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Congestion and sore throat in mornings only
Hello there, thanks for reading my post.  I have had this problem for about 4-6 months now, and as I am without health insurance, cannot readily go see a doctor.  Every morning, I wake up terribly congested.  Sometimes it is coupled with a headache (I'm assuming sinus) and a sore throat.  Any idea why this could be?  Usually in about an hour, it clears up and I am fine.  It happens no matter where I sleep.  I try to sleep on my side, but I toss and turn alot at night so I never know what position I will end up sleeping in.
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Have you tried grabbing Claritin or something over the counter? You're describing my hay fever exactly. One thing I did that really helped (based on a dr. recommendation) is I started taking my daily dose at night, instead of the morning. The difference is amazing. I wake up feeling a lot clearer and the head-aches are pretty much gone. This has been the best year I've had (supposedly in a bad pollen count year) in 5 years with that switch.
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Another thing that might help is improving the condition of your air. It's funny how many people actually don't realize their air is so bad for them. I found with a little research that the air inside your home is actually a lot worse than outdoor air. It is actually very bad for your health if you don't take care of it. I used to have to deal with a lot of junk all the time, but after I took care of the air in my home I don't have this problem any more.

What's helped me is a whole house Polarized Media Filter. What it does is it actually creates an electric field which attracts the particles to the filter fibers. Well, it's really helped me out a lot. I've done enough to know about this, but I didn't think I'd run all the technical terms by you.

The best place for price that I've found is at www.airlifeone.com. Plus, I've never had a problem with their HR when I had questions. The air you breathe indoors is a problem, I know it's a lot that you can't see, but there is a lot of junk in the air that you just can't see, but that you'll notice when you start filtering it out.

I hope that this helps you out.
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