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  • A Detailed Look at Vasomotor Rhinitis / Non-Allergic Rhinitis

    A Detailed Look at Vasomotor Rhinitis / Non-Allergic Rhinitis

    Rhinitis is a type of inflammation of the membranes inside the nose. Vasomotor Rhinitis is a non-allergic type of Rhinitis. This condition occurs when blood vessels inside the nose expand or dilate. Although the symptoms of allergic rhinitis and vasomotor rhinitis overlap significantly, the causes are entirely different. Another name […]

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  • What Is Atrophic Rhinitis and How To Treat It

    What Is Atrophic Rhinitis and How To Treat It

    Atrophic rhinitis, also known as ozaena, is a nasal condition where the mucus lining, blood vessels, bones, and nerve endings in the nose deteriorate, i.e. they waste away or become ‘atrophied’. As this happens, the tissues dry out and harden. As a result, the nasal passages widen and become encrusted. […]

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  • Acute Rhinitis – Different Types, Causes and Treatment Options

    Acute Rhinitis – Different Types, Causes and Treatment Options

    Anyone that suffers from acute rhinitis will tell you that the symptoms that they experience often have a major negative impact on their life. Rhinitis is a medical condition where the patient’s mucous membranes become inflamed due to one of several factors. While allergies are the most frequent cause of […]

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  • Exercise Induced Rhinitis – can we prevent it?

    Exercise Induced Rhinitis – can we prevent it?

    Often when exercising, some people get a runny nose. In many cases, this is nothing to worry about, just a small wipe or blow of the nose and you are good to continue. Exercise induced rhinitis, on the other hand, is an entirely different matter. We are going to look […]

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  • Gustatory Rhinitis – Causes and Treatment

    Gustatory Rhinitis – Causes and Treatment

    Gustatory rhinitis is a very common health problem that most people may have suffered in their life. It is a problem that results from consumption of hot or spicy foods. One most important thing to note is that no virus, bacteria or any allergen is involved. This type of rhinitis […]

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  • Pregnancy Rhinitis – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

    Pregnancy Rhinitis – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

    During pregnancy, most women experience symptoms such as nasal congestion, sneezing, and coughing. As a matter of fact, this condition is so common that it even has a name: pregnancy rhinitis. This condition can really affect the quality of a woman’s life making it difficult to breath normally, sleep well, […]

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  • What is Rhinitis Medicamentosa

    What is Rhinitis Medicamentosa

    Rhinitis Medicamentosa is the term used for a non-allergic, drug-induced, nasal congestion-induced or aggravated by improper or overuse of topical nasal decongestants. The nasal congestion is not associated with sneezing, rhinorrhoea (watering from nose) or post nasal drip. It is sometimes called ‘Rebound Rhinitis’ or ‘Chemical Rhinitis’. When the similar […]

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