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Improper Rinsing Of Sinuses With Neti Pots Can Be Dangerous, FDA Says

Neti pots are little teapot-like devices which people use to rinse out their sinuses. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns that if they are not used properly, the user runs a risk of developing serious infections, even potentially fatal ones. The FDA says that the neti pots are not the problem, but rather how people are going about rinsing their sinuses…
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Is losing circulation in my arm dangerous?

Question by : Is losing circulation in my arm dangerous?
a few times now ive woken up without blood in my arm, making it completely numb and impossible to move. i fix it by picking my arm up with my other hand and hanging it off the bed.

i want to know if this is serinusly harmful to my arm at all, and besides taking care in how i position my arm before bed how i can prevent this from happening. cos i must admit, it is quite frightening!
thanks!

Best answer:

Answer by CCRN
Unless you have a documented circulatory problem this is not, and virtually cannot happen….well unless you wound your arm up in the blankets or whatnot and created a tourniquet. When you wake up with the completely asleep arm that feels dead what has actually happened is that your body weight has pinched off the nerves. The pins and needles feeling is the nerves regaining transmission.

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Traditional Chinese Medicines – Some Are Dangerous

Australian border officials seized 15 TCMs (traditional Chinese medicines), which researchers from the Murdoch University analyzed to reveal the animal and plant composition by using new DNA sequencing technology. The results, published in PLoS Genetics, showed that some of the analyzed TCM samples contained potentially toxic plant ingredients, allergens, as well as traces of endangered animals…
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