Viral respiratory infections, as well as allergies and air pollutants such as tobacco smoke, cause swelling in the upper respiratory membranes. The resultant inflammation and surplus mucus block the small openings that connect the normally air-filled sinuses with the nasal cavities. The mucus normally produced by the cells lining the sinuses begins to mount up, generating a sense of pressure. If bacteria have become trapped within the sinuses, they start to proliferate, leading to symptoms of acute bacterial sinusitis. In most cases, respiratory viruses cause sinusitis. Symptoms include mild fatigue, pressure, and uneasiness in the affected sinus. (There are four pairs of sinuses in your face.) With a cold, nasal mucus usually changes from clear and watery to yellowish and thick. It's simple to tell when the infection has become bacterial. Cold symptoms, including sinus congestion, should resolve within ten days. If the infection remains, that’s an indication of bacterial infection or other problems. Also, symptoms are usually more severe, including sinus pain (usually worsened by leaning down), fatigue, fever, bad breath, and green or brownish nasal discharge. Postnasal drip can irritate the throat and lead to nighttime cough. Another pattern is reappearance of symptoms after they seemed to have alleviated. Otherwise, acute sinusitis can be easily resolved without treatment. Simple home remedies can help alleviate symptoms.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A picture is worth a thousand words -- so we have about 2,000 words here: 1,000 for the front cover and 1,000 for the contents! "Book?" An article, perhaps. But is it comprehensive and helpful enough for the problem addressed?
First of all you get a simple introduction to sinus congestion. Along this line: "It's simple to tell when the infection has become bacterial." Not really, for it likely began with a bacterial infection that became worse. Problematic advice? "Otherwise, acute sinusitis can be easily resolved without treatment."
The remedies might help sometimes. "Anti-Sinus Tea:" Preparation and Use. "Warm Washcloth Respite." "Nostril Rinse." "Anti-Sinus Spicy Soup"--with cayenne pepper. "Horseradish Chew," also called "stingnose"--sounds delightful. If the sinus problem gets worse, call the doctor.
You might get some help from this "book," but also search the...
Home remedies are really very good ! I suffered from this disease . And Sinusitis problem is also really painful ! this book is full of home remedies to treat this disease..hope it will be very helpful for those people whom are struggling from sinusitis ..
I was done reading it before I knew it, literally. I learned nothing new and as a matter of fact, everything in this book could have been found within minutes of searching the internet. It was such a disappointment.
The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.
Please note that this item is imported from the USA, and is designed to be used in the USA. In addition, if the unit is powered it will come with a US plug and an adapter/transformer may be required. Please click here for more information on power requirements, or check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!
Please also note that certain items cannot be imported, these include Alcohol, Animals, Batteries, Flammable Materials, Currency, Food, Furs, Chemicals, Explosives, Medications, Plants, Seeds, Supplements, Pressurized Cans, Tactical Equipment, Vitamins, Weaponry and Weaponry Accessories. In these cases, the item and information is displayed for reference purposes only. If you are not sure if we are permitted to bring an item, please send us an e-mail with a link to the item to confirm.
Please also ensure that you are ordering the correct item for your particular application as returns to the USA are costly. Product reviews are also provided for most of our items, which can give you a good idea for possible things to look out for and the quality of the item. By clicking Add to Cart, you are confirming that the item is correct and you accept the conditions listed here.