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Steven Y Park, MD  
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New York, NY

Specialties: Sleep-breathing disorders

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Un-stuff Your Stuffy Nose

May 09, 2010 - 3 comments
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Nasal congestion

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nasalstuffiness

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CPAP

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Nasal CPAPp apnea

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deviated septum



Please join me for another Ask Dr. Park teleseminar where I answer one of the most common questions I get in general, which is, "How can I breathe better through my nose?"

In this 60 minute live teleseminar, I'll reveal:

- The one thing that most doctors miss
- Why not breathing through your nose can drop your oxygen intake by 20%
- Myths and truths about septoplasty
- How nasal saline can be helpful AND harmful
- How your nose affects snoring and obstructive sleep apnea
- And much more.

Topic: How to Unstuff Your Stuffy Nose
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2010
Time: 8PM Eastern / 5PM Pacific
Via telephone or web browser
You can also ask your questions about better nasal breathing either during registration or live during the call.

Click here to register and to get your call-in details: http://www.askdoctorpark.com.

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by thomas126, May 10, 2010
hello sir how are i hope you are ok
how is about your i think you have some hurt everythink just ask me i do my best for you
i live in italia and you see all that is my job this like entreprise to help people
i'm glade to see you will answer me
lord regard


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by bethb994, May 11, 2010
i have a cold at the moment and my nose is completly blocked. Also i normally breathe through my mouth because if i breathe through my nose i feel as if im not breathing in enough and i feel like im suffocating ( same feeling when you hold your breath) i dont know what to do i alwways feel like im not breathing enough in and when i do feel like that it feels like im suffocating. it happenes in steam rooms as well  or places where i cant breathe in lots of air. Can you help me. 1, unblock my nose
2. help me breathe through my nose with out feeling soffocated.
Also when my nose is blocked when i breathe through my mouth i kind of feel like im not breathing in enough.
please help.

also dont know if this helps but im 23 weeks pregnant.

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by LindaTX, May 15, 2010
Dr Park,  I have a real dilemma.  I get a "stuffed-up" nose quite often.  I have resorted to those breathe right strips with some success but the adhesive on them night after night is beginning to stretch and irritate the skin on and around my nose.  My real problem is I cannot breathe through my mouth while sleeping because I have...maybe its called tongue-thrusting or something where I hold my tongue up against the back of my front teeth subconsciously therefore obstructing my airway, forcing me to try to breathe only through my nose, which drastically cuts down on the amt of oxygen I am able to take in.  Is this common?  I have done this my whole life.  And what is it really called?   Thank you for any help you can offer me.

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