Sinusitis is the inflammation of the mucus membrane of paranasal sinuses. Normally the sinuses are filled with the air in healthy condition. But when they get blocked by fluid germs started to grow over there causes infection.
Symptoms of sinusitis:
- Headache or facial pain: dull constant pain on the affected sinuses which aggravated after bending oe leaning forward.
- Nasal obstruction: causes difficulty in breathing
- Blocked nose: sore throat and cough along with green or yellow mucus discharge.
- Ear pain or tooth pain
- Cough which get worse at night
- Bad breath
Symptoms of acute sinusitis:
The onset is sudden and may remain up to 4 weeks of period. Flue like symptoms occurred like runny or stuffed-up nose, facial pain or pressure, cough or congestion, fever, bad breath, weakness, dental or ear pain. Thick yellow or green discharge from nose.
Symptoms of chronic sinusitis:
Chronic sinusitis remain 8 -12 weeks of period. Symptoms are puffy or congested face, high fever, post nasal discharge which is colorless, pus in the nasal cavity, nasal obstruction, toothache, bad breath.
Causes of sinusitis:
Bacterial infections: it is the most common cause of sinusitis. Bacteria tends to grow inside the cavity cause yellow or green nasal discharge. Infection generally caused by Staphylococcus aureus.
Viral infections: upper respiratory tract infection caused by common cold viruses like Rhinovirus, Coxsackie virus, Enterovirus leads to sinusitis.
Fungi: they tends to grow in sinus secretions of immune-compromised patients like HIV or patient is who is on chemotherapy.
Other factors for sinusitis are:
Nasal polyp or nasal tumor, facial injury, dental problems, certain allergies, deviated nasal, scuba diving, septum (DNS) etc.
Homeopathy is strongly recommended for sinusitis. It decreases the inflammation of sinuses, and also prevent the recurrent tendency of sinusitis. Homeopathy medicines basically prevents the tendency for upper respiratory tract infection by treating the patient as an individual. Detail case study along with correct homeopathy medicine treat the sinusitis permanently.