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snuf·fle

(snŭf′əl)
v.
To breathe noisily, as through a blocked nose.
n.
1. The act of snuffling.
2. snuffles Obstructed nasal respiration, especially in a newborn, sometimes due to congenital syphilis.

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Q. When you get sick (runny nose, cold, cough) do you still workout?

A. Hmm, depending on how sick I am, I will usually just workout anyway. I feel it mentally helps me.

Q. I got runny nose every morning and in the evening. Never had this problem before. Worst still is gardening. Why why why?

A. I have Janet Craig, and Corn plan Draceanas, Spider Plants, Chinese Evergreen, Weeping Fig, Pothos,and Peace Lilly; plus others. The largest are the Draceanas and those named are supposed to be among the best at cleaning toxins from the air. They Rubber Plants are a good choice but I'm running out of room! Jade may want some company!

Q. When seasons change , a lot of people suffer of runny nose and other common allergy symptoms , why is it always like that when seasons change ?

A. Seasonal changes tend to cause a lot of allergic reactions, and that is a known fact with no known mechanism. It is thought that perhaps the more atopic (bound to have allergies) people are, and with an atopic family histroy, they will develope more allergies during seasonal changes. One theory is that the environmental allergens, such as flower seeds or particles, tend to be in a higher shift and so they are more "in the air". Others believe it has to do with viral infections.

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The next night was a different issue - no bed is big enough to share with squirmy, snuffly little creatures, no matter how appealing they look in their crisp white cotton nighties.
Even allowing for the fact that, say, four or five per cent of Sun readers couldn't understand the question, and that more than a few others probably still answer any phone poll with some snuffly breathing followed by the words "Samamffa Fox", you'd still expect to see the Channel 4 vote up in the 90s, wouldn't you?
There were no after-show parties either and occasional moratoriums on dairy produce, which makes me snuffly.
As they waited to see adoctor, health visitor Alison Betts looked at Warren and said he was snuffly, and recommended they buy saline drops to help unblock his nose.
As many a wife knows, there's nobody who can iron his shirts quite so, or make his pieces quite right, or fuss over his snuffly nose and fever just like mum did.