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AYURVEDIC HEALTH REMEDIES

SWALLOWING MUCUS

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AYURVEDA PERSPECTIVE ON SWALLOWING MUCUS

Mucus is very difficult to digest, buffers acids, and should not be swallowed. When excess mucus is swallowed, it causes nausea and vomiting.

DIET FOR IMBALANCES RELATED TO 'SWALLOWING MUCUS'

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RESPIRATORY HEALTH TIPS

DISCLAIMER: The pathogenesis of each person's condition is unique, and so the diet must be fit to the individual and the unique root causes of the condition in your body. The information on this page is for educational purposes only and should not be used to treat a medical condition. It is not a substitute for medical care. Please check with your doctor before making any changes to your health and wellness routine.

Balance Your Body with Diet, Herbs, & Lifestyles Having These Biocharacteristics

Everything you eat has an effect on your body, which Ayurveda categorizes in a simple and easy way, using biocharacteristics (gunas). Biocharacteristics are qualities (like cold and hot) that describe the effect a food or herb has on your body. Cooling foods like cucumber, decrease metabolism. Heating foods like chili pepper, stimulate your body and increase metabolism. For 'Swallowing mucus', you should select foods with the following biocharacteristics. Individual results will vary, based on your body type and the root cause of your imbalance.

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CLEAR

ABOUT CLEAR BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Clear refers to anything that cleanses or flushes out wastes, or that digests ama.

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PUNGENT

ABOUT PUNGENT BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Pungency is characterized by irritation, or sharp, spicy foods that irritate the mouth such as black pepper.

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To learn more about the symbols above, click on them. See a complete list of all biocharacteristics.

Burns Toxins

BURNS-TOXINS

An herb that detoxifies by helping your body metabolize toxins, as opposed to eliminating them.

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Flushes Sinuses

FLUSHES-SINUSES

An herb that relieves sinus congestion by flushing out mucus.

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Decongestant

DECONGESTANT

An herb that reduces mucus production often by restricting blood flow to mucus membranes.

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Expectorant

EXPECTORANT

Expectorants help you eliminate mucus from the lungs. These herbs often work by increasing the quantity of mucus, or thinning the mucus. Expectorants are indicated when phlegm congests the lower respiratory tract.

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Constituents:
Aromatic

AROMATIC

Herbs or spices with volatile essential oils that present strong aromas. Aromatic oils shock, refresh and numb tissue, with the end result of relaxing, opening and clearing stagnant fluids in tissues.

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AVOID ACCUMULATION IN STAGE OF DISEASE 0

SWALLOWING MUCUS IS IN STAGE OF DISEASE 0 - POTENTIAL CAUSE

Potential causes increase and disturb your imbalanced doshas and biocharacteristics, causing them to accumulate and spiral out of control. For example, if you're overheated and eat a chili pepper, heat may become excessive and cause disease. As a dosha or biocharacteristic accumulates in your body according to your dietary and lifestyle habits, it is more and more likely to cause disease. You can reduce an imbalanced dosha or biocharacteristic in two ways, by removing, or lessening the frequency of aggravating causes from your diet and lifestyle, as well as by favoring balancing diet and lifestyle practices. For example, try eating something as cool as a cucumber when you're overheated, instead of a chili pepper.

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AGGRAVATES THESE DOSHAS & BIOCHARACTERISTICS

'Swallowing mucus' is likely to aggravate the following doshas and biocharacteristics. If you have a systemic imbalance of one of these doshas or biocharacteristics, Ayurveda would generally recommend removing, substitute or lessen the frequency of 'Swallowing mucus'.

Imbalance Accumulates

Improper food and lifestyle causes balances to accumulate. Ayurveda shows you exactly which doshas and biocharacteristics are likely to accumulate in your body. Once these doshas and biocharacteristics accumulate too much, they will begin to cause imbalance. You can reduce an imbalanced dosha or biocharacteristic by removing things that aggravate it from your diet and lifestyle.
BIOCHARACTERISTICFOODS TO AVOIDDO YOU HAVE THIS IMBALANCE?
KAPHA
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GOOEY

ABOUT GOOEY BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Gooey is identified by anything gelatinous (such as oatmeal), or by mucus congestion.

