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Any natural remedies for nasal congestion?

Any natural remedies for nasal congestion?

Sinus rinses: Nasal saline ( salt water ) solution is readily available in any pharmacy. Comes as pressurized or pump spray. Could also consider Neti pot or other sinus rinses. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Loury
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Natural remedy for heartburn/gerd?

Natural remedy for heartburn/gerd?

Multiple things.: Chewing gum for 30 mins after eating has shown to help. Also taking half a teaspoon of baking soda with water also helps. Avoid the foods that cause it such as coffee, tea, peppermint, high fat foods, chocolate, etc. ...Read more

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What's a natural remedy for allergies?

What's a natural remedy for allergies?

Not really: Natural remedies are not terribly effective for allergies. There are many safe and effective medicines for allergies over the counter and by prescription. An allergist can test you to identify what you are allergic to and help develop an appropriate treatment plan which may include medicines and/or allergy injections. ...Read more

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Is there any natural remedy for sinusis?

Is there any natural remedy for sinusis?

Neilmed Sinus Rinse: Many times people call it sinusitis, but it's simply an allergic exacerbation that is causing one's sinuses to get inflamed and cause pressure and congestion. Often rinsing one to two times daily with a saltwater rinse can make a huge difference in decreasing inflammation within the sinus cavities. ...Read more

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Natural remedy for shingles?

Natural remedy for shingles?

Homeopathy, FSM: There are many effective remedies for shingles. Homeopathy is very effective- see http://www.Holisticonline.Com/remedies/shingles/shingles_homeopathy.Htm also consider http://www.Frequencyspecific.Com/ also try vit. A, c, zinc, lysine and antiviral herbs like japanese knotweed and olive leaf extract. ...Read more

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Is there a natural remedy for allergies?

Is there a natural remedy for allergies?

Allergy: I find that inhaled allergens (pollen, dust, etc.) become less of a problem when they are promptly removed from the nose where they first enter the body. Neti pot nasal rinses have really worked well for many of my patients. It's not a cure but it may set the world on fire in cases of bad allergies where avoidance of allergens is simply impossible. ...Read more

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What is a natural remedy for sinus?

What is a natural remedy for sinus?

Saline rinse: Use of a neti pot to irrigate your sinus is safe, natural and effective ...Read more

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Is there any wholesome natural remedy for nose allergies?

Is there any wholesome natural remedy for nose allergies?

Immunotherapy: The most natural and long lasting treatment for allergies is allergen immunotherapy, see your local allergist ifyou are a candidate. ...Read more

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Natural remedies for chest congestion and a cough?

Natural remedies for chest congestion and a cough?

Honey: One of the simplest is a teaspoon of honey every 4-6 hours for cough and increase your water intake. ...Read more

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What are the best natural remedies for a runny nose?

What are the best natural remedies for a runny nose?

Neti pots can : Reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed ; again in the morning. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more

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Best natural medicine for cold?

Best natural medicine for cold?

The one you know: You know already your mom's chicken soup ! ...Read more

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Natural remediesfor bronchitis and congestion?

Natural remediesfor bronchitis and congestion?

Honey: Honey is a good remedy for cough especially when mixed with a mild tea. I also have found that mint flavored teas are very soothing to the airways and can open up clogged airways/bronchial tubes especially when the steam from mint flavored teas is inhaled. ...Read more

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Natural remedies for gallstones?

Natural remedies for gallstones?

None I recommend : The only tried and true remedy for gallstones is removal of the gallbladder. Ursodiol is a non-surgical consideration, but not very effective and not considered the standard of care. ...Read more

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What's the optimal natural remedy for eye allergic?

What's the optimal natural remedy for eye allergic?

Tears: Preservative free tears, and there a natural eye drops by similasan made for allergies, and cool compresses (wash cloth with cool water the closed eyes). ...Read more

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Any natural remedies for dizziness?

Any natural remedies for dizziness?

Read below: First of all the cause of the dizziness should be investigated why use unknown potentially harmful remedy for an often benign symptom that can be relieved with good well tried medications?! ...Read more

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What's good herbal remedy for chronic diarrhea?

What's good herbal remedy for chronic diarrhea?

Diarrhea: The best thing to try initially for chronic diarrhea is psyllium. It can be bought from the natural food store or in the form of products such as Metamucil. Be sure to drink extra liquids with it. If it does not help, I'll be sure to see your doctor or a gastroenterologist for work up of the chronic diarrhea, to determine its source. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a natural home remedy for dacryocystitis?

What is a natural home remedy for dacryocystitis?

There are none.: Dacryocystitis, or infection of the lacimal sac, is usually a result of a block naso-lacrimal duct, the tube that connects the eye and nose. Surgery to open this or create a new opening is often required. See an oculoplastic surgeon for evaluation of this problem. ...Read more

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Natural remedies for chest congestion and a cough?

Honey: One of the simplest is a teaspoon of honey every 4-6 hours for cough and increase your water intake. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies for chest congestion and a cough?

What are some natural remedies for chest congestion and a cough?

Cough : When given accurately, homeopathic remedies in 30c potency can often help acute symptoms of cough & congestion. Bryonia alba helps with coughs that go down into the chest -- & cough is dry, hard, & painful. Patient holds onto the chest. Causticum has dry, irritated cough -- worse from laughing, talking, or any sort of air friction. It's a main remedy for bronchitis. Coccus cacti: paroxysms. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the natural remedies for chest congestion and cough?

Can you please describe the natural remedies for chest congestion and cough?

