Learn how to stop a runny nose and get rid of a runny nose fast with this home remedy made easy!
WHAT IS A RUNNY NOSE:
Non-allergic rhinitis happens when the inside of your nose becomes irritated, causing a blocked or runny nose. It can be treated with medicines from a pharmacist or GP.
Check if it's non-allergic rhinitis,
The most common symptoms of non-allergic rhinitis are:
- A blocked or runny nose
- An itchy nose
- A reduced sense of smell
Sometimes non-allergic rhinitis can also cause a crust to form inside the nose. This may have a bad smell and bleed if you try to remove it.
Causes of non-allergic rhinitis,
Common causes of non-allergic rhinitis include:
- Having a cold
- Changes in the weather, such as temperature or humidity
- Smoke, perfume and paint fumes
- Alcohol and spicy food
- Hormone changes in pregnancy or puberty, or from taking medicines such as hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the contraceptive pill
- Conditions such as an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
- Medicines such as ACE inhibitors, beta blockers, aspirin and anti-inflammatory painkillers like ibuprofen
- Using decongestant nasal sprays too often
Non-allergic rhinitis is different from allergic rhinitis, which is caused by allergies such as hay fever.
WHEN TO SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION FOR A RUNNY NOSE:
- You have non-allergic rhinitis and the symptoms get worse
- You get asthma symptoms or your asthma gets worse
- Your symptoms are affecting your sleep and everyday life
- It's not clear what's causing your symptoms
- Treatments from a pharmacist are not working
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