Ears, Nose & Throat
May 16, 2017

What colour is your snot? This is what it could mean

Mucus is important. This slimy substance lines your throat, lungs, nose, sinuses and mouth for protection and support. The moist film in your nose helps it to stay lubricated. Your mucous helps keep you healthy by protecting your lungs when you breathe as it helps get rid of dirty particles in the air. In fact, you produce up to one and a half litres (four to six cups) of mucus in a day! What your nose debris says about you Clear. This is normal. Your nasal tissues produce mucus that consists of water, protein, dissolved salts and anti-bodies. White. You’re…
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