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How to Treat Severe Post Nasal Drip

author image Tanya Feke
Tanya Feke is a board-certified family physician with interests in preventive medicine, lifestyle modification and women's health. Her book "Medicare Essentials" is an Amazon bestseller. She has been published in the journal "Medical Economics" and has managed her educational website Diagnosis Life ( since 2010.
How to Treat Severe Post Nasal Drip
Woman with post nasal drip blowing her nose. Photo Credit: Louis-Paul St-Onge/iStock/Getty Images

The nose produces mucous on a continual basis and that mucous drains down the back of the throat. When that mucous increases in volume or changes in consistency, it can result in post nasal drip syndrome. Post nasal drip (PND) is one of the most common causes of cough and sore throat. There are many common remedies to alleviate post-nasal drip, but definitive treatment depends on the root cause.

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