Yellow Mucus: Causes Symptoms & Relief

There are two alternatives for relieving yellow mucus: Get rid of the cause(s) of the problem and it will probably soon disappear including, of course, the discomforts or symptoms now being experienced. Or just deal with the latter (symptoms) and continue medicating them as they comeback. If you would rather get rid of the "pain" once and for all, I can help your. Let's see for a moment what causes the problem:

Causes of yellow mucus
Chronic allergy irritation and certain foods can be devastating to our sinuses. By now we all understand the obvious: Drugs, by the way of pills, sprays, drops, etc., relieve symptoms only--they don't cure anything. Yet some are content just having a quick symptoms fix. Again, by going to the cause--allergy, food, sinus membrane irritation, viruses, etc-.-and eliminating it, we can minimize yellow mucus and even permanently relieve it in many cases. Feeling good and enjoying life again is quite possible. Please, understand that some foods are more responsible for the root cause of mucus than most of us may realize. I permanently relieved my yellow mucus and other sinus issues by following a three steps approach explained in the publication, below:

The rest of this web page offers general information on how to handle symptoms connected with yellow mucus.

 

Sinus mucus color change
Our bodies were designed to have sinus mucus and air running constantly from our sinus cavities to the nasal cavity. Most of the time we do not notice it because it is very liquid and clear--the good kind of mucus. Yet if it becomes excessive--as when having a bout with sinusitis--we do become aware of it. Sometimes excessive mucus may start with one color and change to another one, for instance from yellow to green mucus. It is important that we monitor the change to know what steps we should take if any. Thus it would make sense to deal with excessive sinus mucus in general first and how to approach it. It's good to remember that sinus mucus is very necessary for a healthy breathing apparatus, especially the watery, clear type.


Yellow mucus relief -- for temporary relief of symptoms
Natural remedies, supplemented with OTC medications, can bring temporary relief to the stress of a sinus infection and help stop yellow snot. This is what I would consider doing:

  1. Steam inhalations solutions can be beneficial to quickly relieve congestion and pressure in the nasal and sinus cavities--if yellow mucus begins to accumulate. I would:
    • watch the steam temperature so it won't paralyze the cilia
      • it should not be above the prescribed temperature
      • start with a 5 minute procedure
    • use some medicinal herbs or OTC medication with the steam
      • a few drops of eucalyptus oil
        • eucalyptus oil is disinfectant
        • it can help open nasal and sinus passages
      • dry thyme leaves
  2. If I were a smoker I would quit
  3. Antioxidants can boost the immune system and help fight an infection connected with yellow mucus. Antioxidants I use are:
    • blue berries, pomegranates
    • vegetables
      • fresh, or
      • on fresh juice concentrates
    • I start this antioxidant protocol within 24 hours from the begriming of symptoms
  4. I prevent sinus pressure from starting or building up to avoid sinus infection
    • by being aware of possible environmental sinus irritants
      • outdoors, e.g., pollens, smog, contaminants
      • indoors, e.g., house dust, pets dander
    • by avoiding mucus causing foods
    • keeping nasal mucus from accumulating
  5. Acupressure for the sinuses--sometimes called "sinus pressure points"--can be a safe, proven, effective and natural way to help your sinuses through restoration of full nerve flow, especially sinus pressure. This is thoroughly discussed and illustrated in Three Steps to Sinus and Mucus Relief, click here. So I actually do acupressure every day
  6. Herbals EB and W have strong antiviral properties, they can be used at the very outset--when clear or light yellow mucus first appears. So I take them
  7. I drink lots of plain, room temperature water throughout the day. This thins the mucus for easier flow and helps to prevent infection
    • ionized water has antioxidant properties
    • it detoxifies the body
    • is excellent for general health
  8. I take some over-the-counter drug remedies, they deal primarily with symptoms relief. So I:
    • Keep in mind that these remedies do have undesirable side effects
    • Consult my pharmacist as to what may be best for my particular yellow mucus situation
    • Be sure that what I choose harmonizes with other medications I am taking
    • Read labels.
      • some OTC remedies can make you drowsy
      • to ascertain possible conflict with other medications
      • for contraindications
    • Do not create a dependency on these medication
  9. Unless my doctor very specifically indicates them I avoid using the nasal sprays that follow:
    • naphazoline
    • xylometazoline
    • phenilephrine
    • oxymetazoline
  10. Any OTC remedy that can harm the cilia I would not use--the cilia are hairlike organelles in the nasal and sinus cavity membranes; beating at 16 times per second they move mucus in the right direction
  11. I avoid stressful situations as much as possible. Prolonged stress can weaken the immune system
  12. I take a very warm bath to stimulate perspiration can help detoxify the body and boost the immune system
  13. Checking for misalignments that can exert pressure on the spinal cord and impede full nerve energy flow is something I do periodically
  14. Once my yellow mucus has cleared up I keep my sinus, nasal cavities and upper respiratory passages cleared at all times
    • using acupressure
      • to be effective I must find the precise right spot
      • I do each each one for about 4 minutes
      • I concentrate on the benefits I desire
      • the exact spot is usually more sensitive than surrounding area
      • do not do immediately after eating a meal
    • inhalation therapy as needed
    • drinking plenty of water
    • using OTC remedies lastly
  15. Nasal irrigation--sinus rinse--can keep the nasal cavity clear, can help sinus pressure, and supplement the above therapeutic steps.


