Whether you are allergic to something or you suffer from sinusitis or even from asthma, breathing problems may cause a large number of unpleasant symptoms such as watery eyes, cough, nasal congestion or laboured breathing. We presented a mini guide of the most common breathing problems and the effective treatments.
The first thing you have to do in order to control the allergy is the avoidance of substances that cause it. For example, you should avoid furry pets if you have pet allergy or you should wear a mask while doing housework if you are allergic to dust. If you are a seasonal allergy sufferer, you need everything in order to keep triggers of the allergy at bay. If you do not want to use medications, you can opt for natural remedies. One of the effective ways of relieving allergies is a saline nasal spray which can restore moisture, clear a nasal cavity of bacteria, reduce inflammation and remove pollen from nasal cavity. Drinking and inhaling peppermint tea is another method which can provide relief for allergy sufferers. In order to alleviate allergy symptoms, the change of diet is recommended. Increate your intake of vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids and dietary polyphenols found in ginger, green tea, curcumin, onions and red wine.
If you suffer from acute sinusitis, try clearing your sinuses naturally with inhaling steam and/or saline solution we have mentioned. Acupressure is an effective way of minimizing symptoms of acute sinusitis. You can even try some self-massaging techniques. If you suffer from chronic sinusitis, you can try using inhaled steroids. In addition, the effective way of providing relief is using a humidifier, especially at night. Moist air keeps sinuses open and relieve the pressure. Pain relievers you can use in this case are acetaminophen, ibuprofen or naproxen. The home remedy for sinus pain include alternating hot and cold compresses. Place a hot towel across your sinuses for three minutes. Next, place a cold towel across your sinuses for three minutes. You should alternate hot and cold compresses four times a day. When it comes to diet, spicy ingredients are believed to give sinus sufferers relief. So, incorporate a lot of ginger, onion, garlic and cayenne pepper in your diet.
When it comes to asthma triggers, there are a host of them including viral infection, pollen, cockroaches, smoke, food allergies, irritant pollutants in the air, mould spores, fragrance and fumes. The first step in alleviating breathing problems caused by asthma is the avoidance of the triggers. By controlling inflammation, you keep the airways open reducing sensitivity to substances which cause asthma. When it comes to treating asthma naturally, some home remedies include ginger, honey, onions, mustard oil and figs. Finally, you can opt for a homeopathic treatment.
If you have the conditions we have mentioned or any other breathing problem, rhinoplasty is an effective solution. In addition to cosmetic side of a surgery, reconstructive surgery or functional rhinoplasty is used to change nasal contour and thus improving airway function.
To sum up, there are so many remedies for breathing problems including both medications and home remedies. Finally, rhinoplasty is another solution for these health issues.