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What are the best natural remedies for a runny nose?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Saline

Using saline/salt water nose drops and a humidifier are safe and help alleviate symptoms.
Despit what some say, there are no prven safe "ntural" remedies that cure the commom cold. Life should only be that easy!

In brief: Saline

Using saline/salt water nose drops and a humidifier are safe and help alleviate symptoms.
Despit what some say, there are no prven safe "ntural" remedies that cure the commom cold. Life should only be that easy!
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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