Have you ever experienced a stuffy nose or a cold that doesn’t heal? If you experience this, you need to be aware of sinusitis symptom, it could be one. Even more dangerous, sinusitis can affect any ages including children. Usually, sinusitis can attack the people with weak immune systems easier than the people with a good and strong immune systems. So, you need to make sure your body in a condition in any way. More importantly to be resistance with sinus infection.
Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinus tissue in the nasal cavity. The sinus has a thin mucus that are function to capture dust, germs, and other particles in the air. If the sinus is blocked, the germs or viruses will easily develop and cause sinus infections. Is a sinus infection contagious? Sinus infections can be contagious, but it have to be caused by a virus. The virus will easily attack when a person’s immune system is weak.
The sinusitis divided into several categories according to their severity from unchronic into chronic. If you experience a usual sinusitis without chronic, you can do self-medication at home. Here are some sinusitis treatments at home that you can practice.
- Inhale Steam
Prepare hot water in a large bowl then slowly incense the hot water. This method will relief your bad breathing into a good breathing. Although, scientifically this method is not necessarily able to cure sinusitis, but it could help help relieve your nose a little.
- Cleanse the Nose Canal
Clean your nose using salt water so that it can help reduce inflammation.
- Compress with warm water
- Compress your nose and around your nose using warm water so that the symptoms of sinusitis become lighter.
- Lifting the head while sleeping
Use a few pillows to support your head to be higher than usual. This method will help reduce the pressure around the sinuses and reduce pain.
- Take Decongestant Tablets
Take this medicine so that swelling and blockage of the sinuses can gradually decrease so that you can feel more comfortable.