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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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Postnasal drip was studied in 2 trials, showing an SMD of -0.
Sinonasal symptoms of sarcoidosis are vague and extremely uncommon; they include nasal obstruction, postnasal drip, headache, and recurrent sinus infections.
We report the case of a 54-year-old woman who had a history of distressing chronic postnasal drip and a globus sensation with opacification of the sphenoid sinus.
The primary symptoms of antrochoanal polyps are nasal obstruction, rhinorrhea, epistaxis, postnasal drip, and snoring.
Nasal obstruction is the most common symptom, although otitis media or postnasal drip may be seen with the tumor involving the posterior and lateral nasopharyngeal walls.
People who have mucus in their throats typically call it postnasal drip, which suggests the source is above - in the nose and upper airways.
Patients of either sex with signs and symptoms referring to nose and PNS pathology including headache, nasal discharge, postnasal drip, fever and malaise, epistaxis, mass, facial swelling, and central nervous system involvement or incidentally detected sinonasal pathology on either radiographs or CT were included in the present study.
Can help relieve persistent night cough A postnasal drip (PND) occurs when excessive mucus is produced; The excess mucus accumulates in the throat or back of the nose and can trigger a cough which often gets worse at night.
In this report, we present a 71-year-old case with a huge TC who presented to our clinic with the complaints of snoring, nasal obstruction, periodic halitosis, postnasal drip, headache, and hearing loss in the left ear and underwent total excision of the cyst through transnasal endoscopy.
Some presenting symptoms are postnasal drip, persistent nasal discharge, halitosis, [5] progressive nasal obstruction, habitual snoring, occipital headache more on head movement, [6] ear fullness or pain due to Eustachian tube dysfunction secondary to local inflammation and compression.