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How to control running nose without medication ?

How to control running nose without medication ?

Nasal irrigations: You might benefit from saline irrigations, either a spray or flushing. There is a wonderful product called ponaris oil you could try. It is made of medicinal plant oils designed by nasa scientists for nasal complaints. Then there is always tissues..... ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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How to control phlegm whilst running?

How to control phlegm whilst running?

It's natural: When running your breathing rate increases, which can be very drying to the airways. Increased phlegm production is a completely natural way to counteract this drying, even though in the winter outside it can be really annoying. My advice (as gross as it is) is to get good at spitting and snot rockets. Or wash your gloves often - that's what i do! good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of stuffy nose without taking medicine? (breastfeeding)

How to get rid of stuffy nose without taking medicine? (breastfeeding)

Saline drops: Nasal saline is your best bet. Cold medicines like sudafed can decrease your milk supply. ...Read more

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Is there a way to help to keep my asthma under control without medication?

Is there a way to help to keep my asthma under control without medication?

Hard to say: Asthma is quite variable in it's expression across all the affected patients.Some will have a cough variant asthma and never know they have it & never have a significant event. Some will never be off meds without ending up hospitalized or dead.The rate of abrupt death in asthma sufferers remains a significant problem in spite of progresses in treatment.Not having some treatment available is risky. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to deal with the pain from primary dysmenorrhea naturally without going on birth control pills?

Can you suggest how to deal with the pain from primary dysmenorrhea naturally without going on birth control pills?

Try Naproxen: Try starting Naproxen (Aleve) 1 week before your period is due to start. Continue taking it regularly through the period. This is sometimes helpful. If available in your area, you may want to try massage therapy or accupuncture. Exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor may be beneficial as well. ...Read more

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Is a dr allowed to stop seeing you and stop your meds cold turkey and kick you to the curb because you can no longer afford an epidural?

Is a dr allowed to stop seeing you and stop your meds cold turkey and kick you to the curb because you can no longer afford an epidural?

Law varies: Laws on patient dismissal vary from state to state, but there are a few hard and fast rules that apply in the us. If a doctor has been providing care, he can dismiss you from their practice for non-payment, non-compliance with treatment, breaking practice rules you have agreed to (ie, not showing up for appointments). However, a doctor must give you 30 days of emergency care and medication. ...Read more

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What's the best way to control my galesterol without medication?

What's the best way to control my galesterol without medication?

Cholesterol: Eating a low fat/low cholesterol diet along with regular exercise should help to improve your cholesterol panel. ...Read more

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Anyone know of good OTC meds to help a blocked nose quickly?

Anyone know of good OTC meds to help a blocked nose quickly?

Nasal spray: Using a neti pot with saline/bicarbonate solution is a great way to clear a stuffy nose and sinuses. There are also saline nasal sprays available and your pharmacist will show you the most popular. ...Read more

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Ways to stop a runny nose fast?

Ways to stop a runny nose fast?

Depends on the cause: The easiest way to dry up a runny nose is with over-the-counter antihistamines (zyrtec (cetirizine) or allegra). However, just treating the runny nose does not help you with identifying the cause of the symptoms. ...Read more

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How to calm coughing in a child without using medication?

How to calm coughing in a child without using medication?

Environment: Dust free environment, change pillow cases twice a week, no pets in bedroom, change bed sheets once a week, remove rugs in bedroom, ventilate bedroom clean air filters. Try slowing breathing rate down by blowing out like you blowing out a candle to lengthen time of exhaling air. Check with pediatrician. ...Read more

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What can someone with bipolar do to cope without being on medication? What ways make it easier to control an episode?

What can someone with bipolar do to cope without being on medication? What ways make it easier to control an episode?

Agree w Dr. Younus: Is there a reason that you do not take medication for your bipolar Disorder? It is really essential for it's treatment & control. In the mean time stay clear of alcohol, caffeine and illicit drugs. Avoid sleep deprivation at all costs - aim for about 8 hours per night. If you are not receiving talking therapy - that is really essential. Talk about feelings & address problems. Don't avoid them. > ...Read more

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Tips on how to use a nasal steroid correctly so it can help shrink my nasal turbinates so head pressure can leave?

Tips on how to use a nasal steroid correctly so it can help shrink my nasal turbinates so head pressure can leave?

Are you pregnant?: Oral steroids are often far more effective in reducing size of most polyps quickly, but there are relative safety concerns with pregnancy (listed here as a condition) that have to be considered case by case. Other meds like Singulair (montelukast) can be helpful in situations. Often, use of an inhaler with rubber nipple attached (nasally) more effective than typical nose spray. Don't forget thesaline irrigation ...Read more

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How to get my body to sleep without taking any medicine?

How to get my body to sleep without taking any medicine?

Insomnia: Good sleep hygiene is key. Try to avoid electronics, nicotine, alcohol, caffeine, vigorous exercise, bright lights, ; large meals prior to bedtime. Regularize your sleep ; wake up times. Use your bed for sleep only. Avoid daytime naps. Manage stressors. Understanding why you have insomnia can be effective in treating it. A sleep medicine specialist can help with figuring that out. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Is it bad to take birth control on and off? Keep forgetting to take daily. Can oral birth control cause you to retain water?

Is it bad to take birth control on and off? Keep forgetting to take daily. Can oral birth control cause you to retain water?

Pregnancy: It's not bad in that it would cause harm. On the other hand if you are forgetting pills then it wont do its job and prevent an unplanned pregnancy and is likely to trigger irregular menstrual bleeding. Perhaps the pill is not the best choice for you. Consider an iud or another method that requires less remembering. ...Read more

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How to stop diarrhoea without medication?

How to stop diarrhoea without medication?

Depends on the cause: of your frequent, loose stools. Would obtain medical evaluation to explore this further. Take care. ...Read more

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Want to overcome bpd without being on medication my whole life. Meds help a lot. What's the best way? Go off meds and see counselor?

Want to overcome bpd without being on medication my whole life. Meds help a lot. What's the best way? Go off meds and see counselor?

BIPOLAR DISORDER: If rx had helped before then you must be cured or in remission. Avoid precipitating problems that can bring back the disorder. Try without rx and see the counselor only. Good luck ! ...Read more

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How to relieve allergys without taking medication or using nasal washes?

How to relieve allergys without taking medication or using nasal washes?

Avoidance: First, get allergy testing done to know which allergens affect you most. Next, eliminate those allergens from your environment. Dust-proofing the home/office is not entirely achievable, but still helps with dust mite allergy. A pet allergy may cost you your pet! if you are allergic to mold, it must be eliminated from the home or office. The only other option is immunotherapy, or allergy shots. ...Read more

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