Nasal congestion is commonly caused by allergic rhinitis, or hay fever. This occurs when pollen, dust, mold spores, or other allergens are inhaled and irritate the nasal passage. Other causes of nasal congestion include the common cold or flu, a deviated septum, sinusitis or sinus infections, reaction to certain medications. Additionally, nasal congestion occurs in many women during pregnancy. In many individuals, nasal congestion is caused by food allergies. Those who are lactose intolerant often find themselves suffering from a stuffy nose. Your doctor can conduct allergy tests to identify your specific type of food allergy and recommend a new diet. Reducing the amount of dairy in your diet in addition to carbohydrates and sugar can improve the quality of your diet and reduce nasal congestion.
Epsom salts: Magnesium and sulphates are the two major components of Epsom Salt. Magnesium helps ease stress, regulate body enzymes and prevents hardening of arteries and formation of blood clots. Sulfates also assists in flushing harmful toxins from the body and in absorption of essential nutrients. Given these properties, Epsom Salt is very beneficial in normalizing blood pressure in case of hypotension. Dissolve about 1- kilogram of Epsom salt in warm bathing water. The patient should then remain immersed in the water for at least twenty minutes. This should be done before going to sleep for normalizing low blood pressure.