6 Natural Remedies for Sinus Headaches
I’ve experienced only two sinus headaches in my life and I hope to never again experience the pressure, headaches and loss of smell that is characteristic of this all-too-common problem. Thankfully, I’ve found some natural remedies that help me treat my sinus infections and prevent them from happening again.
What is a Sinus Infection?
Sinus infections (sinusitis) are an inflammation of the sinuses and can be caused by viral, fungal or bacterial infections. When our sinus openings (sinuses are air-filled cavities in the skull) become blocked from inflamed tissues or mucus build-up, they can become infected.
Sinusitis can also be a symptom of intolerance to certain foods or pinched nerves, which can cause inflammation in the body.
Many doctors will prescribe antibiotics or recommend over-the-counter nasal sprays, but, I like to take a natural approach. The following suggestions can help treat the symptoms while also addressing the root cause of the inflammation.
(Communicate with your health practitioner if you are experiencing occasional or frequent sinus infections. T