yes. I've been having this recently for two weeks now. frontal head ache and congestion and i'm coughing of phem in the morning. I have no idea what it could be. My headaches are bad in the morning in gradually go away during the day only to come back again in the morning please help.
Have you noticed reduced sense of taste or smell?
Do you have chronic cough, too?
I'm not sure, but you can check with your doctor or an ENT doctor for a condition known as vasomotor rhinitis, or, non-allergic rhinitis.
It is present all year round and sneezing is not characteristic.
It's symptoms of nasal congestion and runny nose, can be triggered by change in room temperature, consuming hot or cold drinks (your coffee), eating spicy food, smelling certain scents or even having strong emotions.
It sounds like you are going through a case of sinusitis, an inflammation of sinuses ans nasal passages.
Nasal congestion with thick secretion, headache, facial pain upon pressure in the area of cheeks, nose and eyes, sore throat, cough, sometimes fever, fatigue, are all symptoms of this condition.
Sinusitis, usually, follows a case of viral infection of upper airways, or allergy attack.
Fungi, or air pollutions, can trigger the same problem.
Some structural nasal problems, like nasal septum deviation, or presence of nasal and sinus benign growths (polyps), put the patient at greater risk for frequent attacks of sinusitis.
Accumulation of excessive nasal secretions or mucus drainage in the throat or back of the nose is known as post nasal drip, leading to bed breath, need for constant throat clearing, tickling in the throat, swallowing and spitting mucus constantly.
It is very characteristic finding in sinusitis sufferers.
Every person, should visit a doctor when experiencing pain or pressure in the upper face accompanied by nasal congestion or discharge, postnasal drip, or ongoing bad breath, for appropriate drug treatment.
Sinusitis left untreated increases the chances for chronic sinusitis attacks later in life.
I have the same problem. I have tried sleeping in different rooms/use different pillow/no pillow etc. As soon as I wake up I am fine, both nostrils are clear. After 10 minutes or so, one of the nostrils, mostly the left one, starts to block. I feels like blowing my nose, but hardly anything comes out. If i use otc nasal spray, it works like a charm, but obviously i don't want to depend on it. At first i thought that something happens in the bathroom, so tried keeping the fan - the thing that sucks the air - switched off, left door open through the night, but didn't help. Even if i don't go to the bathroom, i still get that. Finally, later throughout the day, mostly my left nostril is partly blocked. I don't know how long this has been happening, but i started noticing it 4 months ago when I started Pranayam - breathing exercises in the morning. There are times when i just cannot do Pranayam. I am going to try Humidifier today.
Hi every one.
i have the symptoms of sinus like headach,eye pain etc , but three strange things happening with me...
1)when i wakeup in the morning i starts sneezing and get full or partial flu through out the day. during night time i recovers form the daytime flu.
2).and the other problem is that when ever i get mentally tense like because of exam or other problem, i strats sneezing very frequently. do you peopel believe that sinus activation has any link with tension or depression.?
third one. when i seelps on my right side,the right side of my nose blocks. if i sleeps on left side my left side of nose blocks.
hey i suffer with a constent feeling of a block nose sore throat and a lot of phleum at the back of my throat never goes had it 7 months eyes sting most days really getting on my nerves my throat feels constantly swollen had camera down nothing there
Hi! Many thanks for your question on eHealth forum!
Chronic nasal congestion can be due to allergies, chronic sinusitis or due to gastric reflux. Common allergens are pollen, mold, dust, pet dander, synthetic fiber, cosmetics or drugs. For allergies you will have to take a skin test or a RAST panel. Chronic sinusitis can be diagnosed by CT scan of sinuses.
If it is gastric reflux then taking omeprazole empty stomach in morning and an antacid gel at bedtime will help. Refrain from smoking, alcohol, fuzzy drinks, caffeine, and spicy food. Raise head end of bed at night.
Deviated nasal septum is another possibility. For persistent congestion, it's usually best to see your ENT doctor. Hope this helps. Take care!
I have a mucus problem when I wake up in the morning a small amount of musus in the back of my throat then it becomes heavier until I am quite congested. It gets worse as soon as I drink/eat anything, and then clears as the morning goes on. My nose isn't blocked just the back of my throat? My mother also suffers from this and has done so for over 30 years apparently!..getting worse as she gets older!... I am frightened that I am going to end up like her? She recently told me she is having trouble breathing, particularly in her sleep and the congestion is now with her all the time!!!! any suggestions to improve this problem would be appreciated,
I have clear sinus drainage immediately upon wakeup, whether laying down all night, or even dozing off for 15 minutes in an airplane when waking up. It takes 20-30 minutes of nose blowing and/or a "sneeze storm" before it stops for the day ( until the next time I wake up ). There is congestion in the day, but not blocked up fully and can always breath through my nose except for the first half hour after waking.
What is it about waking up that triggers this clear congestion / sneezing ?
This occurs whether I'm at home, at a hotel, in an airplane ... I dont think its allergy to a pillow or a common item in the house. It started 4 - 6 months ago and it's beginning to be increasingly annoying
I experienced this problem (morning stuffiness) for years before discovering that daily Echinacea supplements would remedy it. I now take 2 400mg Echinacea capsules each day (one in the morning, one in the evening), and wake up clear-headed each morning. Hope this helps.
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