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Can homeopathy help with chronic post nasal drip allergies and hypothyroidism ?

Can homeopathy help with chronic post nasal drip allergies and hypothyroidism ?

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 more

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Post Nasal Drip (Definition)

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


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Can post nasal drip cause crackles?

Can post nasal drip cause crackles?

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

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How can you stop post nasal drip which causes vomitting. ?

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, (diphenhydramine) cetirizine), reflux can be treated with antacid (ranitidine, omeprazole, lansoprazole), see a doc to find the cause. ...Read more

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Does sertraline cause post nasal drip?

Does sertraline cause post nasal drip?

Probably not: I have never seen this side effect. However, everyone is unique and has a unique chemistry. Talk with the prescribing physician if you feel post nasal drip and sertraline are related in your case. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause slight hoarse voice?

Can post nasal drip cause slight hoarse voice?

Post nasal drip: Yes. If you have allergies, remember to take your medications. Saline nasal spray can be very helpful to thin mucus, making it more easy to move down the throat and decreasing throat clearing. Rest your voice while it is hoarse to reduce vocal strain. ...Read more

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Can actinomycosis cause post nasal drip?or can be allergies?

Can actinomycosis cause post nasal drip?or can be allergies?

Actinomycosis: This is a fungal infection and can cause serious sinus infections. Yes one symptom from it may be post nasal drip. Post nasal drip is very common in allergies. But if you think you have actinomycosis you see your MD. ...Read more

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Can silent reflux cause post nasal drip and swollen turbinates?

Can silent reflux cause post nasal drip and swollen turbinates?

Atypical reflux: Yes your symptoma may be related to silent reflux.A course of twice daily theraputic ppi should be tried to see if you grt symptoimatic relief. ...Read more

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Can a pretty bad deviated septum cause constant post nasal drip?

Possibly yes: If the deviated septum contributes to sinusitis, then constant nasal drip may occur. Your history of allergies may also contribute to this. If the drainage should become purulent or bloody, you may benefit from antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip or sinusitis cause a cough that produces a lot of mucous?

Can post nasal drip or sinusitis cause a cough that produces a lot of mucous?

Yes: The cough is likely due to irritation at the back of the throat and the mucous is likely drainage from the sinuses. ...Read more

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Is it true that milk causes more phlegm. What foods should be avoided by people with post nasal drip, ? What food is recommended? Is chocolate bad here

Is it true that milk causes more phlegm. What foods should be avoided by people with post nasal drip, ? What food is recommended? Is chocolate bad here

Milk and phlegm: It is an old wive's tale. Someone with post nasal drip can eat whatever they like - eating certain foods won't help or hurt nasal congestion or a runny nose though warm fluids ie soup, tea etc will have a soothing effect. Chocolate isn't bad either. ...Read more

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What causes post nasal drip and swollen throat?

What causes post nasal drip and swollen throat?

Postnatal drip: When mucus runs down the back of your nose to your throat . Can be due to colds, flu, allergies, perfumes , cleaning agents, smoke, meds, changing weather- cold temps or excess dryness, spicy foods or sinus infection. Annoying feeling, most common cause of chronic cough .Excess mucus down the throat makes you feel hoarse ; give you a feeling of swollen throat/ sore throat . Drink plenty of fluids ...Read more

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What is the cause of post nasal drip?

What is the cause of post nasal drip?

Post nasal drip: The most common causes are allergies or chronic sinus infections. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause reflux?

Can post nasal drip cause reflux?

No, but: Sometimes the problem is not that producing too much mucus, but rather it's not being cleared away effectively. Swallowing problems can cause a buildup of liquids in throat, which can feel like postnasal drip. These problems can sometimes occur with age, a blockage, or conditions such as GERD. The conditions can coexist separately in the same patient. See ENT doc to sort out the problem. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more