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HEAVY

ABOUT HEAVY BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Heavy is identified by sedation, sluggishness, or increased weight.

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OILY

ABOUT OILY BIOCHARACTERISTIC

In Ayurveda, oily refers to anything moistening. More specifically, oily refers to building substances that increases fat, or are themselves fatty. For example, sugar is Oily.

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COLD

ABOUT COLD BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Cold refers to anything that reduces body temperature, metabolism, and blood flow.

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TOXIC

ABOUT TOXIC BIOCHARACTERISTIC

A substance that causes toxicity in the body, or that harms the body.

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SWEET

ABOUT SWEET BIOCHARACTERISTIC

Sweet refers to anything builds tissue, including macronutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins and fats.

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To learn more about the symbols above, click on them. See a complete list of all biocharacteristics.

SEE A DIET WHICH REMOVES THESE BIOCHARACTERISTICS

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RELATED SYMPTOMS & HABITS

The following symptoms & habits may be related to 'Swallowing mucus'. See your quiz results for a computerized assessment of your body type. Please click on the symptoms below to learn more about them.

Biocharacteristics of 6,324 People Reporting Swallowing mucus

On average the biocharacteristics of people reporting Swallowing mucus were more aggravated than 77% of other symptoms. From the 6,324 people who reported Swallowing mucus in this research study of 74,671 individuals, average deviation in biocharacteristic levels were the following:

BIOCHARACTERISTIC

AVG CLIENT LEVEL %

%CASES (#)

#IMBALANCE

Causes Toxic
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97.3%
42.4% (2,681)
7,099 have Toxic constitution
Gooey Sign
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93.3%
24.5% (1,549)
7,069 have Gooey constitution
Heavy Sign
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84.9%
35.9% (2,271)
9,738 have Heavy constitution
Sweet Sign
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81.6%
34.8% (2,203)
9,650 have Sweet constitution
Oily Sign
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73.2%
30.7% (1,944)
9,587 have Oily constitution
Causes Cold
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56.0%
26.4% (1,668)
8,107 have Cold constitution
Causes Kapha
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56.0%
36.6% (2,317)
12,745 have Kapha constitution
Sour
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50.0%
25.2% (1,591)
7,528 have Sour constitution
Difficult
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42.9%
41.3% (2,612)
8,532 have Difficult constitution
Pitta
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42.1%
31.6% (1,999)
10,540 have Pitta constitution
Vata
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40.9%
34.4% (2,178)
11,554 have Vata constitution
Dry
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39.0%
25.0% (1,584)
9,009 have Dry constitution
Astringent
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35.2%
20.7% (1,306)
8,068 have Astringent constitution
Pungent
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34.8%
16.5% (1,044)
6,802 have Pungent constitution
Hot
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32.6%
22.0% (1,392)
7,949 have Hot constitution
Salty
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29.5%
32.7% (2,069)
7,179 have Salty constitution
Light
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23.6%
21.6% (1,366)
9,391 have Light constitution
Bitter
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17.4%
20.8% (1,317)
8,626 have Bitter constitution

Risk Factors of Swallowing mucus

Below you will see general risk factors as well as the greatest risk factors, i.e. those who were also more likely to report Swallowing mucus. Overall, 18.93% of people surveyed in this research study reported Swallowing mucus.

