Discover natural ways to treat sinus infections.
Having sinus infections, also called as sinusitis, are often caused by inflammation.
A sinus infection occurs when your nasal cavities become infected.
In addition, here are some causes of having a sinus infection.
- It can be provoked by a virus.
- Having a cold.
- In some cases from bacteria or even fungus.
- The growth of nasal polyps may be the issue
- or caused by a deviated Septum, (a partition separating two chambers, such as that between the nostrils),
- By being exposed to pollution,
And more multiple reasons to discover ways to treat and maintain your sinuses, naturally with anti-inflammatory Phytotherapy.
If you are having sinusitis.
Most of the following symptoms will drive you crazy, mostly due to the difficulty of breathing through your nose.
Incidentally, you might suffer from a frontal headache, and more others unpleasant symptoms.
Let’s try to figure out furthermore what caused you to have sinusitis?
The common cause is usually having a cold, the reason for having the virus sinus infection.
This type of sinus infection generally goes away on its own with plenty of rest and vitamin C.
THE SYMPTOMS YOU MAY EXPERIENCE ARE
- Low fever
- Bad breath
- yellow or green mucus
How long acute sinusitis last?
Usually, anywhere from ten days to four weeks.
But in some cases, a viral sinus infection can develop into a bacterial sinus infection.
This occurs when bacteria multiplied in fluid-filled sinus pocket.
What are the signs, when having bacterial infections?
First of all, when your sinus infection has increased to a bacterial sinus and worsen in the severity of symptoms such as:
- Severe facial pain
- Thickening of nasal discharge
- High fever
- A cough
- You may have an ongoing infection.
Both acute and chronic sinusitis can be the form of a viral or bacterial infection.
You might have to visit your doctor, he will evaluate whether you have a bacterial or viral sinus infection.
The Experts at American Sinus Institute can recommend a course of treatment specific to each individual’s issues.
This option includes:
- Medication over-the-counter
- Pain medicines
- Possibly antibiotics
- Nasal sprays
- Decongestants and
- Mucolytics for temporary relief
The question is why a virus comes to my sinus?
Normally, your sinus is very well protected by your body thanks to your immune system.
Your immune system fights the infection by producing a robust antibody response.
That protection can in some cases last a lifetime.
That’s why some people never get sinus infections.
The thing is some people are more sensitive than the others.
You probably might figure out by yourself why?
Especially these days, we are all surrounded by the polluted air of the cities, while our sinuses are fragile and vulnerable is not always easy to avoid this type of problem.
Did you know?
Human possess four air cavities
- Ethmoid sinus cavities, which are located between eyes.
- Frontal (sinus cavities which can be found above the eyes) more in the forehead region.
- The maxillary sinus cavities are located on either side of the nostrils
- The largest of the paranasal sinuses are under the eyes
- That means your cheekbones areas.
Your sphenoid sinuses, which are the least frequently affected sinuses
Can possibly cause earaches, neck pain, and a headaches
More specifically, neck pain and a headache are at the top of your list of symptoms.
Let’s talk about the effects of smoking cigarettes
If you are a smoker, you might not want to hear about the consequences of smoking, because you are not ready to quit yet.
But, understand this
While the lining of your nose and sinuses is the same as the lining in the lung, by smoking cigarettes will cause your nose and sinus to produce more mucus.
Therefore cigarette smoke damages your sinuses ability to clear out damaging bacteria and viruses.
In conclusion, smoking and good health don’t mix, think about that.
Facing cold air environment, (air conditioning).
What about the air conditioner in your car?
Having the cold air in your face seems to trigger nervous system reflexes in the nose that cause glands in the nasal membranes to produces
Consequently, you might want to protect your nose, avoid having too much air conditioner directly in your face.
Furthermore, If you are having allergies you might develop congestion. Because small particles circulate in the environment particles like:
- Molds spores
- Pollutants and
- Dust Mites
Since the particles get trapped by air-conditioning filters and then released into the air when the machine is turned on
That’s why Dr. Richard Lebowitzia rhinologist at NYU Langone Medical Center emphasized the importance of changing air-conditioning filters regularly.
When having a chronic sinusitis
You feel like your life has become so miserable.
It is, indeed so annoying and on the top of that, so painful to have congested nose all the time.
I guess you want to find some way to get rid of this awful sinusitis isn’t?
Your doctor will probably prescribe you some medicine to take.
But, unfortunately, in most cases, that prescription works for just a short of the period.
