Please note: The following questions were submitted by readers. The answers are intended for your general information and should not replace a doctor’s medical advice.

Q: I have sinus congestion and want to try a neti pot or similar device. Are they safe?

Health and wellness experts practice exclusively at Erickson Living communities all over the U.S. Dr. Dunn received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla., and his medical degree from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Tulsa.

Q: I have heart disease and have been advised by my doctor to avoid coconuts and coconut milk, but is it okay to drink coconut water?

Q: My wife once loved creating wonderful meals, but now she has abruptly decided she is no longer interested in cooking. Is this normal?

Health and wellness experts practice exclusively at Erickson Living communities. Dr. Kundrat received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and his medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa.

Health and wellness experts practice exclusively at Erickson Living communities all over the U.S. Dr. Posner received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt., and his medical degree from the University of Montpellier in Montpellier, France. He completed his internship at St.

Health and wellness experts practice exclusively at Erickson Living communities all over the U.S. Dr. Suneja received her medical degree at Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi, India. She then completed her residency in internal medicine at Sinai Grace Hospital, affiliated with Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich. She is board-certified in internal medicine.

Dr. Norman received her bachelor’s degree in business administration and economics from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Tex., and her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. Her internship and residency in internal medicine and fellowship in geriatrics were also completed at the University of California, San Francisco.

Health and wellness experts practice exclusively at Erickson Living communities all over the U.S. Dr. Orlic received his bachelor’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa., and his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, N.Y.

Health and wellness experts practice exclusively at Erickson Living communities all over the U.S. Dr. Stewart received his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University in College Station, Tex., and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He completed his residency at Floyd County Hospital in Rome, Ga.

Health and wellness experts practice exclusively at Erickson Living communities all over the U.S. Dr. Dar received his medical degree from Punjab University in Pakistan and completed his residency in internal medicine at Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, Ill.