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One estimate of the annual cost of allergies to the health care system and businesses in the U.S.: $18 billion!
Common Treatments for Postnasal drip and common side effects:
Claritin: headaches, drowsiness, nervousness, and stomach pain
Sudafed: restlessness, dizziness, anxiety, loss of appetite, and insomnia
Flonase: headache, back pain, sore throat, sneezing, nausea, and vomiting
Mucinex: rash, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, and nausea
All these don’t start working for a few days and are most effective if taken consistently for multiple days/weeks
Prone Cervical Rotation helps with Postnasal Drip.
How to: lay on your belly lift your head up and rotate your head all the way around and relax down, repeat this on both sides.
The upper neck contains the nerves that innervate gland and mucus membranes of the face. Increasing motion in the upper neck reduces nerve stress which leads to increased function of those areas.
Do this exercise 10 times on each side twice a day