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mucus in throat causing bad breath

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I constantly have to swallow or "hack" up the mucus in my throat. It's giving me bad breath which mouthwash does not help. I have no nasal congestion and no sinus headaches just the heavy mucus in my throat. How do I fix this??
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replied March 15th, 2009
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Well, the mucus is coming from somewhere so you must have drainage while you sleep or you're one of those people that sniffs all night long, resulting in the mucus. I suggest getting on a good decongestant, inhaler or allergy medication and gargling first thing in the morning and right before bed.
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replied April 28th, 2011
Try the foll. (don't brush this away as something useless everyone suggests - It may not cure you, but will definitely reduce the intensity).
First thing, after you wake up in the morning BEFORE you brush or eat or drink anything, you must drink 4 glasses of water. Repeat at 11.30 am, then by 4.30 pm and then at 7.30 pm. Before going to bed, drink 2 glasses. That amounts to total of 18 glasses. Imp: do not eat or drink anything 40 mins before and after drinking water. After drinking water each time, most probably you will have a temporary runny nose - be sure to blow your nose/clear your throat then.
Try this for three days and simultaneously study reactions of people around you. If you find a change for the better, continue water therapy
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