Pregnancy is a very tough time for many women. Though it is a new journey, women go through a tough time. In every trimester they face different kinds of problem. Now for every problem, it is always good to think about home remedies. If you are prone to Sinusitis, then here we suggest a few home remedies to it.
What exactly is Sinusitis?
Sinusitis (rhinosinusitis) or sinus infection is an inflammation of one or more paranasal sinuses (a group of air-filled spaces that surround the nasal cavity).
Sinusitis possibly will develop in any trimester. The common symptoms of the infection include
Blocked or a runny nose
A headache that is heightened while chewing something or even tilting your head
Nasal stuffiness with mucus drainage
A sore throat
Facial pain and pressure
A severe cough
High body temperature due to an allergic response
Bad breath from nose and throat
Loss of sense of smell or taste
Now let us discuss the Home Remedies for Sinus Infection during Pregnancy
Breathe in steam from a hot water tub or bowl. If you do it twice a day this will help loosen the mucus.
It is good to use a room humidifier in the night to keep the nasal passages moist and quicken the healing process despite the fact you are asleep.
Blow your nose carefully as aggressive action could damage the mucous membranes.
You can drink fenugreek tea. Add crushed fenugreek seeds in boiling water, and steep for some three minutes. Strain it and add sugar or honey. It is best to consume three to four times a day.
Make a fresh mixture of lemon by squeezing it in hot water. Sip throughout the day to work on your immune system.
Apply warm compresses around your forehead, cheeks, nose, and eyes. It will appease the stuffiness and make the mucus channel through the nasal passages.
It is obvious that the craving gets affected during a sinus infection. Therefore, make sure to eat nutrient-rich foods such as fruits and vegetables.
Sleep with your head raised on pillows. This prevents postnasal drip and cough. This can help you sleep better.
Pour a few drops of saline solution (salt water) into your nostrils and rinse them. It gives your nostrils instant relief.
You must drink at least eight glasses of water in a day to remain hydrated and stay away from sinus.
Black tea with ginger and hot water with honey can provide quick relief.