Nasal Congestion

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  1. Prior22
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    Lately I've been having a bit of a hard time breathing well through my nose. So I thought I would try breathe right strips. I was curious if anyone here has used them for nasal congestion, or maybe a deviated septum, and if they work well. Since they're fairly expensive I'd appreciate getting feedback before buying them. Thanks.
     
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    My grandma's husband used them and liked them and they stopped his snoring.
    So I'd say try them or a vaporizer (which works for my sister)
     
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    The best way I've found to clear my sinuses and nasal passages is by eating some spicy foods. It makes your mucus more runny, and after that your nose will be running like crazy. It's a cheaper solution than those strips, that's for sure :P
     
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    Jalapeño juice works great for that if you drink it (I actually did once) or using a good hot sauce with food (like Tabasco or Franks)
     
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    I can vouch for spicy food.
    It does clear sinuses.

    Other then that, breathe through yer mouth?
     
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    Ehh that is a way to get through it but it doesn't really help in getting rid of it
     
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    If I'm ever super congested I'll go out and get some Jalapeno wings at Buffalo Wild Wings. They're not too spicy so you feel like you want to die, but it's also spicy enough to clear your nose after a wing or 2 :lol:
     
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    If you LOVE spicy foods, go for the Triple Atomic sauce at Quaker State and Lube. That shit will clear your sinuses in no time. Unless you cannot stand Triple Atomic sauce or allergic to it. Then I do not recommend it.
     
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    Yeah or even sniffing Tabasco helps for me (and in LA we got tons of it)
     
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    I find if you get the right kind of soup, you can get a fairly runny nose.
     
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    i have something odd...

    sometimes when i have a nasal congestion and i am playing on a portable console (i like to play on the side), and i have a cold.. only the lower side of the noose gets congested
    if i turn to the other side, after some minutes the congestion goes to the other side.. (that is now facing down)

    does anyone experience this??
     
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    No, not unless your named migles
     
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    I always find a line of Coke does the job fairly easy :ninja:
     
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    I always do at least two ;)
     
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    Depending on how often you feel it, maybe some surgery can be a solution. If it's just mucus or swelling, try some nasal spray (I always go with one with menthol, and only when I go to bed).
    If that's not the way you want to go, try blowing your nose (if it's just mucus). Another thing to try is one of those sticks you put up your nose and sniff on. "Olbas inhaler" or whatever it might be called.

    Or maybe test one of those strips. Ask your local pharmacy about it?
     
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    Or doctor as I think you need a prescription to get nasal sprays (could be wrong though)
     
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    Yeah I have congestion myself right now, and is sucks big time. Spicy foods help a lot, get a tube of wasabi or horse radish and inhale the fumes. Wendy's just released their Ghost Chili Poppers, those pack quite a punch I hear. Saline solution also works as well.
     
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    Yeah do it like Steve o did on jackass

    :yay:
     
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    Vick's vaporub.
    On your troath and your back helps a lot.

    Spicy food.
    Humid air.
    Nasal spray.
     
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    Try snorting it :P