How to Deal with a Runny Nose

Is that runny nose bringing you down? With over-the-counter cold remedies and a few simple steps, you can put a stop to your problem.

You will need

  • Decongestants
  • Antihistamines
  • Box of tissues
  • Saline nasal spray
  • Vitamin C
  • Zinc
  • Table salt (optional)
  • Baking soda (optional)
  • Medicine dropper (optional)

Step 1 Take decongestants and antihistamines Take the directed dose of decongestant during the day and antihistamines at night. Drink plenty of fluids.

Step 2 Blow your nose Keep plenty of tissues on hand so that you’re prepared when your nose drips.

Step 3 Use nasal spray Use saline nasal spray as directed throughout the day.

Step 4 Take your vitamins Take vitamin C and zinc before going to bed, so that when the morning comes around, you’re ready to hit the ground running!