SYMPTOM (Cases)

Cases With Both

% Reporting This

Increase from 18.93%

Review These Common Risk Factors

Feel underweight (2358)
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444
18.8%
insignificant difference
Feel overweight (25362)
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4389
17.3%
10% less often
Hyperactive, quick (19615)
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1895
9.7%
50% less often
Fatigue / tired (16721)
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3798
22.7%
20% more often
Male (1336)
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247
18.5%
insignificant difference
Female (26227)
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4959
18.9%
insignificant difference
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Large amounts of mucus (2491)
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1347
54.1%
190% more often
Difficulty expectorating (1399)
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676
48.3%
160% more often
Blood or pus in mucus (462)
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212
45.9%
140% more often
Cough with mucus / wet cough (3294)
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1493
45.3%
140% more often
Mucus Congestion (5422)
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2387
44%
130% more often
Green mucus (1730)
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744
43%
130% more often
Chronic cough (1911)
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777
40.7%
120% more often
Yellow mucus (3355)
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1324
39.5%
110% more often
Thick mucus (7806)
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3085
39.5%
110% more often
Laryngitis (906)
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337
37.2%
100% more often
White mucus (4086)
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1520
37.2%
100% more often
Post nasal drip (8138)
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2996
36.8%
90% more often
Lungs Irritated / Inflamed (1038)
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379
36.5%
90% more often
Croup (176)
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63
35.8%
90% more often
Sinus pain in cheeks (4378)
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1547
35.3%
90% more often
Wheezing (2488)
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872
35%
80% more often
Lump in throat (2115)
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741
35%
80% more often
Snot / dried mucus (6731)
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2291
34%
80% more often
Chronic Infection (1413)
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476
33.7%
80% more often
Pretend Eating / Playing with Food (461)
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155
33.6%
80% more often
Tickle in nose (3451)
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1155
33.5%
80% more often
Neuralgia (784)
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262
33.4%
80% more often
Sinus Infection (5489)
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1815
33.1%
70% more often
Sticky saliva (2391)
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786
32.9%
70% more often
Tongue frothy on edges (739)
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243
32.9%
70% more often
Fever (Current) (294)
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96
32.7%
70% more often
Nasal Polyps (787)
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257
32.7%
70% more often
Scabies (211)
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69
32.7%
70% more often
Sinus pain around eyes (7066)
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2302
32.6%
70% more often
Pelvic Congestion Syndrome (227)
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73
32.2%
70% more often
Sinus Headache (Pain in forehead) (7064)
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2277
32.2%
70% more often
Poor discernment of temperature (1393)
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447
32.1%
70% more often
Convulsions (156)
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50
32.1%
70% more often
Blisters (609)
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195
32%
70% more often
Self Mutilation (1881)
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601
32%
70% more often
Painful rash (516)
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164
31.8%
70% more often
Flat rash (526)
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167
31.7%
70% more often
Staph infection (1066)
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338
31.7%
70% more often
Stuffed nose (can't breathe) (6645)
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2100
31.6%
70% more often
Mucus/congestion in mornings (10338)
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3214
31.1%
60% more often
Weakness / Debility (3964)
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1231
31.1%
60% more often
Manic / giddy (2385)
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740
31%
60% more often
Strep Throat (1657)
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514
31%
60% more often
Boils (1160)
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359
30.9%
60% more often
Oozing Sores on Skin (292)
