When troubled by sneezing fits, give these 5 home remedies a try

Don’t let sneezing come in the way of your productivity. Try out these 5 home remedies to stop your sneezing fits

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Know how to stop sneezing! Image courtesy: Shutterstock
Manasvi Jain Published on: 3 October 2022, 18:12 pm IST
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Sneezing fits can be mind-numbing and exhausting. It’s funny how something as trivial as sneezing can make you incapable of working with your mind or body. Sneezing fits can lead you to have headaches, runny nose and feel utterly exhausted.

That is why Health Shots is here with some ways with which you can put a stop to these sneezing fits!

There can be many reasons contributing to your sneezing bout. From a cold to allergic reaction to dust, pollen grains or certain food items like pepper or spices can trigger sneezing. Your nose can be extra sensitive to these allergies or cold if you suffer from conditions like a deviated nasal septum.

Here ‘s how to stop sneezing:

1. Prevention

Prevention is always better than cure, so keep a lookout for things that can trigger your sneezing. Try to observe how your sneezing fits start and try to stay away from those things in future. It could be things like drinking cold water, sleeping in an air conditioned room, dust, certain foods, pollen, bright lights, perfume or if you have pets then their hairs that are left here and there can also be a reason for your sneezing.

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Figure out the reason for your sneezing fits. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

2. Vitamin C

Vitamin C is known to be an excellent immunity booster. A strong immune system helps our body in fighting off problems like colds and sneezing. Vitamin C acts as a natural antihistamine and helps fight off the allergic reactions that are causing us to sneeze. So, having Vitamin C rich foods like amla, lemon, and other citrus fruits will be a great help.

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Vitamin C is what you need when suffering from a sneezing fit. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

3. Turmeric milk

Turmeric hold is an age-old nani ka nuskha (home remedy) which helps in treating many problems like body aches, cold, cough and sneezing. Turmeric has antioxidant properties which enables it to provide us relief from our sneezing fits. Combined with warm milk, it spreads warmth in our body which helps in case of a cold triggered sneezing fit and also helps us sleep well during this condition.

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Drink this shot full of haldi for some relief. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

4. Honey and ginger

Honey and ginger is another one of the old tricks in the book for any throat or nose related issues. Having warm water with honey, ginger and lemon or adding them to a warm cup of chamomile or green tea is all you need to provide relief to your system during the sneezing. You should avoid taking honey if your sneezing gets triggered by pollen.

5. Inhaling steam

Use a steamer to take a hot water steam. Inhaling warm steam will help clear out your nasal passage and provide relief from sneezing, runny nose or a cold. If you don’t have a steamer, take boiling hot water in a bowl and bend over it with your head covered with a towel.

 

 

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