Although mucus must be constantly flowing together with air to keep our sinuses and their passages healthy--up to about a quart a day--sometimes one feels that excessive mucus relief would be a welcome change

Causes of excessive sinus mucus

  • Irritation due to environmental pollutants
  • Infection--yellow mucus is often a sign of it
  • Eating significant amounts of mucus producing foods
    • this is often the main cause
    • a combination of some foods and irritation and infection
  • Trinities also called "hay fever" or runny nose
  • An allergic reaction to the environment
  • Unaddressed sinus pressure:
    • creates conditions for mucus to stagnate
    • can be the begriming of an infection if mucus stagnates followed, often, by yellow mucus secretion
    • can cause other sinus problems
  • For in depth information on this subject, please, click on the following link: excessive mucus relief procedure

Relieve excessive sinus mucus:

  • Start drinking as much water as I could--5-6 glasses a day
    • plain water at room temperature
    • avoid soft drinks and other sugary drinks
    • hot teas are also good
      • thyme tea is often used as decongestant
      • best to drink it without sugar
  • If I had a chronic mucus problem I would consider using a state of the arts devise to keep my my sinus clear
  • Relax and rest all I could to help the immune system do its work
  • While relaxing I would do acupressure to stimulate the immune system and help the sinuses
    • the hoku point
    • D 9
  • Determine the color of the mucus
    • if at any time the color is pink or has blood I would see my physician
    • if there are other symptoms present I evaluate them to determine cause of the excessive mucus
  • I would consider using some botanicals to boost the immune system like:
    • one that is seldom used, but very effective is garlic
    • echinasea
  • Then, for temporary relief of the symptom, consult my pharmacist
    • I would tell him/her the color of the mucus
    • my interest in getting temporary relief from an OTC
    • follow the instructions on the OTC package or the pharmacist's
  • To obtain permanent relief if the problem has been going on for a while
    • try to ascertain the cause of the problem
      • if I think it is an allergic reaction I would get close to the suspected source take a good sniff and see what happens
      • if it is an allergic reaction I would keep away from the source as much as possible based on the above initial test
      • when the above test is negative then try to ascertain the cause based upon the list shown above of possible causes
      • remember that green and yellow mucus are signs of infection
  • Once I have ascertained the cause(s) deal with it
    • and go to our site map and find the page that seems best to suit your situation
    • if the problem continues seek professional medical help
  • Many excessive mucus problems can be solved by avoiding three specific foods--to know more I would go to the publication being offered

Yellow mucus can be a symptom of:

  • Sinus infection
  • Cold or flu
  • Allergy reaction
  • Air dryness
  • Bronchitis
  • Nasal polyps
  • Candida albicans occasionally

Typically persistent yellow mucus is a sign that our body is being attacked by either a bacteria or a virus. Action is required to deal with it.

Nasal Cavity and Upper Respiratory Tract

Nasal Cavity and Upper Respiratory Tract
a - vertebrae, b - esophagus, c - trachea
d - cricoid cartilage, e - laryngopharynx, f -
pharynx, g - nasopharynx, k - tongue,
l - hard palate, o - superior turbinate,
p - middle turbinate, q - inferior turbinate

Sinus mucus color meaning
Knowing the mucus color meaning can help us sometimes nip a disorder in the bud. The hues may vary somewhat, but essentially there are seven different mucus colors: green, yellow, brown, white, clear, pink and blood; but the clear color is the most common one. Here are the meaning some authorities attach to the various colors:

Clear-this is the normal, healthy type. We secrete from a pint to a quart a day to keep our breathing system doing its properly.