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90
30.8%
60% more often
Chronic Peeling Skin (1173)
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361
30.8%
60% more often
Sore throat (4943)
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1511
30.6%
60% more often
Nipple Fissures / Candida / Skin Problems (827)
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253
30.6%
60% more often
Emphysema (124)
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38
Small number of cases
30.6%
60% more often
Runny nose (6350)
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1923
30.3%
60% more often
Whooping Cough (232)
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70
30.2%
60% more often
Dry cough (4384)
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1321
30.1%
60% more often
Pressure / popping ears (7211)
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2164
30%
60% more often
Restricting Water Intake (650)
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195
30%
60% more often
Oppressed / disempowered (3669)
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1096
29.9%
60% more often
Heaviness in heart area (2680)
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801
29.9%
60% more often
Sore eye muscles (2328)
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694
29.8%
60% more often
Chest Pain (2589)
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770
29.7%
60% more often
Can't afford to buy food (1909)
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567
29.7%
60% more often
Shortness of Breath (6434)
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1906
29.6%
60% more often
Ringworm (712)
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211
29.6%
60% more often
Stinging Eyes (2850)
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842
29.5%
60% more often
Tense or Aching jaw (5411)
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1595
29.5%
60% more often
Limited sense of smell (3232)
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952
29.5%
60% more often
Brown coating tongue (279)
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82
29.4%
60% more often
Joint pain after eating (712)
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209
29.4%
60% more often
Swollen joints (2624)
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771
29.4%
60% more often
Pressure in eye (2299)
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675
29.4%
60% more often
Non-healing sore / ulcer (816)
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239
29.3%
50% more often
Burning / painful urination (1010)
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295
29.2%
50% more often
Ear pain/infection (5405)
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1580
29.2%
50% more often
Guarding area of pain (886)
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258
29.1%
50% more often
Tense chest (3234)
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940
29.1%
50% more often
Psychiatric Treatment (3639)
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1057
29%
50% more often
Bronchitis (3856)
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1112
28.8%
50% more often
Skin Infection (608)
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175
28.8%
50% more often
Thick coating tongue (4758)
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1367
28.7%
50% more often
Cockroaches in house (1453)
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417
28.7%
50% more often
Dislocated shoulder / ribs / etc (1069)
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306
28.6%
50% more often
Mold in house (2546)
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725
28.5%
50% more often
Fainting (2169)
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617
28.4%
50% more often
Seizures (452)
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128
28.3%
50% more often
Shaky / Jitters (4508)
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1276
28.3%
50% more often
Eat when abdomen painful (2767)
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783
28.3%
50% more often
Dilated Pupil (518)
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146
28.2%
50% more often
Swollen lymph nodes (2365)
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667
28.2%
50% more often
Difficulty Swallowing (2999)
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846
28.2%
50% more often
Impacted Fecal Matter (1293)
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365
28.2%
50% more often
Skin problems in lips (2842)
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802
28.2%
50% more often
Carbuncle (209)
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59
28.2%
50% more often
Swollen lymph nodes - neck (5244)
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1481
28.2%
50% more often
Burning sense of shame (3769)
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1063
28.2%
50% more often
Hunched / Rounded shoulders / Excessive upper back curve (4193)
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1181
28.2%
50% more often
Dry Nasal Passages (7183)
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2020
28.1%
50% more often
Frequent Nose Bleeds (1500)
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422
28.1%
50% more often

