If you suspect that you may have come down with sinusitis which is the inflammation of the sinuses, the good news is there are ways to manage some of the symptoms; nasal congestion, headache, runny nose, facial pain etc…
The 6 basic steps on how to manage your sinusitis effectively include:
1. Get a proper diagnosis
Your local health provider is able to identify the specific allergens, irritants or other factors that may trigger your ailment.
Cold and flu medicines aren't the right medicine if you have nasal congestion. The first step is to find out why you're suffering from congestion as this may be the symptoms of the common cold.
Once you have been properly diagnosed, it is vital that you take the appropriate steps to control and manage your condition effectively.
2. Avoiding or reducing exposures to irritants, allergens and other external triggers that may contribute to your sinus problems.
By avoiding known triggers and allergy-proof your environment especially your home can greatly improve your life, reduce or in some cases eliminate your need for medications.
3. Educate yourself on your sinus problems
There are many materials on the internet which you can use to educate yourself. Some are very helpful whereas others are not. There are also many self-help books in the library or bookshops which you read up to better understand your debilitating conditions.
4. Take long-term preventive measures
Long-term preventive medications such as herbal remedies, physical therapies and alternative medicines are often helpful in the long run for your underlying conditions. And when you experience flare-up or sudden sinus attack then short-term medications such as anti-histamine, corticosteroid and other prescription medications may sometime necessary to control your sinus episodes.
5. Follow your treatment plan
You should ideally have a plan in place to keep yourself informed about all aspects of your condition.
Make sure you have an action plan to deal with your symptoms. You should have found some remedies in "Your Complete Drug Free Treatments For Sinusitis" ebook for relief.
6. Keep your body healthy to avoid developing more symptoms so that you can enjoy your life.
You should lead a healthy lifestyle by being active, eat nutritious food and avoid those that may worsen your sinus health.