White-the abundant use of dairy products seem to be a main cause of this mucus, especially produced when one is having sinus problems and cow's milk is used. It can be also an indication of bronchitis.

Pink or bloody-this is the kind you do not want to see for it can be an indication of a serious condition; a physician should be consulted.

Brown-smokers often see this mucus color, but also those who are secondary recipients of the tobacco smoke.

Green-can be an indication of an infection in the respiratory system like bronchitis. If the green nasal discharge is accompanied by pain and/or fever for several days it can be an indication of a bacterial infection, which usually requires a visit to one's physician. Sometimes the green mucus can come at the tail end of an infection and following yellow mucus.

Yellow-a dark yellow can indicate a sinus infection, while a light yellow can be produced by dry air. If it is accompanied by one or more of these symptoms: coughing, wheezing, fatigue, chest discomfort, shortness of breath after small exertions, then the yellow mucus can be ayellow mucusbronchitis. A recurring condition with the presence of yellow mucus can also signify that there may be some other underlying problem in the respiratory system that needs to be looked at. Sometimes, however, a light yellow, thick and sticky mucus is produced, as already mentioned, just because the air is very dry; and the nasal membrane is not succeeding in producing compensating moisture. Providing additional moisture in the air by a cool or hot steam humidifier can be an excellent idea. I keep those nasal and sinus membranes moist to help avoid infection.

A thick yellow snot can indicate the presence of a "cold" and that one needs to drink more water. On the other hand, green mucus can often have pretty much the same basic meaning as yellow. On the other hand green snot, as nasal green mucus is sometimes called, can be a sign of: a common cold, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, upper respiratory infection.

Sin uses MRI

Sinus MRI

Purpose of sinus mucus
We can think of the sinus cavities as rooms lying off and connecting to a central "hallway"--the nose cavity. Their main function is the production of mucus to clean and moisten the air we breathe in. Mucus and air must constantly be passing, unobstructed, from the sinuses to the nose cavities. At the end of each sinus there is a small opening for the mucus and air to go through. This movement of air and mucus keeps the sinuses healthy. The sinus and nasal membranes--produce between 1 to 2 pints (1 quart) of mucus daily. This amount is normal and necessary; to keep those cavities healthy. Mucus traps and washes away foreign particles such as house dust and bacteria. Otherwise they would invade our breathing organs--bronchi, lungs, etc--and cause other health problems such as: chronic irritation of the sinuses, infection, sinusitis, yellow mucus, etc. Phlegm, on the other hand, is produced only by the lungs, and is a sign of a problem. It is not present in the nose cavity. Phlegm helps the immune system cope when it is overloaded. Sometimes excessive mucus produced by the nasal cavities, instead of draining out the nostril openings, goes directly to the posterior part of the nasal cavities and into the back of the throat, to become post-nasal drip. This latter terminology also applies to excessive sinus mucus which also goes down the back of the throat. Henceforth we will use the terms green snot or green mucus indistinctly. It's good to remember that whenever mucus accumulates and is allowed to create sinus pressure, if unaddressed it can lead to sinus infection and green and yellow mucus. On the other hand excessive mucus procedure should also be considered important since it can irritate the upper respiratory organs and trigger an infection.

Where snot is produced
Mucus is produced in:

  • The membranes lining the nasal cavity
  • The membrane lining the sinus cavities
  • The membranes lining the
    • bronchioles
    • bronchi
    • trachea

Signs of a bacterial infection accompanied by yellow snot
Not all these symptoms of a sinus infection need to be present.

Yellow snot
Sometimes yellow mucus is referred to as "yellow snot snot." A light yellow snot can be a sign of low humidity in the environment as well as a sign of an infection in the respiratory system. For example, sinusitis that is progression. Since the latter disorder is so common we should become familiar with its symptoms and when it is advisable to see a physician. One should know that there are foods that can cause mucus and if one is dealing with a yellow mucus issue these foods would help this situation.

Yellow snot can be a assign of sinusitis when thick and accompanied by:

  • nasal obstruction or congestion, causing difficult breathing
  • swelling and pressure around nth eyes
  • aching in the upper jaw and teeth
  • reduced sense of smell
  • coughing which gets worse at night
  • sore throat
  • headache
  • ear pain
  • fatigue
  • fever

When to see a doctor
When yellow snot is accompanied by:

  • severe headache
  • confusion
  • stiff neck swollen forehead
  • pain or swelling around the eyes
  • double vision or vision changes
  • shortness of breath
  • snot is a nasal discharge tinged with blood accompanied by:
    • fever
    • coughing
    • fatigue
    • achy feeling around the teeth
    • pain, pressure in the brow or forehead or cheeks
    • pain worsens when lying down or bending forward
  • there is fever of 100.5F (38C)

In all of the above situations not all those signs or symptoms need to be present at the same time. There are other causes of yellow snot, the above ones are just some of the more common ones.

