Blocked nose, also called stuffy nose, is a common problem specially when whether change. It can also be caused by common cold. Generally, it caused by viruses and viruses don’t carry out metabolic process , so one cannot simply go for an Antibiotics unless there is a Bacterial Infection. Generally it lasts for 4-5 days however it takes nearly a week to completely get rid of it. But, in some case, it may be dangerous for your health. If you not treat at the earlier stage than it can create sinus problem and several other serious issues.
Possible Condition :-
Common Cold Overview :-
Common cold, also known as cold, is an infectious disease caused by virus affecting nose. Medically, it is a viral upper respiratory tract infection caused by different types of viruses. The rhino virus is the most common virus which causes cold in most of the cases. Colds are the most frequent infectious disease which affects human body. According to a study , an average man gets affected 4-5 times annually whereas a child gets affected by as many 8 times annually by cold.
Sinus Infection :-
Sinus is an abnormal cavity, caused by the destruction of tissue. Sinusitis is an inflammation of one or more of the sinus cavities. Healthy sinuses are filled with air, but when they become blocked & filled with fluid then germs can grow and it cause an infection. According to a new survey, 90% adults which are affected to sinus infection, are caused by a virus infection.
Allergies occur due to hypersensitivity of the immune system which damage and affect the whole body. The patient with allergy are suffered from itchy eyes, running nose, sneezing continuously e.t.c. According to a survey, one out of three people are suffering from allergy.
Sore Throat :-
Sore Throat is mainly caused by viruses. So, anti bacterial drugs wont help. It is so because viruses don’t have their own metabolism. Sore pain is the very first indication. Normally people don’t give much attention to to their throat pain until they find difficulty in swallowing their food.
Home Remedies :-
Drink Milk and Turmeric :-
Milk is good source of calcium, protein, iodine, potassium, phosphorus and vitamins B2 and B12. It helps to improve your immunity system.
Turmeric is an ayurvedic herb. Raw turmeric is basically popular for making food in the world. It is also used to make Indian golden milk (haldi ka dudh ), which is specially used to get rid of allergy, common cold and fever.
- Take a glass of hot milk.
- Add some pinch of turmeric powder in it.
- You may add sugar in it.
- Mix it well.
- Drink it.
Herbal Tea :-
The use of Herbal Tea is perfect for stress. It helps to release healthy properties of antioxidants. It should be used regularly as powerful remedy for it.
- Clean some Tulsi leaves with water.
- Now, Take a bowl.
- Add 1 cup Water, Tulsi leaves , Salt and 2 pinch of Turmeric in it.
- Now, boil it for 10 minutes.
- Now, drink it.
Eat Anti-Inflammatory and Alkaline Diet :-
Anti-Inflammatory food helps to reduce the risk from allergies and many other health problems. Maintaining a good and balanced food diet helps in reducing the risk of getting suffered from most of the diseases. Choose the food with nutrients food gives to repair your immune system itself, bringing it back into balance so it can fight off common allergies from your environment.
Exercise or Yoga :-
Yoga or Exercise is the best treatment for fitness. It helps to make your body healthy and fit naturally. Yoga helps you to improve blood circulation and makes your body healthy and fit. Daily walking is one of the best exercise for your body.
Physical Fitness :-
Physical fitness is a state of health that shows the well being and ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities of human being. A man who is fit, live his life with full enthusiasm. Physical fitness also helps to make you healthy and fit.
Diagnosis and Treatment :-
As blocked nose is caused by viruses in most of the cases and viruses don’t carry out metabolic process , so one cannot simply go for an Antibiotics unless there is a Bacterial Infection. Generally it lasts for 4-5 days however it takes nearly a week to completely get rid of it.
Here is a list of remedies that one should go for :-
General Advice :
- Drink plenty of water so that the water lost in the form of heat can be recovered.
- Drink fruit juice and eat salad. The nutrients found in them boosts immune system.
- A healthy and nutritious food diet helps in fast recovery and provides immune to body to fight from external agents.
- Take rest. It is suggested not to go for any physical work until you are back to normal.
Medicational Advice :
- Decongestants helps in getting rid of a blocked nose. It provides relief by reducing the swelling inside nose ,thereby helps in breathing easier.
- Pain killer helps in providing relief from head aches and body pain caused during cold.
- Medicines can prove to be of great help in case of a bacterial infection. One can easily get medicines from the pharmacy .