TIL about Nasal cycle, where one nostril has greater airflow than the other with periodic alternation between the nostrils.

Read more: https://wikipedia.org/wiki/Nasal_cycle

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  1. Huh… “According to Heetderks, the cycle is the result of alternating congestion and decongestion of the nasal conchae or turbinates, predominantly the inferior turbinates, which are by far the largest of the turbinates in each nasal fossa. Turbinates consist of bony projections covered by erectile tissue, much like the tissues of the penis and clitoris.”

    TIL there is some truth to the whole penis breath insult…

  2. I have lived with this for most of my life but didn’t know there was a name for it. A prescription to Singulair helps me tremendously. From 50/0 to 75/50, though there’s still flipping.

    Getting stabbed up the nostril when I was a teenager may not have helped.

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