No matter how many times you blow your nose – the watery mucus continues to drip down from your nose. All signs point to you having a runny nose.
What Causes a Runny Nose? Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention
In the middle of a workout video, you reach for the tissue box, only just a few minutes after you grabbed the last tissue. When will it end? You don’t want to give up your reps, but you can’t focus. A runny nose can disrupt your daily activities, even when you’re pushing hard to achieve your goals.
Learn more about your runny nose symptoms so you can relieve your symptoms before they disrupt your life.
What is a Runny Nose?
A runny nose is the result of excess nasal mucus production, leading to watery nasal secretions that discharge from the nostrils or drip down into the throat.
What Causes a Runny Nose?
How to Treat a Runny Nose
Find soft tissues to wipe up your runny nose, so you don’t add dry or chapped nostrils to your list of symptoms to relieve with cold or flu, too.
Over-the-Counter Medicines for Runny Nose Symptoms
How to Prevent Spreading a Runny Nose
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