Treatment for air in ears due to head cold

One of the best home remedies for head cold is drinking hot soups and teas which help relieve nasal congestion and also prevent dehydration. The inflamed membranes of the throat and nose can be effectively soothed by drinking these hot liquids. A mixture of warm water, lime juice and honey is also one of the effective treatments for head cold and helps in alleviating the symptoms of a cold to a large extent. Garlic is another effective home remedy for head cold as it contains important antibiotic properties which can help treat this problem.

Garlic can either be added to hot chicken soup or can even be boiled in water and consumed as one of the treatments for head cold. Ginger tea is one of the widely used home remedies for head cold and can alleviate the irritating symptoms of a cold to a great extent. It also helps in clearing blocked nasal passages. A combination of chopped garlic and honey is a good treatment for head cold and should be consumed every night till the symptoms subside completely. Blockages in the nasal passages or sinuses can also be cleared by drinking a mixture of honey and cinnamon powder for 3 consecutive days.

answered by G R

What are the causes for developing a head cold?

One of the most common causes of head cold is a viral infection which is generally easily contagious. Such a viral infection can spread either by touching an infected surface or by inhaling minute water droplets which contain the virus. Therefore if you are in close proximity to a person who has a viral cold and sneezes, you are very likely to develop the viral infection yourself and get a head cold. Symptoms of a head cold could include headaches, fever, sore throat, body ache, runny nose and congestion. One of the best home remedies for head congestion relief is inhaling steam which helps in opening up the blocked nasal passages.

Eucalyptus oil can also be added to the hot water and the vapors can be inhaled for quick relief from congestion. Steam inhalations should be done at least 3-4 times a day for 10-15 minutes at a stretch. Intake of fluids should be increased while suffering from head cold congestion as fluids can help keep the mucus thin. Drinking hot soups and teas is also recommended to get good head congestion relief. Sleeping with the head slightly elevated can provide head congestion relief while a reclining position will worsen the symptoms further.

answered by G M

What are the signs and symptoms of a head cold?

Do you have a cold and is it causing too much of discomfort? Colds are one of the most common medical ailments that a person is likely to suffer from. Research has shown that there are more than 2000 strains of virus that cause the common cold and, hence, it is impossible for the body to build up defensive antibodies to protect itself from all of them. Some of the more common signs and symptoms of a head cold include a very dry as well as scratchy nose and throat, sneezing, a headache, earaches as well as slight fever, a distinct weakness in the body in addition to a general feeling of malaise.

Curing a head cold becomes a major concern because if the uneasiness and the trouble it causes the individual. Besides having the other symptoms you could also suffer from loss of taste for food. Sleep deprivation is another major symptom of head cold as your head will feel heavy due to the cold inside. Remember that when it comes to treatment of a head cold, the treatment options work towards relieving you from the symptoms that cause you discomfort. It is necessary that you have the signs and symptoms of a head cold diagnosed by the doctor.

answered by A S

While suffering from head cold blocked ears is a very common problem for most people. This mainly happens when the Eustachian tube gets blocked and is more frequent during night time. One of the best ways to get rid of blocked ears is by inhaling steam. Adding clove or eucalyptus oil to the hot water and then inhaling the vapors is also a good way to relieve blockages in the ear. During a head cold blocked ears can also be treated directly with clove oil. Ear drops can be prepared by boiling clove oil and sesame oil and 2-3 drops of this mixture can be put into the blocked ears at least 2-3 times a day to provide relief from ear pain and congestion.
Another good home remedy to get rid of blocked ears is fresh onion juice. This juice can be warmed slightly and used as ear drops 2-3 times a day to get good relief. Intake of lemon juice can also be increased while suffering from a head cold to get rid of blocked ears. Lemons are rich in vitamin C which helps boost the body’s immunity and thereby helps in fighting the cold and also de-clogs the ears faster.

answered by M W

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