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home remedies to relieve sinus headachesMost often sinusitis is caused by bacteria such as the streptococcus aureus, haemophilus influenzae and the moraxella catarrhalis. It is important for sinusitis to be treated as soon as possible to prevent further infection. The treatment of choice for this is the antibiotics.

If you are experiencing sinus headaches, these are some simple home remedies to relieve yourself from the pain.

  • Dip your towel in cold water and apply it on your forehead. Dip it again if the towel gets warm. This is to relieve the pain in your head.
  • Take a rest. Rest helps restore the body’s functioning which will make you feel better and relieved of headache.
  • Eating spicy foods such as jalapeno will help you drain the trapped mucus on your sinuses. This is the reason why we always have a nasal discharge whenever we’re eating foods rich in spice.
  • You can also use Chinese herbals like the Magnolia Flower. This aid in widening the sinus passage will helps in draining the mucous.

The therapy of sinusitis depends on the severity of the case. That is why it is important to consult your physician as soon as possible once you’re experiencing these symptoms. The treatment may require from several weeks to several months.