publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

The efficacy of Otirin Nasal Spray® in the treatment of allergic rhinitis

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  • Published: 05 Feb 2014
  • Country: South Africa
Abstract
M.Tech. (Homoeopathy) Allergic Rhinitis (AR) is the inflammation of the nasal and often conjunctival mucous membrane. It manifests due to the exposure of inhaled allergic agents and results in an immunoglobulin E (lgE) mediated reaction (DiPiro et al., 2002; Shargel et al., 2001). Allergic rhinitis is characterised by four principle symptoms, watery rhinorrhoea, nasal obstruction, nasal itching and sneezing (Min, 2010). In addition to the cardinal symptoms experienced during AR other common symptoms include postnasal drip, pruritic eyes; ears; nose and palate (Kemp, 2009). Although allergic rhinitis is not life threatening, the adverse impact on quality of life ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: otorhinolaryngologic diseases
free text keywords: Rhinitis - Homeopathic treatment., Allergy - Homeopathic treatment.
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