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Doctor insights on: Ayurvedic Homeopathic Problems Related Chronic Rhinitis Menopause

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Rhinitis (Definition)

This is a symptomatic disorder of the nose characterized by inflamed nasal mucosa. Groupings of rhinitis exist triggered by infection, allergy, non-allergic triggers/exposure, meds, immune disorder, and/or structural problems in the nose. Symptoms can include itching, sneezing, congestion, watery/mucoid drainage, post-nasal drainage with sore throat, ear ...Read more


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What is an ayurvedic, or homeopathic medicine for chronic rhinitis which may be due to menopause?

What is an ayurvedic, or homeopathic medicine for chronic rhinitis which may be due to menopause?

Great question: First, ayurveda rarely recs a one size fits all answer-so this is hard to respond to- you would need a constitutional analysis to determine your dosha (mind body type) and imbalance. At peri and menopause we are all undergoing vata imbalance so you may be having edema as a response to dryness- try heating herbs- ginger, pepper, and grounding practices like sesame oil massage and shirodara. ...Read more

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What is ayurvedic, or homeopathic medicine for chronic rhinitis?

What is ayurvedic, or homeopathic medicine for chronic rhinitis?

AYURVEDIC MEDICINE: Is the traditional medicine of india, originating some 5, 000 yrs ago.It emphasizes on re establishing balance in the body through diet, lifestyle, exercise, and body cleansing, with improvements in the health of body, mind and spirit. As far as how it makes chronic rhinitis better specificslly, I have not a clue. ...Read more

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What is a simple, ayurvedic, or homeopathic medicine for chronic rhinitis?

What is a simple, ayurvedic, or homeopathic medicine for chronic rhinitis?

Avoid dairy/gluten. : Super low or nonexistent estrogen levels in menopause can reduce immunity. Best treatment for that is cyclic bhrt. However, chronic rhinitis is frequently caused by a gluten or dairy sensitivity. ...Read more

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Is there is any difference between chronic sinusitis and chronic rhinitis?

Is there is any difference between chronic sinusitis and chronic rhinitis?

Yes: Chronic rhinitis is chronic drainage from the nose. It can be caused by allergy or a chronic sinus infection. It can also occur without allergy or a sinus infection. A chronic sinus infection is chronic inflammation of the sinuses which in turn may cause chronic rhinitis. ...Read more

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Can chronic rhinitis ever go away?

Can chronic rhinitis ever go away?

Absolutely: The majority of chronic rhinitis causes have environmental, structural or infectious components. The key is identifying cause. Symptoms may be transient or seasonal as well. Trigger avoidance, proper medication and maintenance of healthy mucosa go a long way. A physician experienced in working up different types of chronic rhinitis and a virtual consult may be just the thing to get started. ...Read more

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What can I do if I'm suffering from chronic rhinitis? (meds are not working)

What can I do if I'm suffering from chronic rhinitis? (meds are not working)

Target the cause: Chronic rhinitis is a common general term to describe allergic, non-allergic or mixed rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is most commonly due to sensitization to pollens (tree, grass or weeds), animal dander, or dust mite. Allergy shots are particularly helpful in this case. Non-allergic rhinitis can be due to irritants (eg perfumes, smoke), infection, structural defects etc. So, the answer depends. ...Read more

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Chronic rhinitis for 2 years. Tried everything. Worst symptom = thick mucus PND. Would Azelastine spray be worth a go? How long to test it for?

Chronic rhinitis for 2 years. Tried everything. Worst symptom = thick mucus PND. Would Azelastine spray be worth a go? How long to test it for?

Certainly: It is worth trying and you may also consider adding a nasal steroid to it at the same time as well. It should start working in 15 minutes but may take several days to provide optimal results. Do note that reflux can at times lead to a sensation of PND. ...Read more

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
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Ayurveda (Definition)

Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more