Has a runny nose and nasal congestion been a constant in your life? You may have chronic rhinitis. Rhinitis is the inflammation of the mucous membrane. The inflammation then causes nerves to react out of sorts and causes a chronic runny nose. Rhinitis is typically hard to treat. Sprays and medications may temporarily treat the symptoms of rhinitis, but they do not address the cause and our runny nose will usually return. However, there have been advancements recently that may alleviate discomfort and stop rhinitis from returning again.
Clarifax is a form of chryotherapy in which a small section of the nasal cavity is subjected to freezing temperatures. Using a small pad on a thin stick, the doctor targets a spot in the back of the nasal cavity and freezes it. The cold interrupts the nerves from misfiring and therefore stops the runny nose and cold symptoms.
The treatment can be done in the office and only takes a few minutes. The patient is numbed about 15 minutes prior to the procedure, and the actual treatment is only in place for 30 second in each nostril. Some patients report minor discomfort after the procedure, but say it usually passes after a day or two. Most are able to go back to work after the procedure.
If you have tried all the over-the-counter medications and sprays and you still have a runny nose, find a doctor who offers Clarifax and see if you can benefit from this new treatment. It is a minimally invasive approach that may make a big difference in your overall well-being.
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