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Sinusitis: Is Change Of Weather Worsening Sinus Symptoms? Try These Home Remedies For Quick Relief

Sinus home remedies, sinusitus: If your sinus is worsening because of a dip in weather, you must definitely try these home remedies.

Sinusitis: Is Change Of Weather Worsening Sinus Symptoms? Try These Home Remedies For Quick Relief

Sinusitis infection: Drinking warm fluids can reduce nasal congestion caused by sinusitis

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Take sufficient rest when suffering from sinus symptoms
  2. Inhale steam vapours to reduce nasal congestion
  3. Neti pots with saline water can be effective in clearing out mucus

Change of weather brings with itself cough, cold, infections and worsens sinusitis. Sinusitis is a condition in which lining of sinuses become inflamed. Viral infection and allergies are usually the cause of sinusitis. Headache, facial pain, nasal congestion and runny nose are common symptoms of sinusitis. It is only in rare cases that sinus can get serious. The condition can be treated with antibiotics, but it is always better to give some natural home remedies a try before resorting to antibiotics.

Sinus: Home remedies for sinusitis


Sinusitis can be treated with some remedies you can try at home. Following them regularly for a week can give you good results.

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  • Use warm heat: When sinusitis is giving you a runny nose beyond your control or severe nasal congestion, you can try warm heat. Simply put a warm, wet towel on your face. It might take off some of the pressure.
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You warm heat to reduce pressure caused by sinusitis
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  • Breathe in steam vapours: Steam is actually one of the most effective remedies that can help you deal with sinusitis. Take a bowl with warm (not hot) water, put a towel on your head and inhale the steam until the water is still warm. It can reduce sinus symptoms effectively.
  • Neti pots: Nasal irrigation with salt water can help in clearing out mucus and keep your sinus moist. Use neti pots with previously boiled water to make the irrigation solution. Make sure you rinse the pot after each use and let it dry.

Also read: Here Are 6 Easy Tips To Treat Sinus Infection

  • Humidify: Using humidifier in rooms in which you spend a lot of time can help in reducing sinus symptoms. Keep your indoors clean at all times.
  • Drink warm fluids: Drinking warm fluids can help in thinning mucus and reducing blockage in your sinuses. Make sure you drink no alcohol during a sinus infection.
  • Take sufficient rest: Rest is important for quick recovery. Exertion or doing to much can worsen headaches and other symptoms of sinusitis. Sleep well and take sufficient rest to curb your sinus infection effectively.
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Taking sufficient rest is important to recover from sinusitis
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If your sinus doesn't go after trying these remedies for a week or more, you can resort to antibiotics prescribed by your doctor. If that too doesn't work, you might need surgery and better medical assistance.

Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. NDTV does not claim responsibility for this information.

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