Causes of sinus infection and yellow snot

  • Whenever mucus or air cannot flow through the nasal or sinus cavities, mucus will create sinus pressure, stagnate and infect those cavities
  • Sometimes yellow mucus is produced by a bacterial infection that has originated with a "cold" lasting more than a week or so. First the nose and sinuses produce a clear mucus, which is intended to wash away the germs or bacteria. A few days later the immune system comes into play and the mucus changes from clear to a white or yellow mucus. Then it can change to a green color
  • Cigarette smoking can exacerbate a sinus infection and yellow mucus
  • When the yellow mucus is accompanied by bad taste or odor it is a sign that the bacterial infection has taken over. In these cases there is often intense pain and sinus pressure in the forehead and facial areas--which, by the way, is preventable. A situation like this requires seeing a physician who will likely prescribe an antibiotic. Otherwise the infection would drag on for weeks before the body's immune system is able to take care of it.
  • Irritation of the nasal and sinus cavities caused by allergies to things such as house dust, pollens, etc., can also be the cause of yellow mucus
  • Dry air can cause yellow mucus when the cavities membranes try to re-hydrate themselves
  • Mucus and phlegm producing foods can cause excessive drainage , pressure or other sinus problems which can lead to sinus infection

Getting to know sinus pressure symptoms may help prevent many a sinus infection when acted upon.

Sinusitis and yellow mucus
Another common cause of yellow mucus is sinusitis which is, technically, an inflammation of the sinus cavities lining. The membranes swell and obstruct the openings of the sinus passages impeding the flow of mucus and air and eventually an infection develops from the stagnated mucus. These are the most common causes of sinusitis:

  • Smoking
  • Allergies
  • Changes in air pressure
  • Changes in temperature
  • Polyps
  • Nasal spray decongestants

Coughing up yellow mucus

It can be sign of acute bronchitis or chronic bronchitis, especially when accompanied by other symptoms. It is important to monitor other emerging signs to make sure any more serious developing condition is dealt with early on. When the coughing up of yellow mucus is accompanied by one or more of the symptoms listed below, the condition should be closely watched:

  • chest discomfort
  • sensation of tiredness
  • shortness of breath
  • fever and chills
  • wheezing

They, together with the coughing, can be signs or symptoms of chronic or acute bronchitis. With the latter you can have a nagging cough that lingers for several weeks even after the bronchitis is gone. Yet bronchitis symptoms can be misleading, since this disorder is not always accompanied by yellow mucus. One can develop chronic bronchitis without first developing acute bronchitis. In the case of smokers who must deal with mucus in their throat in the morning, if it continues for more than three months it could be considered chronic bronchitis.

Symptoms of chronic bronchitis

  • recurring respiratory infections, for example: colds and the flu, with more intense coughing and more mucus
  • coughing that is more pronounced in damp weather and in the mornings
  • viral or bacterial bronchitis may accompany chronic bronchitis

When I would get professional medical help

Ordinarily our own body deal with acute bronchitis on its own. However, you should see a physician if:

  • the coughing is so intense that it keeps you from sleeping; I should then get a prescription to suppress it so you can sleep
  • I have the signs or symptoms of pneumonia:
    • cough up bloody mucus or yellowish-gray or green mucus
    • shortness of breath
    • fever and chills
    • clammy skin
    • chest pain, worse when breathing deeply
    • in some cases the only pneumonia symptoms can include:
      • worsening cough
      • muscle ache
      • headaches
    • in many cases coughing may not be a major symptom as the infection may not be located in the airways
  • I have a low-grade fever lasting more than three days or higher than 101F (38.3 C)
  • the mucus color is important, a discolored mucus usually indicates a bacterial infection responding to antibiotic is
  • the cough lasts more than three weeks
  • I have repeated bouts with bronchitis which can be indicative of a more serious condition
  • if I have chronic lung or heart problems, including
    • asthma
    • emphysema
    • congestive heart failure, and think that you have developed bronchitis, you see a physician, since these conditions place you at greater risk of developing complications from a bronchial infection, you should go see your doctor.

