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Easy ways to stop sneezing

Sun Online Desk     13th August, 2017 10:18:38 printer

Easy ways to stop sneezing


Sneezing is an involuntary expulsion of air from the nose and throat that often happens without warning. Hence, that sudden burst of sneezing, especially in public, can cause quite a discomfort and embarrassment. The condition can worsen if you are caught in the rain during monsoon time. However, taking good care of oneself can prevent all types of ailments that come along with the rainy or cold seasons.

A few simple and easy tips can help you stop sneezing. The following the tips can actually prevent or stop you from sneezing.

Change into dry and clean clothes and wipe your hair dry immediately when you get wet in the rain

Wash your face clean of all the dirt and irritants

Steam your face if possible or use a hot towel on your face

Gargle your throat with salted warm waterDrink hot tea, red, black or green without sugar

You can flavour your tea with fresh grated ginger, tulsi or bay leaf or cinnamon

Drinking plain hot water also helps

Avoid hair sprays

Avoid chilled water or cold drinks

Avoid staying in very cold temperatureKeep your environment and surroundings clean and dust free

Health conditions behind sneezing

And of course, there are health conditions that cause sneezing. If you are suffering from any of the following, take care to get proper treatment.

Cold and flu: Rain and cold conditions often cause sneezing

Common respiratory tract infections: Irritants in the throat and lungs can cause sudden bout of sneezing

Allergic rhinitis: Inflammation of the nasal cavity lining or infections and allergy to certain allergens can cause eyes and nasal irritation