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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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That patient was noted to have a flushed face, mild hyperemia of the pharynx, a prominent postnasal drip, a purulent-appearing otitis media and externa without symptoms of ear pain, pulmonary symptoms (productive cough and chest discomfort), and a leukocytosis of 19,500 cells/[mm.
Allergies (especially to certain foods such as dairy products), sinus or nose infections, and breathing dry or dirty air may cause postnasal drip.
This can cause health issues such as chronic throat irritation, cough, hoarse voice, asthma, difficulty swallowing, postnasal drip, pneumonia and sleep disruption.
About Riviera Allergy: An allergist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of allergy symptoms and manifestations, such as sinusitis, sinus infections, postnasal drip and asthma attacks.
A 43-year-old woman presented with recurrent sinus infections and postnasal drip.
Special Considerations: Bitter taste, headache, epistaxis, pharyngolaryngeal pain, and postnasal drip were adverse events reported in clinical trials that occurred more frequently among those treated with Patanase nasal spray vs.
Multiple conditions can produce obstruction and expiratory or inspiratory wheezing including but not limited to asthma, postnasal drip, obesity, tumors and foreign body aspiration.
When antibodies, designed to fight invaders, encounter allergens, they trigger the release of little packets of chemicals, including histamines and other compounds that cause common allergic symptoms: sneezing, coughing, postnasal drip, itchy eyes and throat and a runny or clogged nose.
Pale mucous membranes Sneezing Runny rose Watery eyes Dark circles under eyes Plugged ears Difficulty sleeping Fatigue Mouth breathing Scratchy throat Voice change Irritating cough Postnasal drip Loss or alteration of smell Itchy nose, eyes, ears, and palate
Already doctors are seeing an increase in hay fever symptoms - sneezing, running noses, itchy eyes and postnasal drip.
In contrast, patients in this study who were treated with powered inferior turbinoplasty demonstrated significant improvement in all subjective and objective measures, including nasal obstruction, rhinorrhea, sneezing and postnasal drip," said Bo Lewis, senior director of marketing for the ENT business at Medtronic.