Now that you understand what is creating your chronic airway-digestive inflammatory disease (CAID) symptoms and have investigated the different treatment alternatives, it’s time to put the lessons of this site to the test. The first step is to discuss your findings with your physician, either your primary-care doctor
THE FIVE-STEP PLAN
I cannot stress enough how important irrigation is. Follow the directions given in category 4 every day. Saline nasal spray, the neti pot, and nasal irrigation instruments are very effective. Most of my patients find the procedure for using these instruments to be relatively simple and straightforward,
category 5 outlines a plan to free your home of allergens and pollutants. category 11 gives comprehensive information on preventing mold growth and gives tips where to look for mold so that you may be able to remove it from your home, office, and even your car. By combining these two programs, you may find that
Depending on your particular issues, review the necessary categorys that include information about food and CAID. categorys 10 and 11 outline nutritional information and foods that should be avoided. category 6 reviews foods that you may be allergic to, or that can affect CAID. category 8 also lists foods that are the most common culprits for GERD/LPRD, while category 9 highlights foods that affect snoring.
It is not surprising
I cannot stress this enough: If your traditional or holistic practitioner prescribed medication, take the entire prescription.
Do not stop taking medication just because you feel better or to save pills for another flare-up. Medications, especially antibiotics, continue to work even after the symptoms disappear because the symptoms will often disappear before the infection clears. If you stop taking your medication
have begun following the instructions and guidelines in this site, you may already be feeling better. Don’t discount your hard work. Change is often both difficult and frustrating. However, if you are miserable, change can literally
Simply being around cigarette smoke or smoking yourself may be part of your problem. Nothing makes my blood boil more than meeting a CAID sufferer who smokes. We all know that smoking is harmful to the body in several ways. What you might not realize is that it is extremely harmful to the respiratory system. Forgetting about your own risks of emphysema
My position on smoking is clear: You need to quit. However, I know that quitting any addiction is easier said than done. If you currently smoke, clearing up your sinus disease once and for all should be the greatest impetus you’ll ever have. First of all, you should refrain from smoking during any treatment for sinus problems. The success of any treatment depends partially on you quitting
There are many effective tools that can be used to quit smoking. But no matter which tools you try, your desire to quit has to come from the heart. If you don’t really want to stop smoking, any program will be a half-hearted attempt, at best. So the first step is to get past
If smoking was your last obstacle, consider that you have taken the first step to get out from under its curse. In fact, just by reading this site, you have taken many, many steps to better health. You now understand how a healthy body should function, and can pinpoint and explain your symptoms. You have uncovered which limb of CAID is causing your discomfort, and you have the tools necessary to create a treatment plan that will work. You are aware