Stop Your Nose Escaping

Here are some things I’ve found that stop me from suffering from a runny nose:

  • Rinse your nose out with warm salty water. Don’t use unsalted water because, contrary to what you’d expect, it stings!
  • Stop using tissue. The little fibres in it will just irritate your nostrils more. Use water.
  • Wax your nostrils. You can get kits to do this and it doesn’t hurt as much as you would think.
  • Clean the wax out of your ears. Everything connected inside your body: ears, nose, throat and other exits too. Keep them all clean.
  • Drink plenty of water.

But if none of this works and it all gets too much, take a paracetamol and get an early night.

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