View Full Version : The Ignored Dangers And Side Effects Of Common OTC Nasal Sprays

04-04-19, 09:21 PM
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April 2019

A family physician in Hale Center Texas was fed up with giving infants round after round of antibiotics to cure their recurrent ear infections. Dr. Jones understood that the overuse of antibiotics not only damaged the microbiome of the children but that it also helped the bacteria to become resistant, he knew there had to be a better way. As he searched PubMed for a solution what kept coming up in his queries were a bunch of dental research studies. Study after study that was being done in the dental field looking at the how and why of xylitol preventing tooth decay.......

Read more: https://www.wddty.com/news/2019/04/the-ignored-dangers-and-side-effects-of-common-otc-nasal-sprays.html

Mr. Wizard
04-15-19, 03:07 PM
Huge discovery!! Anything that reduces our overuse of antibiotics, especially among children, is great news. If xylitol reduces ear infections, it should also reduce sinus and throat infections too, as the same bacteria--streptococcus pneumoniae--causes all of these conditions, as well as pneumonia in the elderly. Xylitol is a sugar alcohol, and available in a plethora of sugar substitute products, as well chewing gum, mouth rinses, etc. It is important to use "organic xylitol," sourced from birch or non-GMO corn.

04-15-19, 04:30 PM
For quite a while, I have been using a xylitol based mouthwash. Seems logical to me.

04-15-19, 07:14 PM
I don't know how I missed this article. Is this xylitol nasal spray a product that's already on the market, or does one have to make one's own?

Mr. Wizard
04-17-19, 07:04 PM
It's already on the market. To the right of the article, there's a picture of the nasal spray. When I clicked on the pic, several different xylitol sprays appeared. For your convenience, the link below provides a wide assortment of sprays.