Nasal sprays can be addictive! Sprays, such as Afrin, contain powerful medications that decrease the swelling in the nasal cavities, which can be a God-send when you are sick. But did you know that if used too frequently or longer than 3 days they can actually make your nasal congestion worse! This is called ‘rebound nasal congestion’, or for those who enjoy fancy medical terms: Rhinitis Medicamentosa.
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