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Breathe Easy: 10 Natural Sinus Remedies

Roughly 37 million Americans sniff and suffer with sinus-related issues each year.

But regardless of the reason for your sinus woes—including dry nose, swollen nasal membranes, allergies, and seasonal hay fever—these ten tips will help you breathe a little easier…

1. Use a Humidifier

If your home is too dry your nasal passages will be prone to dry out and become irritated, leaving you with hard, bloody mucus and traces of blood every time you blow your nose. Try plugging in a humidifier or vaporizer in your bedroom, starting in the dry fall months and through winter, to moisten your sinuses.

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