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I have caught a cold and my head is congested and so is my nose. Do you recommend any all-natural medicine to open up my head and nose?
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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 3 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 3 months ago

you can try peppermint oil in your mouth

you can try zycam zinc nasal swabs

you can try NettyPot saline sinus irrigation

you can try steam showers

you can try taking local honey to help decrease allergies

you can try a vegetarian diet and low carb and no sugar diet which can be anti-inflammatory

no milk as well which can help decrease mucus production.

over the counter sudafed and benadryl can help your sinuses a swell

taking a zinc supplement can help your immune system

chicken soup and eating oranges can help your immune system

let me know if you have questions.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Is there one thing that is most effective to open up my nose which is also all-natural?
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 3 months ago

peppermint oil in the mouth can help

there is not one thing better than others.

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Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 3 months ago

do you have headaches or dizziness?

this could be a sign of a sinus infection.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Very minor dizziness. No real headache.
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 3 months ago

I see

hopefully your sinus congestion will get better with time

sometimes viral infections can cause this

sometimes spring allergies can cause this.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thank you! How do you intake the peppermint oil? Just via mouth or steam it and inhale it?
Doctor: Dr. David, Board Certified Physician replied 3 months ago

you can do it either way

I would try just a small drop on your tongue.

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