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MrsS
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   Posted 8/23/2010 12:58 PM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone used a Himalayan salt inhaler to reduce excessive phlegm and what have been the results? I have read several postings on excessive phlegm, but have not ready any on using this inhaler. I am tired of coughing and spitting the morning away before I can feel comfortable enough to leave home and would like to use something that eliminates mucus. Thank you.

couchtater
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   Posted 8/23/2010 5:21 PM (GMT -6)   
MrsS,
Do you have GERD? Acid reflux can cause lots of phlegm in the throat, too.

No I've tried Himalayan salt inhaler.
Joy

MrsS
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   Posted 8/24/2010 10:47 AM (GMT -6)   
Couch Tater,
I don't think that I have gastric reflux; however, I will not count it out completely. Would still like to hear from anyone who has tried the Himalyan salt inhaler. Thank you.

Alcie
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   Posted 9/1/2010 6:58 AM (GMT -6)   
It looks like a waste of fifty bucks. And I don't care for lots of things touted by Oz and Opra. Pink salt is no big deal. It just has a few minerals for color.

It's not expensive at all to just buy the aerosol saline sprays. They clean out the sinuses nicely.

If you have excessive phlegm see a real doctor and find out if you have a sinus infection. These infections, by the way, are often not cured with a single round of antibiotic. It's common to need a second round. I just got through with this. Had a headache for a year, no single treatment got rid of it.

GERD, as Joy said, is another good possibility your doctor can diagnose.
Alcie
 
 
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