Dealing With Sinusitis


This article was originally written by Paul Hood

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Have you ever felt an intense pressure behind your eyes and felt like your head was going to explode with matching pains in the upper jaw, fever, coughs and runny nose? If your answer is an affirmative then you could be suffering from sinusitis. An estimated 15% of people in America suffer from sinus infections. Treating this disorder should be a priority as it has been found out to have a significant effect on worker productivity and school performance on an individual level.
Our sinuses are hollow spaces in our facial bones designed to help moisturize the air we breathe. Each of these is connected with an opening to the nose that serves as a catalyst for the exchange of air and mucus. Problem arises when these sinuses get plugged trapping mucus inside and then serving as possible breeding grounds for harmful microorganisms particularly viruses, fungi and bacteria which are considered as the main causes of this disorder. Sinus infections may also be triggered by the common cold.
There are many ways on how we can combat sinusitis. Beckie Takacs’ tips on how to deal with this ailment provides a helpful guide for people who suffer from sinusitis.
Consulting with an allergist would be a good idea for you to be tested for allergy against plants, molds, dust mites, cockroaches, animals and even food. Knowing what triggered your sinusitis would help you avoid it in the future sparing you from suffering from same ailment the next time around. You will also know what you need to do to put an end to your suffering. Not only will you be spared from the ailment itself, you will also avoid the discomfort of having to miss school or work.
Various ways of combating sinusitis can be used whichever suits your condition. You may use nasal irrigation which before was done through putting a saltwater solution up the nose to make the swollen mucus membrane shrink giving relief to the sinus infection. At present, this is done through inserting a large amount of saltwater solution using a common water pick and a sinus irrigation adapter that fits on the end of the water pick. However, some people like Takacs might have negative reactions to the salinity of the saltwater solution. Takacs herself suffered from migraines and had her neuritis triggered.
Ask your doctor what is the best recourse for you to take in finding a cure for your sinusitis. There are many ways to fight sinus infections but these may not be for you. An analysis of your physiological condition together with your physician will provide the appropriate way to solve your sinus problem. It may or may not be as quick as the others but it sure will bring you back in shape minus the side effects.
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