Sinus Infection- Symptoms And Treatment
Sinus is termed as rhinosinusitis in medical language. It is an infection which occurs when the nasal cavities and accessory para nasal sinusesget infected; it becomes swollen and inflamed. Mostly it is caused by a virus. But in some cases, it is caused by bacteria or a rare fungus.
There are two types of Sinus infections –
- The Chronic- Whereas the chronic infection lasts for more than twelve weeks, it causes nasal blockage, pus in the nasal cavity, fever, runny nose, a feeling of congestion.?
- The Acute- It only lasts for a short period. It is part of a cold or any another respiratory illness. It causes facial pain, runny nose, loss of smell and cough. It may cause fever, bad breath, weakness, or a toothache at the same time.
In the expert’s opinion, many symptoms are common in both forms but can be cured with the homeopathic medicines for sinus.
The major symptoms are:
- Pain, sneezing and running nose are the most common symptoms. There are several sinuses present in your face, below and above the eyes, and behind the nose.
- Inflammation and swelling cause pain in the forehead, discomfort on either side of the nose, in the teeth or between the eyes.
- Nasal Discharge with a green or yellow color. This discharge may bypass your nose and drain down the back of your throat causing tickle, an itch or even a sore throat.
- Nasal Congestion- Due to the infection there is swelling, and it blocks the nasal passage. This congestion doesn’t allow to smell, taste, and effects your voice too.
How to treat the infection?
- In the case of acute infection, the doctor recommends decongestant and saline nasal washes. It takes 10-12 days, and the symptoms disappear with the procedure. However, it doesn’t help to stop the recurrence .In chronic cases the symptoms tend to reappear for which homoeopathy is the best solution.
- Warm and moist air helps in the chronic sinusitis.
- A patient can also use a vaporizer or inhale steam from a bowl of boiling water.
- The best homeopathic medicine for sinus: It is a powerful combination of three products to provide relief and control its adverse effects.
a.) Alpha-SH treats a headache, sneezing and running nose caused by sinus. It opens and drains the sinuses, prevents the recurrences.
b.) BC 05 controls coryza and other problems.
c.) Alpha-NC acts as a decongest and lowers the repeated attacks. It clears the stuffiness of nostrils and removes the mucus. Builds immune system and reduces the repeated attacks.
- Don’t smoke and avoid surroundings if others are smoking.
- Wash your hands often during the cold and flu season.
- Stay away from allergic agents.