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I'm 32 years old. I'm suffering from sinusitis last from 4 yrs. I have ear problems with this sinusitis. From last 1 years I have some sounds ringing continuously. So I ask you Sir please suggest ayurvedic medicine. Can I take Himalaya septilin. How much time? How much Dose? Sir please give answer.

Dr. Anushri Tomar 90% (215 ratings)
(BAMS)
Ayurveda, Indore
Hello To cure sinusitis you should go for a proper treatment. Ear problem is a complication of sinusitis which leads to many more problem like eye ache, head ache and other ENT disorders, to prevent from them you should take a proper treatment for the disease and be healthy. Contact us Preventous Ayurveda
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Acute Sinusitis - Interesting Ways It Can Be Managed!

Dr. Sadat Qureshi 88% (142 ratings)
MS - ENT, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bhopal
Acute Sinusitis - Interesting Ways It Can Be Managed!

Acute sinusitis is a type of infection of the sinus. It involves an infection or inflammation of your sinus membranes. The most common symptom of sinusitis is that you have trouble draining mucus from your nose. The sinus is the cavity around the nasal passage and it may swell up when this condition occurs. Usually, the symptoms are temporary. 

However, sometimes, especially if you suffer from chronic sinusitis, medical intervention is required.

  1. Saline Nasal Spray: This is a spray you put into your nose several times a day to clean your nasal passages.
  2. Nasal Corticosteroids: There are many types of nasal corticosteroids. They include fluticasone, budesonide, mometasone, beclomethsone. These nasal sprays not only help to treat inflammation, they help prevent to prevent inflammation as well.
  3. Paracetamol: This is a type of OTC pain relievers and they help relieve the pain of acute sinusitis. Acetaminophen and ibuprofen are two other OTC pain relievers which can be used instead of Paracetamol.
  4. Antibiotics: Antibiotics are usually not required and should never be taken without the doctor's prescription. However, sometimes the doctor may recommend it if he thinks there is a bacterial infection or if the symptoms progress rapidly.
  5. Immunotherapy: Immunotherapy is given when allergies are the reason you are having acute sinusitis. It is rarely needed, however.
  6. Surgery: For sinusitis symptoms which are chronic or occur frequently, nasal surgery may be the best option for permanent relief. A number of different surgical procedures can be used to treat acute sinusitis such as balloon sinuplasty, endoscopic sinus surgery etc.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I am having terrible cold for the past week and it has gotten worse leading to nasal sinus blocking, breathing problems and accumulation of phlegm. Please help me.

Dr. Jayvirsinh Chauhan 94% (11736 ratings)
MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
You should consult and take proper treatment... You can consult me at Lybrate for homoeopathic treatment.. Till.then take Kali Bich 30 thrice a day.
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Hello, Can you explain in gear sinus mode target? There is severity in left axis deviation.

Dr. Jatin Soni 92% (37475 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
We can consider it to be normal unless until proven otherwise and corelate with your symptoms and to clear your doubts get an 2DECHO done and follow up with reports.
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Sinusitis & Migraine - How Ayurvedic Remedies Can Help Manage It?

Dr. Abhishek 89% (797 ratings)
BAMS
Ayurveda, Bhopal
Sinusitis & Migraine - How Ayurvedic Remedies Can Help Manage It?

According to Ayurveda, any disease that happens is due to an imbalance in the body between the three basic elements, namely, Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Sinusitis happens due to increased Kapha in the body is more with weather changes, increased environmental pollution, etc. 

Ways it can be managed

Very often, sinusitis is a chronic condition with acute bouts. Treatment consists of the remedy of acute symptoms and prevention of recurrence.

Acute phase:

  • Boil some tulsi leaves in water and inhale
  • Add mint or clove or sesame or eucalyptus oil to boiling water and inhale to clear out secretions
  • Add salt to a glass of warm water and gargle to clear the throat. It can also be used in the nostrils to reduce dryness of nasal membranes and clearing out secretions
  • Boil some onions in water, and use this steam as a sauna
  • Boil some mustard drops in water and wait till it reduces in quantity. Use a dropper to apply 2 to 3 drops in each nostril
  • Sniffing on garlic pod that is tied to a sterile cotton cloth is helpful in clearing the throat
  • Add cumin seeds powder to a cloth and make a small ball, keep inhaling this to clear the nose.
  • Apply a paste of cinnamon on the forehead and nose for clearing congestion.

