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What kind of humidifier is good for getting rid of freq stuffy nose?

What kind of humidifier is good for getting rid of freq stuffy nose?

Don't know if it can: A humidifier has benefits in the winter when the heater/furnace is used.Without the humidifier, dry heat can cause headaches, sore throats, congestion from dehydrated airways. The house humidity can drop <10% without help. If the humidity >60% , like your shower stall, you may increase mold growth and create problems from the excess.I've never rec humidifiers for a runny nose, doubt any benifit. ...Read more

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Humidifier (Definition)

Increasing the humidity in your home helps eliminate the dry air that can irritate and inflame the passages in the nose and throat. Humidified air can relieve the discomfort of colds and the flu. Using a humidifier in the home can help relieve a stuffy nose and can help break up mucus so you ...Read more


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What method is there to get rid of a stuffy nose?

What method is there to get rid of a stuffy 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 A.M. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of mucus from throat and nose?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of mucus from throat and 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. Mix a tsp of. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a stuffy nose?

What causes rid of a stuffy 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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What is the best way to get rid of an itchy, sneezy kind of nose and lazy, sore, tired eyes?

What is the best way to get rid of an itchy, sneezy kind of nose and lazy, sore, tired eyes?

Allergy?: The symptoms are consistent with upper respiratory tract allergy. An otc antihistamine, and saline irrigations will help. But the best advice is to see an allergist. ...Read more

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What are the best way to get rid of a stuffy/ runny nose?

What are the best way to get rid of a stuffy/ runny nose?

Depends on cause.: 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 A.M. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of mucus from the throat and chest?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of mucus from the throat and chest?

Depends on cause: Post nasal drip is from acid reflux, too dry saliva, retained throat secretions because the pharynx can't clear them, pharyngeal diverticulitis, foreign body sensation from globus, habit, chronic nasopharyngitis, and others. It rarely indicates a serious condition but i would be most concerned if there is coughing or choking with swallowing, hoarseness, or abnormal swallowing. Know cause to treat. ...Read more

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What type of tea is most recommended for stuffy nose and watery eyes?

What type of tea is most recommended for stuffy nose and watery eyes?

Nothing really works: Truly no tea exists to cure the symptoms of a common cold or allergies despite what may be out there. And very little improvement if any. ...Read more

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What the best way to getting rid of a runny nose?

What the best way to getting rid of a runny nose?

First, diagnosis: A runny nose may be allergy, viral, nasal polyp, non-allergic rhinitis or vaso-motor rhinitis. The point I am making is, ask not what the treatment is, ask what the problem is. Good clinicians treat disease, not symptoms. Therefore, i recommend you consult a competent rhinologist (nose doctor) and find out why you have a runny nose. ...Read more

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What's usually recommended for getting rid of nose bleeding?

What's usually recommended for getting rid of nose bleeding?

Pinch your nose: Most nose bleeds occur on thefront part of the septum , the wall between the two sides of your nose. Gently blow blood clot out of your nose. With your thumb on the side of your nose that is bleeding, pinch the front of your nose fairly hard for 10 to 15 minutes. Don't stick anything up you nose. Don't pinch the top of your nose. Lean forward, not backward. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way to get rid of a cold. I have a cough and a bit of a runny nose. Does vitamin C help?

What is the fastest way to get rid of a cold. I have a cough and a bit of a runny nose. Does vitamin C help?

Antihistamines/rest : Rest plus an antihistamine and warm salt water gargles will help. Vitamin c can help and can't hurt. Try airborne at first signs of a cold. The most important thing is to rest and not to rush back to normal life until you are recovered. ...Read more

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Please explain what gets rid of a stuffy nose and coughing?

Please explain what gets rid of a stuffy nose and coughing?

Depends: It really depends on what is causing it. If it is allergies then either avoiding the trigger or allergy medication may help, including a nose spray (prescription). If it is an infection or a cold, then it will pass with time, and you can use over the counter medications for a coupe of days for relief. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for getting rid of a stuffed up nose from a cold?

What do you recommend for getting rid of a stuffed up nose from a cold?

Mucinex (guaifenesin) D. : I like this product but don't use it if you have high blood pressure. It works for 12 hours. Saline nasal spray like ocean spray can help too. ...Read more

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Whats the best way of getting rid of a bad cold?

Coldeze: The zinc in coldeze may shorten the duration of a cold by a day or so otherwise nothing else will shorten it. Symptomatic treatment will make you feel better and make it seem to pass more quickly. Throat lozenges for sore throat, pseudephedrine for nasal congestion, Robitussin-DM for cough and tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain and discomfort when needed are what i recommend. ...Read more

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What's the best for getting rid of a cold?

What's the best for getting rid of a cold?

Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day 2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week. 3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good) 4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days 5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more

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What are ways of getting rid of a cough at home?

What are ways of getting rid of a cough at home?

Cough: In general, a symptom of coughing can first be addressed by over the counter measures. Cough specific syrups or tablets are readily available. Decongestant medicines can help if the cough is related to sinus drainage. Giving the cough ample time to clear is advisable but if you develop fevers, shortness of breath, chest pains, or bloody sputum, it may be time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of your cough and sore throat over night?

Is there a good way to get rid of your cough and sore throat over night?

No cure, reduce sxs.: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Try ginger w honey. ...Read more

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What's the fastest medicine for getting rid of a headache?

What's the fastest medicine for getting rid of a headache?

Fluids and Sleep: Ensure you're taking enough fluids. Try getting a good nights sleep. Stay away from bright lights and loud noises. If these don't cure the headache ,try taking some Tylenol or Anti inflammatories. If none of these help then you need to see a Dr to investigate the cause of the headache ...Read more

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