The effects of very hot days on your sinuses

Treating Hay Fever and Sinus Problems

Spring has arrived and that means it is time for blocked sinuses and hay fever! It is the time of year to go to the beach, relax at the poolside, have a braai, or a nice picnic with friends and family. But all the fun gets brought to a sudden stop when hay fever and…

Sinus Infection vs. Allergies

Sinus Infection vs. Allergies – How Do You Know?

There seems to be a lot of confusing between “sinus infections” and “allergies”. This leads to the mistreatment or failure of treatment for these issues. Symptom Breakdown: The Common Cold The symptoms of a cold and allergies are very similar, so the main defining factor is the time span which it lasts. The common cold…

Bad Sinuses

What to do when good sinuses turn bad

If you are plagued by sinus problems, take a moment to consider these valuable parts of your head. What can turn good sinuses into problem sinuses? Your sinuses are hollow air spaces within the bones between your eyes, behind your cheekbone, and in the forehead. They produce mucus, which helps keep the inside of your…

Sinus Problems

Natural Remedies for Sinus Pain

Before turning to antibiotics, try these sinus pain remedies to help ease achiness and congestion. Flush your nasal passages. There is a lot of debate about which sinus pain remedies work and what has been proven, but saline spray is indisputable. Take a steam. Hot water vapor can help moisten the sinuses. Sprinkle a few drops…

Effective Help for Sinus Pain and Pressure

Treating Nasal Congestion and Sinus Pressure Nasal congestion and sinus pressure have many causes: colds, flu, allergies, to name a few. Whatever’s triggering them, the symptoms can be a pain – literally. These tips may help make congestion and sinus pressure a bit more bearable – and help you breathe a little easier. Nasal Congestion…

Is it a Common Cold or an Allergy?

You’ve got a runny nose, a cough, and congestion. So have you caught a cold or is it allergies? Unfortunately, it’s often hard to tell – even for doctors. But here’s information that may help. Read on to learn more about the causes and treatments of cold and allergy symptoms. What Are Colds and Allergies?…