Rhinitis and yellow mucus
There is a very common and persistent kind of irritation and inflammation of the nasal cavity called rhinitis or hay fever. I have rhinitis, but most of the time I don't even notice it. It is swelling of the nasal membranes and can lead to yellow mucussal cavity infection and yellow mucus. It is characterized for its "runny nose" symptom. And it is caused by viruses or other irritants. Research has shown that it can produce ear and sleep disorders and affect brain activity. The underlying cause of rhinitis is, in many cases, allergens; while its proximate cause is high production of histamine. If it becomes apparent that rhinitis is, indeed, being caused by allergens, an allergy specialist can be consulted to determine which specific allergen(s) is (are) causing the problem. Desensitizing therapy can then be administered effectively. It should be recognized that rhinitis, although not ordinarily a serious condition, it can be the cause of a nasal or sinus infection and yellow mucus--if the irritation of the cavities membranes produced by viruses or other contaminants is left unattended.

Sinus infection and yellow mucus
Whenever a bacterial yellow mucuss set in with a high production of green mucus and/or yellow mucus, as excessive drainage it is good common sense to go see a physician. He (she) will, likely, prescribe an antibiotic, for example, Keflex, Bactrim DS. At that stage natural remedies will probably not be as effective as a regular antibiotic. Natural remedies, on the other hand, can be very effective if the infection is tackled at the onset. Sinus infections that keep recurring can promote other sinus cavity diseases like the formation of polyps, hence the importance of preventing and properly relieving a sinus infection. Remember that sinus pressure can be a precursor to a sinus infection. Nip the former in the bud.

Yellow mucus and surgery
There could be a desire to try to speed up a solution to chronic sinus infections, excessive yellow mucus, etc., through surgery. A surgical procedure called: opening of the meatal complex can be performed; but this should be the last thing after all other options are considered. Before seriously looking into surgery the following can be considered:

  • Eliminating certain foods and allergy reactions which cause or exacerbate yellow mucustml'> -->sinus problems and yellow mucus
  • Stopping the smoking habit, if one is involved. This is a must
  • Ascertaining for sure whether the tiny openings of the sinuses are permanently obstructed and surgery is the only option
  • Securing a second and even a third medical opinion
Nasal Cavity and Upper Respiratory Tract

Nasal Cavity and Upper Respiratory Tract
a - vertebrae, b - esophagus, c - trachea
d - cricoid cartilage, e - laryngopharynx, f -
pharynx, g - nasopharynx, k - tongue,
l - hard palate, o - superior turbinate,
p - middle turbinate, q - inferior turbinate

Chronic yellow mucus relief
Knowing the symptoms of an oncoming sinus infection can be very beneficial. For example, sinus drainage, watery light yellow or clear mucus--can allow for early relief procedure and "nip the infection in the bud." By giving the immune sysyellow mucuseficial early boost it can stem an infection and yellow mucus. Natural remedies, at that early stage, often yield very rewarding results. There are specific botanicals, two in particular, let's call them "botanicals A and Byellow mucuse proven, in actual practice, to be a formidable immune system booster against sinus infection which often leads to yellow mucus, viruses, "colds,'' and even the "flu." Everyone I know who has tried it has become a believer. Botanicals "A" and "B" are explained in detail in Three Steps to Sinus and Mucus Relief . There are other considerations to be taken into account to defeat chronic yellow mucus:

  • Foods we eat - this is much overlooked and more important than most of us realize
  • Allergies- to pollens, household or work place chemicals, house dust, animal dander
  • Misalignment of a bone in the neck area - this impedes full nerve flow and is also explained in detail in the publication offered at the end of the page
  • Continuing low grade infection - this can be caused by one or a combination of any of the previous three items
  • Chronic sinus pressure - as the genesis of the problem; and this is how I would deal with it:
    • Nip infections in the bud
    • Boost the immune system early
    • Change some food and drink items
    • Keep the sinuses clear through acupressure
    • Bring sinus pressure relief soon whenever mucus builds up
    • Consider fasting for a chronic condition

Stop yellow mucus - tips

  • Dark yellow mucus is often an indication that one needs to do something about it
  • Mucus and air must pass freely between the nasal and sinus cavities as you breathe
  • Keep the sinus passages clear at all times the right way--through natural procedures
  • The use of sinus pressure points (acupressure) can help keep the sinuses clear avoiding sinus pressure
  • We don't notice it, but the nasal and sinus membranes are constantly producing mucus
  • You can quickly relieve sinus pressure and congestion by using acupressure
  • Keep the nasal cavity and upper respiratory tract clear--drink plenty of water
  • What is referred to as "sinus drainage" can be the normal amount of mucus
  • Abnormal amount of sinus drainage can have a simple solution in many cases
  • Certain foods can be beneficial to the sinuses as they can help prevent, fight infections and yellow mucus
  • Other foods can lead to eventual yellow mucus production and sinus pressure or other sinus problems

