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Sneezing help to eliminate any irritants or toxins that are in the nasal passages. Most people find that they sneeze when they have a cold or if there nose is blocked, allergies may also cause sneezing as it helps to eliminate allergens from the nasal passages. If you are only sneezing occasionally there is nothing to worry about, if it is part of a cold it will go away with the cold in about a week, however if you are sneezing continuously or if the sneezing is accompanied by other allergy symptoms such as a itchy, watery eyes or a sore throat then you should consult your doctor and get medication to ease it.

Causes

 

It is caused by an irritant in the nasal passages.

.Dietary Considerations

It is important that you consult your doctor if you are suffering from an allergy. Otherwise try to eliminate food additives, dairy products or any other suspect foods. Nutritionists sometimes taking high doses of Vitamin C as a natural histamine.

Personal Care

 

Eliminate allergens in your home that are causing you to sneeze.

When to seek further professional advice

 

If you are sneezing continuously or you experience any allergy symptoms.

Alternative/Natural Treatments

 

Herbalists often recommend that you drink hot teas made from nettle (Urtica dioica) or red clover (Trifolium pratense) as they are believed to relieve allergy symptoms and make breathing easier by reducing inflammation. A homeopath will prescribe one of the following remedies depending on your specific symptoms, Natrum muriaticum, Nux vomica or Pulsatilla, or remedies from pollen or other allergens might work as well. Arsenicum album, Allium cepa, Sabadilla, Dulcamara or Euphrasia may be recommended for sneezing episodes.

Traditional Treatment

 

If the sneezing is caused by an allergy, you can treat it with over the counter medications and you should also try and reduce the suspect allergens from your home. If it is causing problems consult your doctor.

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Author - Body and Mind

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