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Sat May 30, 2020, 04:38 AM

Coronavirus probably enters the body through the nose: Study

Coronavirus probably enters the body through the nose: Study

Tommy Hilton, Al Arabiya EnglishSaturday 30 May 2020

The COVID-19 coronavirus probably gains a foothold in the human body through the nose, according to a recently published study from researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The study led by Richard Boucher and Ralph Baric examined how easily Sars-CoV-2, the technical name for the virus that causes COVID-19, affected different types of cells within the human body.

It found that the most easily infected cells are within the nose. The results also showed that the ease of infection decreases moving down the respiratory tract, which connects the nose down to the lungs and is the primary target of the disease.

The virus mainly enters the body through the Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), an enzyme which attaches itself to the outer cells of various organs including the lungs and heart. The mapping conducted by the North Carolina team found “the highest ACE2 58 expression in the nose with decreasing expression throughout the lower respiratory tract.”

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Reply Coronavirus probably enters the body through the nose: Study (Original post)
Judi Lynn May 2020 OP
Bernardo de La Paz May 2020 #1
elias7 May 2020 #3
AirmensMom May 2020 #4
Maraya1969 May 2020 #2
SheltieLover May 2020 #9
SheltieLover Jun 2020 #11
Maraya1969 Jun 2020 #12
SheltieLover Jun 2020 #13
KY_EnviroGuy May 2020 #5
3Hotdogs May 2020 #6
3Hotdogs May 2020 #7
tanyev May 2020 #8
eppur_se_muova May 2020 #10

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 30, 2020, 05:53 AM

1. I hope this does not mean that mouth-breathers are safer. . . . nt

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #1)

Sat May 30, 2020, 06:27 AM

3. I think it means that most people breathe through their nose

I wonder if they can make a distinction between airborne exposure and direct contact of infected hands with the face.

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #1)

Sat May 30, 2020, 06:45 AM

4. Lol


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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 30, 2020, 06:19 AM

2. I've used this breathing stuff for years that you inhale through your nose and mouth

I have no financial connection to this!

It is an Edgar Cayce remedy and helps decongest but the way it is soooo strong, (It burns at first before you get used to it) makes me think it would kill anything in the mucous membranes that are not supposed to be there..


https://www.baar.com/inspirol-herbal-breathing-aromatherapy


Inspirol® (Herbal Breathing™), 4 oz liquid in 8 oz bottle
Aromatherapy Formula

Penetrates & Soothes Nasal Passages
Supports Healthy Breathing
Relieves Nasal Allergy & Sinus Symptoms
Edgar Cayce Formula
Now Called "Inspirol"
Formerly Called "Herbal Breathing"
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Inspirol (previously called Herbal Breathing) is an Aromatherapy formula designed to penetrate and soothe nasal passages, as well as aid the body's response in combating seasonal allergies and sinus symptoms. Versions of this formula were suggested in Edgar Cayce's Health Care over 300 times for a wide variety of symptoms associated with congestion, seasonal allergies, post-nasal drip, irritated throat, and swollen mucus membranes.*

Edgar Cayce Quotes*:

"The antiseptic reaction from the gases for the throat, brochials, lungs, that not only heal but that prevent accumulations from poor circulation through the mucus membranes of the throat, nasal bronchi, and the forces in the soft tissue of the face, from becoming infected from these drosses. But it will aid also in keeping down the tendencies for the circulation to be so active through these portions."

"...when there is a tickling or coughing, or the inclination for sneezing... when these occur any time during the day..."

"the clarifying of the muco-membranes of head and throat... reducing the tendency for the glands to over stimulate the muco-membranes and thus relieving the irritations"

"an antiseptic and a healer, [it] will prevent the sneezing, as well as the tendency for the lymph to drip from nostril and nasal passages"

"purifying those areas through which sensory influences are at times clogged"

Suggested Use:
The bottle is half filled. Shake the bottle, remove the cap and place the tube into the air space above the liquid, then breathe in the fumes. Breathe deeply through each nostril and then in through the mouth, exhaling after each. Recommended use is 1-3 times daily. One aromatherapy tube is included with every Inspirol bottle. There is 4 fluid ounces in each 8 ounce bottle. (Note: Breathe the fumes, only.) Best if replaced after 6 months after opening.

Ingredients:
Oil of Eucalyptus, Tolu Balsam, Compound Tincture of Benzoin, Oil of Pine Needles, Rectified Oil of Turpentine and Rectified Beechwood in a Grain Alcohol base.

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Response to Maraya1969 (Reply #2)

Sat May 30, 2020, 11:19 AM

9. Thank you for posting!

I've ordered a bottle & look forward to using it.

Silly as it sounds, I'd forgotten about Edgar Cayce! Time to revisit his work.

Many thanks!

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Response to Maraya1969 (Reply #2)

Sat Jun 6, 2020, 09:24 PM

11. Product aerived & I love it!

TY again!

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Response to SheltieLover (Reply #11)

Sat Jun 6, 2020, 10:04 PM

12. Great! It's strong stuff right? I'm using it everyday.

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Response to Maraya1969 (Reply #12)

Sat Jun 6, 2020, 10:14 PM

13. It is strong but great!

I'd forgotten all about Edgar! TY so very much for reminding me.

I've developed allergies in the past year or so - not severe, but annoying.

One treatment just before posting to you & ZERO sniffling sneezing / runny nose.

I love it!

I'm not a medical professional, but guessing this would kill covid. 😁👍

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 30, 2020, 07:27 AM

5. Trump will recommend nose plugs.......

made by one of his donors.

On a serious note, I wonder if they determined if there's a correlation with amount of moisture in the nasal passages. I've used saline nasal sprays (1.5-oz squeeze bottles) for many years and found that helped to avoid getting infections on airline flights during my traveling days.


Thanks for the informative post, Judi Lynn..............

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 30, 2020, 07:48 AM

6. Well, for once I am lucky. I have a badly deviated septum.

That causes me to be a mouth breather.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 30, 2020, 07:49 AM

7. Another thing to consider, neti pot or one of the water pumps.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Sat May 30, 2020, 08:51 AM

8. So don't wear your mask like this, for cryin' out loud!

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Response to tanyev (Reply #8)

Sat May 30, 2020, 12:18 PM

10. GMTA -- I don't know how many of those I've seen recently. Didn't think it was that hard to get. nt

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