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Nasal Congestion and Headaches in the morning

Ever since I was a child, I have been weak and slow. I'm a 21 yr old male and I have suffered from depression all my life along with fatigue, poor concentration,  extreme irritability and resltess legs. In my high school i used to zone out under much noise and light. I usually catch the disease during any pandemic. Over the years I have observed that I have grown into a wierd body with weak arms and a huge belly and ***. My head is smaller than most other people and I have a HUGE wide nose, almost unaimiaginably huge with a large ball tip. My brother on the other hand seems normal and tall and doesnt have all these problems. I also have weird lifeless eyes which I can observe even in my pictures from childhood/

I worked hard through high school and landed my self into an extremely hard program but lately my crappy health is getting the better of me.

I also suffer from cysts and folliculitus (folliculitis) all over my body. I went to see doctor about these problems but he referred me to a psychologist for depression who just sat my down and asked me to read books on reinventing my life. For acne he put me on eythromycin for a 3 months and even during that period I got a HUGE lump in my under arm and the acne didnt go. He put me on claxllin sodium for 10 days and the lumps didnt go so now he asked me to go see a surgeon in a few days.

For as far as i can remember, I have had nasal congestion issues that get better in cold and much worse in heat and humidity. Regarldess of temerpature, I always have a slight swelling in my face (around my nose) along with nasal congestion and a headache. I also always feel this thick fluidy thing in my throat that builds up over night and I constantly feel the need to clear the throat and spit this out which i cant (sometime if i do spit this out its colorless). I also have and always had alot of trouble sleeping at night.

I have been searching for causes for these problems my self on the internet but Im confused about what to talk to my doctor about. he told me "You have a tendency to develop cysts. They can only be treated as they come" Can any of you have any suggestion on what this might be? Could all this be related? Please help me out because I'm sick of me life. The problem with these problems is that they dont kill you and are hard to live with aswell. Could this be thyroid related? liver ?  or constant lack of sleep due to some sinus issues?
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This is something you can do yourself to help your body. Follow these breathing techniques twice a day, everyday. First you will improve your breathing, extra oxygen will get into the blood, and sleep will improve. The rest you can tell me ,as the immune system gets better.Do not give up the pranayam, as this works gradually.When your excretory system improves, the cysts will stop forming.
Build up your timing gradually.If you feel tired or dizzy, stop and resume after one minute.
Kapalbhati pranayam -(Do it before eating) Push air forcefully out through the nose about once per second. Stomach will itself go in(contract in). The breathing in(through the nose) will happen automatically. Establish a rhythm and do for 20 to 30 minutes twice a day. Children under 15 years – do 5 to 10 minutes twice a day.
Not for pregnant women. Seriously ill people do it gently.
Anulom Vilom pranayam –
Close your right nostril with thumb and deep breath-in through left nostril  
then – close left nostril with two fingers and breath-out through right nostril  
then -keeping the left nostril closed  deep breath-in through right nostril
then - close your right nostril with thumb and breath-out through left nostril.
This is one cycle of anulom vilom.
Repeat this cycle for 15 to 30  minutes twice a day.
Children under 15 years – do 5 to 10 minutes twice a day.
You can do this before breakfast/lunch/dinner or before bedtime or in bed.Remember to take deep long breaths into the lungs.You can do this while sitting on floor or chair or lying in bed.

Bhramri Pranayam -Close eyes. Close ears with thumb, index finger on forehead, and rest three fingers on base of nose touching eyes. Breathe in through nose. And now breathe out through nose while humming like a bee.
Duration : 5 to 21  times.
November 4 ,2011
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

Your symptoms of nasal congestion, facial swelling, headaches and post nasal discharge could be due to sinusitis. Sinus infections can cause stuffiness of the nose with nasal blockage, which can make breathing through the nose difficult. It can also cause post nasal drip and lead to an irritation in the throat. You will need to consult your primary care physician for proper assessment. In the meantime practice good breathing exercises, humidify your room and do steam inhalations.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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