Sinus

7 Ways To Survive Cold and Flu Season Naturally

…three times a day. * Use a Neti Pot: Washing your sinuses daily with a neti pot helps to keep your nasal passages clear of microbes that can cause infection. Add ¼ to ½ tsp of sea salt to the neti pot, top with warm water and irrigate each sinus. Then blow your nose to expel excess mucus and water…

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Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia and PACs

…the SA node. First of all, we all have a "respiratory sinus arrhythmia," which is a bit of a misnomer when one considers that it is quite normal, and the word arrhythmia can conjure up the thought that things are out of synch. Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia is Normal Luckily, the heart’s conduction…

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6 Ways to Get Natural Allergy Relief

…of the water into your nostrils and expel it to flush pollen from your nasal passages. 2. Stay away from mucus-producing foods that can aggravate sinus congestion. These include dairy products, especially milk, cream, and cheese. 3. Avoid wine or drink organic varieties to minimize allergy-inducing…

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The SA Node: An Intrinsic Heart Pacemaker

…terms with you, here some a basic explanation. Your Natural Heart Pacemaker We look first to the "sinus node," which is up atop the inside of the right atrium in the coronary "sinus," not unlike a nasal sinus. This sino-atrial node is also called the "SA node," and has the huge responsibility to stimulate…

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Recognizing a Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia

While most people aren’t familiar with the cardiology term heart rate variability, or respiratory sinus arrhythmia, it plays a big role in evaluating the heart and determining your risk for future cardiac events. As you probably know, your heart rate is not fixed. It fluctuates with physical activity…

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Intrinsic Cardiac Pacemakers

…tachycardia (or AV tach). The term tachycardia is used whenever the heart rate exceeds the usual rate for the source of the electrical stimulation. So, a sinus tachycardia exceeds 100 bpm, and a junctional tach is faster than 60 bpm. The AV node is actually quite important. It slows the electrical impulse 1…

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Chicken Soup for the Lungs—A Natural Cold & Flu Treatment

…recommend a more measured approach. Start with a mild mix and work up to a level that you can handle and that is also effective at clearing your sinuses. A Strong Physical Reaction to the Soup Means It’s Working A strong physical reaction to the soup is a sure sign that it’s having the desired effect…

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