Natural Remedies: Mix hot water, 1 tsp. Lemon juice & 1 tsp. Honey in a mug, then add more lemon juice or honey to taste, if desired. Sip the mixture slowly and inhale the steam from the hot liquid to help reduce congestion in the chest. Or make tea with 2 tsp of marshmallow root bark per 1cup of hot water (steep in a covered pot for at least 5 minutes). Drink several times a day or as needed to relieve coughing. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the natural remedies for chest congestion and cough?

Cough: Many coughs clear up by themselves but some do not - pneumonia, sinusitis, reflux, asthma and allergy are some of the causes of chronic cough that respond to treatment. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Any natural remedies for nasal congestion?

Sinus rinses: Nasal saline ( salt water ) solution is readily available in any pharmacy. Comes as pressurized or pump spray. Could also consider Neti pot or other sinus rinses. ...Read more

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Natural treatment for weakness and congestion due to cold in elderly person. Also, is Mucinex (guaifenesin) safe for high blood pressure.?

Natural treatment for weakness and congestion due to cold in elderly person. Also, is Mucinex (guaifenesin) safe for high blood pressure.?

Mucinex (guaifenesin) safe: One must first be certain the "congestion" is not due to something serious such as congestive heart failure or pneumonia. If it's not, then oral fluids, especially hot liquids, humidifier or hot, steamy shower, and citrus fruits can help. Make sure blood pressure is kept below 130mm systolic; avoid salt; rest and tylenol (acetaminophen) can help. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a natural, at home remedy for sinus pain caused by congestion?

Steam, saline: Steam will give you temporary decongestion, nasal saline spray, or nasal irrigation will likely help as well. ...Read more

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Is there any natural remedy i can use for chest congestion, pneumonia, or bronchitis. I get these a lot and am getting another bout now.?

Is there any natural remedy i can use for chest congestion, pneumonia, or bronchitis. I get these a lot and am getting another bout now.?

Preventive measures: If you smoke, stop! if you're exposed to 2nd-hand smoke, avoid it. Eat healthy meals to maintain immune system. If you're around sick people, wash hands (or hand sanitizer) often; avoid touching nose/eyes before sanitizing hands. Try to avoid others' coughs/ sneezes, especially if not covered. Elderberry, astragalus, echinacea, zinc, airborne supposedly help prevent respiratory infections. ...Read more

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What is best remedy for congestion for a 39month pregnant?

What is best remedy for congestion for a 39month pregnant?

Nasal saline: Spraying the nostrils with saline (salt water) solution is safe, and may give you some relief. ...Read more

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What to if I am looking for a remedy for sinus congestion?

What to if I am looking for a remedy for sinus congestion?

Drainage or congesti: Blockage is from swelling, polyps, structural problems, allergy, etc. Drainage is from allergy, sinusitis, viral illness, rhinitis. Treatment depends on the cause. Saline rinse, decongestants, nasal steroids, surgery for congestion depending on cause. Saline rinse, antihistamines, nasal steroids, decongestants, atrovent, et al for drainage. ...Read more

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I get congestion leading to asthma and treatment?What should I do?

I get congestion leading to asthma and treatment?What should I do?

Allergies?: Congestion often occurs due to allergies. If this is the case you may want to get tested to determine what your allergies are. Avoidance or desensitizing shots may be the trick. Talk to your physician about non-sedating antihistamines if he/she feels it is allergies. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please let me know if there is a remedy for a 3 year olds chest congestion that i can buy otc?

Nasal Saline/Fluids: If your child has nasal congestion, nasal saline drops and gently suctioning out the mucus will help with post nasal drip and cough. For prolonged fever, trouble breathing, prolonged cough, a physician visit is recommended. Monitor his fever and provide fluids to keep your child well hydrated. ...Read more

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Cough n cold what are the quick remedy? And congestion?

Cough n cold what are the quick remedy? And congestion?

Several things: For children over one year of age honey can be used as a cough suppressant (unsafe for kids under one year old). Nasal saline relieves congestion and inflammation in the nasal passages. Vapor rub can be used on the chest and has been proven effective in reducing cough and cold symptoms. Ibuprofen works well for pain and fever. If high fever or prolonged symptoms then will need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Childs chest congestion remedy, what to do?

Childs chest congestion remedy, what to do?

Chest congestion: It depends on the child's age, whether he has fever, whether he has difficulty breathing and other variables. One thing you can do is have your child breath in hot steam from a hot shower and use a vaporizer and elevate his mattress so he is sleeping on an angle. Push fluids but avoid milk. Write back with more specifics. ...Read more

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What is a good remedy for sinus congestion?

What is a good remedy for sinus congestion?

Diagnosis: This is a common question asked by patients. How do you know your paranasal sinuses are congested? Could it really be your nose is congested. So the answer to your question is a specific diagnosis must be made. Otc meds such as Robitussin or Mucinex (guaifenesin) my help but certainly allergy needs to be ruled out. The gold standard to prove that you have sinusitis is a cat scan. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for sinus congestion?

Sinus Congestion: Oral decongestants, such as pseudoephedrine, and saline nasal flushes may help relieve sinus congestion. Most of the otc antihistamines combine a decongesant, such as Allegra d, zyrtec d, and Claritin d. Prescription nasal steroid sprays work the best. Go see your primary care health provider to discuss what's best for you. ...Read more

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Can you suggest any remedy for sinus congestion and loss of balance?

Sinusitis: Sinus congestion or sinusitis may affect the inner ear and cause imbalance and hearing loss. It is important to see a ears nose and throat (ENT) physician who specializes in the temporal bone (neuro-otologist) to determine if the imbalance is linked to the sinus congestion and to provide a treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Phil Zapanta
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Nasal Congestion (Stuffiness) (Definition)

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