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How can you clear a stuffy nose?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: A neti pot 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. Consider use.

In brief: A neti pot 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. Consider use.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
of oral decongetstants. Afrin can work quickly but can only be used short-term due to danger of worsening congestion.
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