Complications of Those Reporting Swallowing mucus

In this research study, people who report Swallowing mucus were likely to report the following:

REPORTS

CASES WITH BOTH

INCREASE

%

NORMALLY

Difficulty expectorating
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676
+3.0 times
11%
3.62% (1,399 cases)
Large amounts of mucus
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1347
+2.9 times
21%
7.22% (2,491 cases)
Prolonged bleeding when cut (Poor clotting)
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343
+2.9 times
5%
1.74% (1,259 cases)
Thick mucus
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3085
+2.4 times
49%
20.46% (7,806 cases)
Cough with mucus / wet cough
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1493
+2.3 times
24%
10.28% (3,294 cases)
Mucus Congestion
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2387
+2.3 times
38%
16.51% (5,422 cases)
Green mucus
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744
+2.3 times
12%
5.27% (1,730 cases)
Painful menstruation & menstrual cramps
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3070
+2.3 times
49%
21.59% (13,471 cases)
Lungs Irritated / Inflamed
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379
+2.1 times
6%
2.86% (1,038 cases)
Yellow mucus
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1324
+2.1 times
21%
10.2% (3,355 cases)
Chronic cough
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777
+2.1 times
12%
5.83% (1,911 cases)
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Tongue frothy on edges
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243
+2.0 times
4%
1.96% (739 cases)
Chronic Infection
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476
+2.0 times
8%
3.94% (1,413 cases)
Blood or pus in mucus
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212
+2.0 times
3%
1.49% (462 cases)
Slow, heavy digestion
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2899
+2.0 times
46%
22.89% (21,898 cases)
Painful rash
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164
+2.0 times
3%
1.51% (516 cases)
Flat rash
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167
+2.0 times
3%
1.53% (526 cases)
Post nasal drip
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2996
+2.0 times
47%
24.05% (8,138 cases)
Boils
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359
+1.9 times
6%
3.08% (1,160 cases)
Lump in throat
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741
+1.9 times
12%
6.17% (2,115 cases)
Self Mutilation
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601
+1.9 times
10%
5.17% (1,881 cases)
White mucus
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1520
+1.9 times
24%
12.47% (4,086 cases)
Bluish / Purple Tongue
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103
+1.9 times
2%
1.04% (472 cases)
Sticky saliva
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786
+1.9 times
12%
6.38% (2,391 cases)
Food Poisoning
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286
+1.9 times
5%
2.68% (1,032 cases)
Wheezing
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872
+1.9 times
14%
7.51% (2,488 cases)
Sinus pain in cheeks
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1547
+1.9 times
24%
12.95% (4,378 cases)
Sore eye muscles
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694
+1.8 times
11%
5.97% (2,328 cases)
Poor discernment of temperature
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447
+1.8 times
7%
3.82% (1,393 cases)
Snot / dried mucus
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2291
+1.8 times
36%
19.79% (6,731 cases)
Shortness of Breath
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1906
+1.8 times
30%
16.54% (6,434 cases)
Pressure in eye
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675
+1.8 times
11%
6.09% (2,299 cases)
Exercising as punishment
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507
+1.8 times
8%
4.43% (2,175 cases)
Purpura
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102
+1.8 times
2%
1.11% (429 cases)
Exercise aggravates symptoms
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1258
+1.8 times
20%
11.1% (5,106 cases)
Laryngitis
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337
+1.8 times
5%
2.78% (906 cases)
Tonsil Stones
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639
+1.8 times
10%
5.58% (2,415 cases)
Blisters
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195
+1.8 times
3%
1.68% (609 cases)
Skin growths - other
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162
+1.8 times
3%
1.68% (619 cases)
Tickle in nose
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1155
+1.8 times
18%
10.1% (3,451 cases)
Sinus Infection
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1815
+1.8 times
29%
16.29% (5,489 cases)
Non-healing sore / ulcer
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239
+1.8 times
4%
2.25% (816 cases)
Manic / giddy
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740
+1.8 times
12%
6.75% (2,385 cases)
Pain relieved by doubling over
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690
+1.8 times
11%
6.2% (2,537 cases)
Vomiting
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303
+1.8 times
5%
2.82% (1,149 cases)
Skin Infection
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175
+1.8 times
3%
1.7% (608 cases)
Sinus Headache (Pain in forehead)
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2277
+1.8 times
36%
20.44% (7,064 cases)
Sinus pain around eyes
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2302
+1.8 times
36%
20.49% (7,066 cases)
Nipple Fissures / Candida / Skin Problems
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253
+1.8 times
4%
2.28% (827 cases)
Thick coating tongue
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1367
+1.7 times
22%