Each year, more than 37 million Americans experience sinusitis symptoms
You might find a way to get rid of your sinus issue by:
1. Drinking a lot of fluids, run a humidifier
2. Nasal irrigation is usually very effective at relieving nasal congestion and irritation
3. Spray your nose with salted water
4. Think about steam
5. Eat a chicken soup with lemon juice
6. Having in your face warm and cold compresses.
For more serious cases
If your sinusitis occurs, your doctor might suggest you having surgery.
What do they do for sinus surgery?
For this type of surgery called functional endoscopic.
For the surgeon, to be able to look directly into your nose and sinuses,
He will use a lighted tube called an endoscope.
During the operation, the surgeon can remove tissue, clean out the sinuses and enlarge sinus openings for drainage.
The best way for drainage
In the first place, you will have to flush your sinuses regularly with a salt of water solution to encourage healthy drainage and prevent blockages.
What are the side effects of sinus surgery?
Important to realize that you may occur many risks and complications, like:
- Failure to resolve the infection
- Recurrence of the original sinus problem
- Chronic nasal drainage
- Failure to resolve all original sinus problems
- Damage to the eyes or base of the skull
- Reduction or loss of sense of smell or taste.
What about some more natural ways?
Believe me, you can cure your sinusitis without surgery.
95% of people with chronic sinusitis can fix this issue naturally.
You can manually drain your sinuses
For instance, if you want to get rid of blocked sinuses naturally is one the option you can try.
First. Push your tongue against the top of your mouth and place a finger between your eyebrows and apply pressure.
Secondly. Hold it for about 20 seconds and your sinuses will begin to drain.
Furthermore, you need to keep your nasal passage moist try this to feel better:
1. Use a humidifier or even vaporizer
2. Take long showers
3. Breath in steam from a bowl of warm but not too hot water, be careful, don’t burn yourself!
4. Finally, drink lots of fluids, about five to six cups a day.
If you have a sudden allergy, what can you do?
You can try this method:
A. For immediate relief of sinus allergies, simply use your own fingers to stimulate the acupressure point on both sides of your nose and cheek meet.
B. Apply moderate pressure with both index fingers
C. One on each side of the nose hold for 3 minutes
Think about how to boost your immune system quickly
Here a healthy way to strengthen your body
Preferable to do the following:
1. Don’t smoke
2. Eat a diet high in fruits and vegetables
3. Exercises regularly
4. Maintain your weight
5. Don’t drink too much alcohol, remember, always with moderation
6. Get adequate sleep.
According to Dr. Paul Goetz, a very well-known in Europe, he teaches phytotherapy at the Faculty of Bobigny and he will have a major influence on public health in the coming years in Europe.
Five steps of program treatment.
Dr. Paul Goetz, convinced me to follow the 5 steps program treatment, I believe is one of the best strategies to treat your sinus.
Get your symptoms under control using natural treatment.
1) Drain and disinfect the nasal fossae
You have multiple possibilities to do that
A) First, you will pour Vaseline soaked with 1% niaouli essential oil, the edge of your nostrils
b) You also can pour in your nose a marine water mixture of oligoelements and Granions bulbs silver and copper.
Copper Granions are usually used in adults to rebalance the trace elements in the human body.
Often used in infections and viral states of flu symptoms
2-3 bulbs per day diluted in a glass of water.
C) Actisoufre spray might be a great solution as well for you.
Better, talk to your physician when using a new alternative medicine.
2- Antibacterial treatment with essential oils
A) essential oils have a significant antibacterial effect
B) In the form of drops to swallow a capsule, you can take four capsules every day for about ten days, maximum.
3- For the anti-inflammatory treatment
The use of phytotherapy, the best known are liquid Harpagophytum extract, willow, and licorice
40 drops daily in a glass of water.
4) Dissolve the mucus to free the sinuses
Good for you to drink a daily glass of juice seabuckthorn with propolis liquid
5) How you can stimulate your immune system
In the firsthand, you can stimulate your body
By taking phytonutrients conventional plants adaptogens, such as ginseng, echinacea.
Go for garlic, you can use it as a tasty home remedy for colds
Chop or mash one or two cloves mix them with food and eat at the first sign of symptoms
As a result, I’m convinced that the single most important step you can take to counter chronic inflammation is by stopping eating refined, processed, and manufactured foods and start to eat organics fruits, and vegetables, whole grains, whole soy, wild fish
Having a good diet will help you to keep away inflammation issues.
Every day, researchers are discovering more about the links between diet, nutrition, and optimal health.
In conclusion, protect your body.
Thank you for reading, if you have any questions, simply leave me a message, and I will be happy to answer to you.
This information I provided to you is not intended to offer professional medical advice or treatment for any condition.
If you have any health problems or are taking any medication, you should seek advice from your healthcare provider prior to any change in your diet.