NOSE, SINUS & ALLERGY PROBLEMS
What are the causes of nasal congestion?
Are there any risks when treating congestion?
Where can I find out more?
Nasal congestion, stuffiness, or obstruction to nasal breathing is one of the oldest and most common human complaints. For some, it may only be a nuisance; for others, nasal congestion can be a source of considerable discomfort.
There are four main causes of nasal obstruction: infection, structural abnormalities, allergic, and nonallergic (vasomotor) rhinitis. Patients often have a combination of these factors which vary from person to person.