Sinusitis is a swelling of the sinuses that can be caused by bacterial or viral infections and allergies. The sinuses are air filled cavities that are located behind the nose, forehead, and eyebrows and in front of the brain. When these sinuses are blocked with fluid,this result in pain and swelling.
How long does sinusitis lasts / types of sinusitis:
Depending on how long period it lasts in the body; it is termed as various types. They are:
This is often caused by common cold. At this stage, mostly it can be treated by home remedies. If the sinusitis still persists, it leads to serious infections and complications. At this stage, patient's sinuses become swollen and inflamed, that stops the drainage and causes a build-up of mucus. This is otherwise called as acute rhino sinusitis.
If the sinusitis lasts for more than 4 weeks, then it is termed as subacute sinusitis, symptoms may be similar to acute sinusitis.
Lasts at least 12 weeks, or keeps coming back
This is normally caused by infection and may result ingrowth of nasal polyps (soft, painless, noncancerous growths on the lining of your nasal passages or sinuses) as well as a deviated septum (cartilage that divides the nasal cavity in half) which often causes mucus build up, blockage and makes breathing difficult. The patient may experience facial pain and headache.
We can notice having two or more of the below symptoms
Here are few Remedies you can follow to prevent or avoid getting sinusitis in some cases.
Treatment for Sinusitis:
If the symptoms of the sinusitis still do not get reduced then it is the time to consult a doctor. It is always better to consult a qualified homeopathic physician and Homeopathy has a wonderful treatment for Sinusitis or any allergy related ailments. Avoid all triggering factors to prevent unnecessary aggravation.