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Nasal congestion - that 'bunged up' feeling often accompanies a cold

Echinacea is a traditional herb known to aid the body in its fight against the symptoms of cold and flu. Supplements like Echinaforce help increase the body’s resistance to infection by strengthening the immune system, allowing the body to fight the misery of colds and flu.


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  • G.Supreeth Reddy's photo avatar
    G.Supreeth Reddy — 12.10.2017 17:26
    I have tonsils and adenoids.Many doctors say that surgery is best.I will get twice or thrice throat infections and my nose is stufy in the morning and it becomes some what normal throughout the day and again while sleeping it gets blocked.Some doctors even say that my bone became cross.Iam suffering from 3years and Iam using homeopathy tablets.What do you feel? please reply.


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      Jen Tan — 12.10.2017 19:51
      Hello. Chronic infections of the tonsils and adenoids tend to be a problem with those under 30 years of age. Surgery used to be a very common treatment but it is only used as a last resort nowadays - the key criteria is the number of infections requiring antibiotics. As much as we would like to avoid these, surgery is sometimes the best solution as the problem can be difficult to treat using natural medicines. If however, you would like to persevere with natural remedies, I would suggest that you give Echinacea a trial - this will help to reduce the tendency to infection using a different approach from the homeopathic tablets you have been using.


  • Ritu's photo avatar
    Ritu — 09.10.2017 19:49
    Sir my one side of nose is blocked... Can there be any problems to my health in the future....???


    • Jen Tan's photo avatar
      Jen Tan — 09.10.2017 22:37
      A blocked nose is quite a common symptom but it seldom gives rise to any serious health condition. Acute or chronic sinusitis may develop, as could nasal polyps and other much rarer conditions. For advice specific to your case, please see your local doctor or ENT specialist.


  • prajwal's photo avatar
    prajwal — 26.08.2017 13:10
    my nose is blocked since last 2 month .. is there any medicine that treats my nose blocked problem?


    • Jen Tan's photo avatar
      Jen Tan — 28.08.2017 09:34
      Hello Pajwal. The treatment of a blocked nose depends on the cause. If it is a viral infection, we would suggest using Sinuforce nasal spray. However, other causes will include allergies (in which case, an anti-allergy nasal spray will be needed) as well as structural obstruction such as nasal polyps which require treatment from an ENT specialist.


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