Congestion and its comeuppance

Sina Zarrintan devised what he calls “a unique treatment” for adult men who have nasal congestion. It’s a do-it-yourself form of treatment, no doctors or equipment needed. If your nose is stuffed up, and you want to unstuff it, and if you’re a man, ejaculate.

Zarrintan, who is based at Tabriz Medical University in Iran, wrote a study called Ejaculation as a Potential Treatment of Nasal Congestion in Mature Males, which he published recently in the journal Medical Hypotheses. The study does not say whether there is a related or parallel treatment for women….

So begins this week’s Improbable Research column in The Guardian.

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