12.6% (4,758 cases)
Impacted Fecal Matter
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365
+1.7 times
6%
3.44% (1,293 cases)
Chest Pain
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770
+1.7 times
12%
6.96% (2,589 cases)
Anal Spasm
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308
+1.7 times
5%
2.91% (1,145 cases)
Pain sudden onset
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1072
+1.7 times
17%
9.9% (3,992 cases)
Citrus allergy
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166
+1.7 times
3%
1.75% (670 cases)
Cockroaches in house
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417
+1.7 times
7%
4.09% (1,453 cases)
Frequent Hiccup
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672
+1.7 times
11%
6.43% (2,477 cases)
Heaviness in heart area
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801
+1.7 times
13%
7.6% (2,680 cases)
Swollen lymph nodes
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667
+1.7 times
11%
6.44% (2,365 cases)
Restricting Food Intake
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3017
+1.7 times
48%
28.12% (15,613 cases)
Liver Sore
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239
+1.7 times
4%
2.35% (883 cases)
Difficulty Swallowing
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846
+1.7 times
13%
7.64% (2,999 cases)
Frequent Nose Bleeds
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422
+1.7 times
7%
4.14% (1,500 cases)
Stole food or money to buy food
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291
+1.7 times
5%
2.96% (1,041 cases)
Strep Throat
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514
+1.7 times
8%
4.74% (1,657 cases)
Stuffed nose (can't breathe)
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2100
+1.7 times
33%
19.57% (6,645 cases)
Guarding area of pain
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258
+1.7 times
4%
2.38% (886 cases)
Swollen lymph nodes - neck
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1481
+1.7 times
23%
13.69% (5,244 cases)
Tooth Infection
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413
+1.7 times
7%
4.17% (1,644 cases)
Abdominal pain relieved by eating
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412
+1.7 times
7%
4.17% (1,562 cases)
Sore throat
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1511
+1.7 times
24%
14.31% (4,943 cases)
Mucus/congestion in mornings
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3214
+1.7 times
51%
30.51% (10,338 cases)
Ear pain/infection
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1580
+1.7 times
25%
14.98% (5,405 cases)
Blood thick / Congested lymph
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293
+1.7 times
5%
3% (1,069 cases)
Poor diet
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2567
+1.7 times
41%
24.63% (11,384 cases)
Staph infection
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338
+1.7 times
5%
3.01% (1,066 cases)
Skin problems on ears
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420
+1.7 times
7%
4.22% (1,503 cases)
Fibromyalgia
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800
+1.7 times
13%
7.84% (3,094 cases)
Stinging Eyes
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842
+1.7 times
13%
7.84% (2,850 cases)
Clammy Skin
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757
+1.7 times
12%
7.24% (2,812 cases)
Bleed less than other people
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162
+1.7 times
3%
1.81% (637 cases)
Intestinal colic / spasm / cramping
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1369
+1.7 times
22%
13.28% (5,234 cases)
Tense or Aching jaw
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1595
+1.6 times
25%
15.16% (5,411 cases)
Nasal Polyps
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257
+1.6 times
4%
2.43% (787 cases)
Hunched / Rounded shoulders / Excessive upper back curve
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1181
+1.6 times
19%
11.55% (4,193 cases)
Morning Sickness
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304
+1.6 times
5%
3.04% (1,146 cases)
Artificial sweeteners
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1767
+1.6 times
28%
17.04% (8,589 cases)
Excess saliva
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615
+1.6 times
10%
6.09% (2,222 cases)
Sour Taste in Mouth
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742
+1.6 times
12%
7.33% (2,940 cases)
Stomach Ulcer
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380
+1.6 times
6%
3.67% (1,449 cases)
Even liquid foods aggravate abdominal pain
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301
+1.6 times
5%
3.06% (1,126 cases)
Weakness / Debility
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1231
+1.6 times
19%
11.64% (3,964 cases)
Sour sweat
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605
+1.6 times
10%
6.13% (2,316 cases)
Chronic Peeling Skin
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361
+1.6 times
6%
3.68% (1,173 cases)
Foul taste on tongue
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1023
+1.6 times
16%
9.82% (3,794 cases)
Tension in eyes
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866
+1.6 times
14%
8.6% (3,219 cases)
Fainting
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617
+1.6 times
10%
6.15% (2,169 cases)
Abdominal surgery
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234
+1.6 times
4%
2.47% (1,336 cases)
Abdominal pain continuous
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313
+1.6 times
5%
3.09% (1,145 cases)
Burning / painful urination
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295
+1.6 times
5%
3.1% (1,010 cases)
Fecal Incontinence
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307
+1.6 times
5%
3.1% (1,138 cases)

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