Outsmart allergies: Use a salt water rinse

Dr. John Villacis, an ADC allergist and immunologist, has a tip for allergy sufferers: use a salt water rinse.

“I’m a big fan of salt water nasal sprays. I mean I really do think they help — nasal saline irrigation,” he said. “The whole point of that is you’re rinsing the stuff that gets caught in your nose. The reason why you sneeze, the reason why you make mucous, the reason why you’re having all these allergy symptoms is your body is trying to wash all this stuff away. So by using a salt water nasal spray a couple times a day, it’s helpful.”