Prevention:

  • Eat foods that are neither too cold or warm
  • Avoid cold inducing foods like refrigerated foods, cold foods, juice from cans, etc.
  • Eat freshly cooked or warmed up foods
  • Avoid cold water showers or hot baths after being out in the cold
  • Avoid cigarette smoke or extreme pollution
  • Include spices like onions, garlic, cumin, cinnamon, ginger, and turmeric.

Migraines

The most common form of a headache, this is treated by Ayurveda using the following approach.

Causes:

  • Indigestion
  • Stress including anger, jealousy, and grief
  • Prolonged exposure to the sun
  • Consumption of polluted food
  • Controlling emotions and urges
  • Specific foods, oily stuff, spicy foods, chocolates, eggs, salty foods, etc.

Remedies:
1. Massages: Using copious amounts of herbal oils in the head including shirodhara and applying the herbal paste in shirolepa are effective remedies for preventing migraines.
2. This can also be done using cow milk, buttermilk, chandanadi tail, or Anu taila

Home remedies:

  • Leaves of jasmine or pomegranate and salt are crushed to obtain juice which is instilled in the nostrils.
  • To juice of Doorva grass, liquorice powder is added and consumed in the afternoons for about 20 to 30 days, which helps control a migraine
  • Coriander seed powder soaked overnight in water and consumed early morning is an excellent remedy
  • Pranayama is helpful in regulating breathing and controlling stress, so helpful in treating migraines.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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I'm suffering from sinus infection and nasal polyps from 3 year but I have not got any permanent remedy for it in ayurvedic and allopathic. That's why I have shifted to homeopathy from 4 months before. Till now I have done my course of (r 84, teucrium serum verum 30, lemna minor 200, thuja 200) homeo drugs but I haven't found any major change in my condition .pls tell me may I continue on that or you have some solution about my problem.

Dr. Jatin Soni 92% (37475 ratings)
MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Continue your ongoing treatment for a year and I will suggest you to buy a steam inhaler machine of crescent company and Take a flow of steam (of plain water only ) over the forehead through the inhaler and can repeat the process after eight hours as and when required
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I want best medicine for sinus problem please send the medicine as early as possible.

Dr. Pooja Bhalke 92% (960 ratings)
BHMS,PGDPC At Motiwala Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital Nashik, PGDPC
Homeopath, Nashik
Take homeopathic medicine for best results. 1.Kali Bichromicum 200. 4pills three times a day for 15 days.
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Sinusitis - Quick Ayurvedic Remedies That Can Help!

Dr. Devang Patel 88% (67 ratings)
Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), M.D (Ayu)
Ayurveda, Navsari
Sinusitis - Quick Ayurvedic Remedies That Can Help!

Sinusitis refers to an extremely painful condition caused due to the inflammation and swelling of sinuses. A host of causes contribute to sinusitis, chief among them being allergies, air pollution or sometimes infection (learn more About Acute Respiratory Infections). It causes extreme discomfort, throbbing headache, sore throat and a blocked nose. Though different branches of medicines have tried in their own ways of dealing with this problem, ayurveda with its reliance on natural products as remedial measures have emerged as a clear favorite.

Some of the ayurvedic remedies for sinusitis are:

  1. Inhalation of steam with tulsi: The benefits of tulsi are widespread and need little introduction. The ambit of its advantages is expansive, making its presence felt even in treating sinusitis. In case of severe bouts of sinusitis, it is highly recommended that you inhale steam with tulsi almost every day in the week.
  2. Have ginger along with honey: Another way of treating acute pangs of sinusitis is by making a paste of ginger and honey. Make small tablets of this mixture and for most effective results it is advisable that you have it every day.
  3. Avoid certain food: Just how incorporating certain food in the diet help in reducing the pain of sinusitis, eliminating few, often times help you to achieve the same purpose. When you suffer from sinusitis, it is only advisable that you diligently avoid dairy products like milk, yoghurt as well as intoxicants like cigarettes (know about the impacts of smoking on your organs) and alcohol.
  4. Lemon juice and water: In the initial stages of sinusitis, having a daily concoction of lemon juice and water is considered very beneficial. During this phase maintaining a light diet is advisable.
  5. Practice pranayama: The gamut of ayurvedic remedies includes not only the prescription of what to eat and what to avoid but also several exercises that help in expediting the process of recovery. Among them, pranayama with its focus on control and regulation of breath is particularly beneficial in curing sinusitis.
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