Tips for Sinus Sufferers

Symptoms Of Sinusitis:

  • symptoms of upper respiratory infection lasting ten days or more
  • facial pressure or pain
  • nasal discharge that is yellow or green
  • post-nasal drip
  • cough

At-Home Treatments For Sinusitis:

  • saline nasal sprays that moisturize the nasal cavity, reduce dryness, and help clear thick or crusty mucus
  • humidification (moisturizing the air) of living spaces in dry climates will to aid the movement of mucus through the sinuses

A Physician Visit For Your Sinus Pain Will:

  • determine if you have an infection requiring an appropriate antibiotic
  • discover if you require intensive medical treatment for a condition such as a nasal obstructions, necessitating sinus surgery

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