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Dividend Reinvestment Plan

A practice or agreement in which dividends on a security are used to buy more of the same security rather than be disbursed to the investor in cash. A dividend reinvestment plan is relatively common in mutual funds; investors agree to use dividends and other capital gains to reinvest in more shares of the mutual fund. While this involves assuming more risk in the mutual fund, it carries the possibility of higher returns.

DRIP

Dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP).

Many publicly held companies allow shareholders to reinvest dividends in company stock or buy additional shares through dividend reinvestment plans, or DRIPs.

Enrolling in a DRIP enables you to build your investment gradually, taking advantage of dollar cost averaging and usually paying only a minimal transaction fee for each purchase.

Many DRIPs will also buy back shares at any time you want to sell, in most cases for a minimal sales charge.

One potential drawback of purchasing through a DRIP is that you accumulate shares at different prices over time, making it more difficult to determine your cost basis -- especially if you want to sell some of but not all your holdings.

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Patients show (i) Improvement in nasal blockage, (ii) Nasal secretions-post nasal drip disappeared or becomes clear, (iii) Relief of headache, (iv) Improvement of smell in patients treated with hypertonic saline when compared with normal saline.
Our case also presented with a progressive nasal obstruction and purulent post nasal drip as proximal symptoms and dull occipital headache and blocking of the ear as associated symptoms.
Nasal obstruction was the most common presenting complaint found in 45 patients, nasal discharge in being second most common complaint in 12 patients, followed by headache in 9, sneezing in 8 and post nasal drip in 4 patients.
In the States they call this ongoing condition the post nasal drip, over here we call it rhinitis, and it's not, as is often assumed, that mucus is actually dripping from the nose into the back of the throat.
However, these particulates can often overload the body's defenses and impair cilia function, leading to irritation, clogged sinuses, sinus headaches, sneezing, post nasal drip, colds, upper respiratory infections, allergic reactions, and can trigger asthma attacks.
With the arrival of spring, allergists now warn against a heightened season of nasal drips, reddened eyes and itchy hives.
With all seasonal changes, we are more prone to develop various symptoms, including those of "colds" and "flu"--fatigue, nasal drips and obstruction, sneezing, coughing, sore throats, earaches, headache, sinusitis, bronchitis, diarrhea, etc.