nose. The biggest problems are (1) some people react to the adhesive, (2) If applied too tightly, a pressure sore can develop on the nose. ...Read more

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Why is it bad to breathe pure oxygen and is it true it strips down the molecules to a single electron or what?

Why is it bad to breathe pure oxygen and is it true it strips down the molecules to a single electron or what?

It can be bad: Air is approx 80 % nitrogen and 20% oxygen. When you breath 100% oxygen it creates free radicals that act like "pacman" and destroys lung tissue. This can occur with in 6-12hours of breathing the pure oxygen. ...Read more

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Is there a procedure that can help collapsed nasal valves? Without wearing nasal strips i can't breath through my nose properly. What's the name?

Is there a procedure that can help collapsed nasal valves? Without wearing nasal strips i can't breath through my nose properly. What's the name?

Yes: Be examined by ent? Hypertrophic turbinates or inflamed tissues can be obstructive. Old nasal fractures and deviated septum are possible. So can growths, polyps, cancers, so be examined and treated for whatever! i do not know of collapsed nasal valves? ...Read more