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Hypothyroidism Cause For Post Nasal Drip
Yes it can, BUT: Even though i'm a homeopath as well as a conventional physician, homeopathy would not be my primary recommendation for treating hypothyroidism. Replenishment of hormone is needed. Homeopathy can help whatever the body itself can heal -- and it can definitely help the allergies. You may also find some food sensitivities at the bottom of those, and dietary adjustments can make a huge difference! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hypothyroidism is also known as Underactive thyroid. Level, which can cause fatigue increased sensitivity to cold constipation dry skin unexplained weight gain puffy face hoarseness muscle weakness elevated blood cholesterol level muscle aches, tenderness and stiffness pain, stiffness or swelling in your joints heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods thinning hair slowed heart ...Read more
Can untreated chronic post nasal drip for well over a decade cause mouth issues, like tongue coating and dry mouth, scalloped tongue?
Yes: Yes, the chronic post nasal drip is likely causing you to be more of a mouth breather. This causes change in the quality and character of the saliva hence dry mouth, coated tongue, probably bad breath, etc. The scalloped or crenated tongue may be an indication of other health issues such as hypothyroidism ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
General advice: Drinking more fluids can dilute the mucus and make it less irritating. Nasal saline every 2 hours has a similar effect, and also flushes the mucus. Prescription nasal steroids often help, by reducing the inflammation which produces mucus. Keep in mind that in some people what feels like a postnasal drip is really acid reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can constant post nasal drip cause frequent gagging? I have had freq. PND & have started gagging frequently the past week or two
Yes: Chronic rhinitis presents with a variety of symptoms including nasal congestion, running, itching (eyes and nose), and post-nasal drip that can be severe. Some patients describe it as "drowning in snot." Triggers can be allergic (animal dander, pollen, dust mites) or non-allergic (strong scents/odors, cleaning products, weather changes). See an Allergist to get this under better control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: Post nasal drip typically causes throat discomfort and throat clearing. Crackles generally refers to lung sounds where there is fluid in the alveoli (most distal part of the lung where gas exchange takes place). Crackles is common in pneumonia and "interstitial lung diseases.". ...Read more
Or the reverse...: Quite possibly the origin of the post nasal drip is also the origin of the bad odor. Could you have a polyp in the nasal cavity that causes mucus to be secreted and puddle? Could there be a chronic infection in one of your sinus cavities? Do you have chronic congestion or discolored drainage? Certainly something to be evaluated more thoroughly. ...Read more
Post nasal drip: Post nasal drip may due to rhinitis, sinusitis, gastro-esopahageal reflux, allergies; find the cause and treat it. For example allergies can be treated with antihystamine( loratadine, benadryl, cetirizine), reflux can be treated with antacid (ranitidine, omeprazole, lansoprazole), see a doc to find the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post nasal drip is a term used to describe the common symptoms of sore throat and cough in the presence of a runny nose with sufferers experiencing a worsening of symptoms at night with mild relief during the day. Allergies or nasal/sinus infection cause excess mucous to "drip" into the throat when lying down resulting in congestion, irritation, and inflamation of ...Read more
The thyroid makes thyroid hormone, the main one is t4, which is converted in other tissues to t3. An underactive thyroid makes too little thyroid hormone. You feel sluggish, bloated, constipated, cold. It is treated by taking replacement hormone levothyroxine. The thyroid also makes calcitonin, which is involved in calcium metabolism, but it is a weak hormone in ...Read more
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