 

Appendix

Below are common cries from thousands of people who, besides having to deal with yellow mucus have, at times, other mucus issues for which they would like to have some guidance. Here are some of them and tips on how to manage them:

Prevent excessive mucus
We know by now that we need clear, watery mucus--the good kind--to be running constantly to keep our sinuses healthy. But an excessive amount of even good mucus, to say nothing of yellow mucus, is annoying and can cause irritation of the sinus cavity and its yellow mucusus here are some tips to prevent excessive mucus whether yellow mucus, etc:

  1. Drink plenty of water every day
    • plain, pure water
    • avoid cold water and soft drinks
  2. relieve early sinus pressure and any irritations of the organs of the breastingyellow mucusand avoid infection, green and/or yellow mucus
  3. Test for allergic reaction for house pet dander
    • get close to pets and their areas and inhale deeply
      • if you are allergic to dander you will
        • get itchy eyes or nose
        • start coughing
        • get watery eyes
        • have breathing difficulties, etc.
      • if you are not allergic you will not have those reactions
    • based on the intensity of the reaction decide whether to
      • get desensitization therapy or
      • get rid of the pet
  4. Test for allergic reaction to house dust
    • use same general approach as for house pets
    • based on reaction decide next step as shown above
  5. Test for pollen allergies for your area; see an allergist physician if you suspect you have any
  6. Some foods are mucus producing and you should avoid them
  7. Be sure to get enough antioxidants and zinc in your diet
  8. Excessive mucus irritation can cause infection and green and yellow mucus; thus nip it in the bud
  9. Stop clear mucus
    Sometimes yellow mucus is preceded by clear mucus. If it is very abundant it can irritate the respiratory (breathing) organs and passages and even contribute to a siclear mucusl infection. This is what I would do to stop this clear mucus:
    1. Drink plenty of water to help immune system
    2. If I were a smoker I would quit
    3. If I suspect it is an allergic reaction I would:
      • seek the allergen source
        • pollens
        • house dust
        • outside dust
        • pet dander
      • stay away from those allergens as much as possible
      • take an antihistamine like "Allegra"
      • if it is a chronic problems I would see an allergist physician
    4. Abstain from eating mucus producing foods
    5. Stop eating sugar until the clear mucus is gone
    6. Chronic excessive clear mucus cayellow mucushe sinus and nasal cavities and cause infection, yellow mucus, etc.
    7. If I do not obtain relieve doing the above I would consider food allergy as possible cause
      • I would try to isolate the food involved
      • just do not eat that food
    8. Should the yellow mucus'> -->clear mucus turn into a yellow mucus, especially a deep yellow hue, it can be a sign of an infection.

    These tips should in some degree help you prevent excessive mucus.

    Prevent clear mucus
    The steps to prevent the formation of clear mucus would be, in many respects, similar to the ones to stop it, above. We must understand that a certain amount of clear-watery mucus is normal and necessary for respiratory health--about one to two pints per day. Yet there are additional steps that couclear mucus be taken to help ensure prevention of excessive clear mucus. Here are some:

    1. Study carefully the section above under "Stop clear mucus"
    2. Keep up your general health by
      • eating a balance diet
        • lots of fresh fruits and vegetable
        • almonds 3-4 times per week
        • pomegranate juice--is loaded with anti-oxidants, etc., etc.
        • cut back sugar is you have a sweet tooth
      • exercising regularly
        • weight control, of course
        • to prevent or relieve diabetes
          • 30 minutes a day
          • try to perspire good
          • enjoy it
      • having regular period of relaxation
      • stop smoking if you do
    3. The immune systems should be carefully guarded to avoid sinus infection with its green and yellow mucus sequel
      • antioxidants should be taken daily, e.g.,
        • Pycnogenol, pomegranates, blue berry fresh or fresh juice
        • pomegranate extracts or fresh juice, etc.
      • fresh garlic or its active ingredient allicin can be used regularly
        • allicin is very unstable and so far only Allimax produces stable allicin
        • allicin, some say, is ":nature's antibiotic" and germ fighter
        • serious scientific research attests to its long list of benefits
      • by preventing clear mucus








































         



















































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        Right natural remedies



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