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Sinuses are the air filled cavities located in the face, bones of forehead, back of bones surrounding the nose and cheeks. Generally under normal conditions sinuses are filled with air but when an individual have cold or sinus infection, the sinus lining or membrane swell and block the channels that drain the sinuses. When sinus pathways are blocked, mucus and pus are formed in the sinuses and leads to thick and yellowish nasal mucus, headache, facial pain and plugged nose. Swelling of these sinuses is treated as sinusitis or rhinosinusitis. People with sinusitis have blocked feeling and heaviness in the nose and forehead. There are different types of sinusitis based on the severity and duration, they are

  • Acute sinusitis- infection last for 2-4 weeks
  • Sub acute sinusitis- infection last for 4-12 weeks
  • Chronic sinusitis- infection last for more than 12 weeks
  • Recurrent sinusitis- infection happens several times in a year.

Sinus problem

Seasonal changes increase sinus attacks and symptoms in many people. Changes in temperature and quality of air lead to several health problems and infections like sinusitis, allergies and asthma. People should avoid triggers like cold, dust, pollution, allergies and infections to avoid sinusitis and its symptoms. Cold virus, flu, allergies, nasal polyps, displacement of nasal walls (deviated septum), smoking, weak immune system causes sinusitis in many people. In rare cases tumors, dehydration and stagnated mucus also leads to sinusitis. Individuals with sinusitis may have signs and symptoms like hyposmia (reduced ability to smell), pressure or facial pain while bending down, sore throat, headache, fever, blocked nose, ear pain, bad breath, dizziness, congestion, facial swelling, tenderness of the face, cough and tiredness. Sinusitis needs timely treatment, if left untreated it may lead to health complications. Usage of nasal spray helps to moist your nasal passages and avoids irritation and blockages.

Role of Homeopathy in the treatment of Sinusitis :

Homeopathy is a natural treatment, it uses natural substances extracted from plants, vegetables, minerals and other natural based in the preparation or making pills and liquid mixtures. Homeopathy offers superior treatment for sinusitis. Homeopathy treatment for sinusitis is safe, painless and has no side effects. Homeopathy is a holistic treatment and can be used for all age groups i.e. from children to elders. Homeopathy treatment for sinusitis not only focuses on disease but also focuses to treat the person as a whole.

Homeopathy for sinusitis improves body’s self healing process and rebuilds immunity or immune system to sinusitis. Homeopathy treatment for sinusitis completely cures chronic and recurrent type of sinusitis when used in the long run. Homeopathy by promoting immune system helps to defend and fight against other infections also. A well qualified and experienced homeopath prescribes treatment based on the symptoms, personal examination and severity of the condition. Homeopathy treatment successfully cured sinusitis in many people and helps them live normal happy life. Some homeopathy remedies prescribed to sinusitis patients are silicea, belladonna, kali bichrome, pulsatilla, spegilia, hepar sulph and hydrastis.

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