Treatment for sinus pressure, headache & congestion

Natural Cure for Sinus Pressure

Sinus cavities are present in every individual and are harmless. The problem starts when these (sinus cavities around the nose and eyes) gets infected and inflamed which in turn puts pressure and causes pain. Try the following home remedies to treat sinusitis:

  • Take warm showers or steam baths 2-3 times a day, this will increase the humidity and ease congestion. Hot steam inhaled from boiling water covering the surrounding area with a large towel can also work wonders to drain excess mucus, ease congestion, open the blocks, relieve pressure and decrease pain.
  • To ease congestion put on the humidifier in your bedroom before sleeping at night, this will also avoid drying of your nasal passage.
  • Sleep well in a dark quite room and massage the cavities around the eyes and nose with thumb. This will help to decrease pressure and relieve pain.
  • Sip hot fluids at frequent intervals to keep the mucus flowing. Make herbal tea using different herbs like fennel, fenugreek, holy basil or saga and drink this daily 2 times. While at work when other options are not feasible, a cup of mild hot coffee, tea or soup would also work best.

answered by Dr S

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