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is there a connection between stress and congestion

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Dr. Kenneth Adler
48 years experience Psychiatry
Unlikely: This is not a common symptom of anxiety.

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: they can cause dizziness
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Turbinates: Enlarged turbinates can occur from a virus, allergies or in some people they can be large without any cause. Treatment has to do with the cause. If it ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sress link to all: free can cause nasal congestion not swollen turbinatesbut work on stress without medication and see you get better. YOGA , meditate
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
31 years experience General Practice
Yes: Allergies can cause excess fluid in the sinuses and nasal passages. This fluid creates a place for bacteria and viruses to grow, creating sinusitis.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Masturbation: Yes certainly - the association is due to changes in heart rate and blood pressure - this is what may cause the headache.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Aerophagia likely: Involuntary belching after a meal is normal, caused by release of swallowed gas after distension of the stomach with food. Magenblase syndrome is post ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Nose Picking: Research studies indicate that at least 90% of adults do pick their noses, and in most it's "just a habit." there are some, though, in whom the behav ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes : Anxiety can make it worse.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
No: No, leukorrhea does not correlate with depression. However, leukorrhea can sometimes correlate with vaginal infection. It might be depressing if you ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhukar Punja
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
No: Not that i know of.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: Heat intolerance (i presume more than usual) relates to abnormal adaptation and isperceived in the lower part of the brain. An unbalanced signal throu ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Can be : If the cancer metastasizes to brain, or if infiltrates brain coverings (carcinomatous meningitis), vertigo can be a symptom. But also, cancer medicin ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
Not necssarily: Arthritis and other certain types of rashes have a stronger correlation.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Selter
36 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Allergy and snoring: Upper airways congestion whether due to allergy or cold can lead to snoring. Treatment of the underlying inflammation with an intranasal steroid can f ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Kessler
14 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on the pill: There is an association between hormones and pills and it has been seen in studies. If you notice side effects after going on a certain pill then dis ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meena Khandelwal
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: In some women migraines can occur due to hormonal changes.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Ginger: There is a small number of complications related to ginger and if you have noticed hypo-pigmentation only after you started taking ginger you should s ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
31 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Hypersensitivity can create abnormal amounts of stress. The subsequent elevation in stress hormones like cortisol can then lead to chemical changes in ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anti-Depressants: Some patients do complain of a dulling of emotion, check with your prescribing doctor to obtain help in addressing whether or not this symptom is caus ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: They are caused by totally different mechanisms as far as we can understand since the exact mechanism for either condition is not entirely clear even ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cathie Lippman
47 years experience Environmental Health
Yes: The more harsh chemicals and pollutants we have to deal with, the more stress on our detoxifying system. That can lead to increasing allergies which ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Not directly: There is an increased risk for gingivitis. If the pregnancy has caused increased stress, you may grind your teeth causing a tooth ache. Your teeth w ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No there is not.

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