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Does Milk Cause Phlegm?

Colds aren't fun, and neither are sinus infections. Could a grilled cheese sandwich make your stuffed nose even more clogged? Hmm... watch this to learn the answer.

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8:25AM PDT on Mar 22, 2013


12:36AM PST on Dec 4, 2012

I find that eating yogurt every day makes it easier to tolerate other dairy products. That and plenty of water.

10:32AM PST on Nov 22, 2012

Interesting, but I'm not an avid eater of dairy products so it doesn't really affect me. Thanks for the info.

2:02AM PST on Nov 17, 2012

interesting, but surely it is a matter of looking at what else you eat and drink and taking things in moderation

9:19PM PST on Nov 10, 2012

Don't know about the milk but I drink lots of water and use zinc when I have a cold.

10:39PM PST on Nov 9, 2012

Thanks for the information.

7:17AM PST on Nov 8, 2012


2:11AM PST on Nov 7, 2012

I would have found that interesting - but no video appeared on this page.

I suffer from asthma or allergies, mostly in the late afternoon and evening so need to use puffers. Once or twice a year I get a bad sinus infection ... perhaps because I didn't use the netti-pot on that day. I definitely avoid milk at those times..... but all to no avail because the infection spreads to my lungs. I need to keep my finger on the pulse with these conditions and sometimes I slip up. (Pity I couldn't hear that video)

7:58PM PST on Nov 4, 2012


9:52PM PDT on Nov 2, 2012


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