1. Learn to use nasal saline/nasal washes on a consistent basis. 2. Get medical help when you cannot obtain/maintain relief yourself. 3. Do not give up of finding successful treatment. You do not have to “LIVE WITH” being sick and Continue reading If you are prone to sinus infection, follow these 3 tips:
The body’s nasal and sinus membranes have similar responses to viruses, allergic insults, and common bacterial infections. Membranes become swollen and congested. This congestion causes pain and pressure; mucus production increases during inflammation, resulting in a drippy, runny nose. These Continue reading Why do we suffer from nasal and sinus discomfort?
Sinus headaches are associated with a swelling of the membranes lining the sinuses (spaces adjacent to the nasal passages). Pain occurs in the affected region – the result of air, pus, and mucus being trapped within the obstructed sinuses. The Continue reading Treatment for Sinus headache
Use of nonprescription drops or sprays might help control symptoms. It’s important that they are not used beyond the label recommendation because non-prescription decongestant nasal sprays can aggravate symptoms and should not be used beyond their label recommendation. Saline nasal Continue reading Do non-prescription nose drops or sprays really work?
Not every headache is the consequence of sinus and nasal passage problems. For example, many patients visit an ear, nose, and throat specialist to seek treatment for a sinus headache and learn they actually have a migraine or tension headache. Continue reading Sinus headaches
Warm, moist air from a vaporizer or steam from a pan of boiled water (removed from the heat) can help sinus congestion. Humidifiers should be used only when a clean filter is in place to avoid spraying bacteria or fungal spores Continue reading What can be done at home to relieve sinus pain?