A peek behind the tissue
A runny nose may be a symptom of many different things. Knowing what’s causing it is the first step to taking care of it. There are several home remedies, which can help and powerful over the counter medicines that can make living with a runny nose from colds, allergies, or the flu more bearable. Mucinex® Fast-Max Cold and Sinus can help stop a runny nose since it contains phenylephrine, a nasal decongestant. Your nose can run but it can’t hide. Read below for more information.
Help stop a runny nose.
Suffering from a runny nose can be irritating, embarrassing and overall, just miserable. Learning how to help stop a runny nose can help you get on with your day when symptoms are holding you back.
The cold virus and allergies can cause your body to make histamines, chemicals that are part of an inflammatory reaction and your body’s natural immune response. The effects of histamine can cause runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing. To try to relieve a runny nose at home, try the following to promote a healthy nasal environment:
- Salt water nasal rinse
- Drink hot liquids like herbal tea, chicken soup, or even just hot water
- Take a steam/warm bath
- Apply a warm towel to your face
Some home remedies are really effective, but when those don’t work, runny nose medicine can help relieve symptoms. Choose a medicine that contains an antihistamine, to combat inflammation that makes tissues in your nose itch and swell. Mucinex® Fast-Max Cold and Sinus can help stop a runny nose since it contains phenylephrine, a nasal decongestant. It can also help relieve various other cold and flu symptoms, such as chest congestion, sinus pressure, aches and more. But if your runny nose is caused by allergies, you’ll want to be sure to take a medication made with specific antihistamines for allergy symptoms.