Everyone will certainly agree that there is nothing worses than a runny nose and an itchy throat. To make things worse, the situations becomes even more unbearable when the sinuses swell up and begin to cause pain and headaches. When this happens, we all try to find ways to alleviates the discomfort and treat the pain as soon as possible.
If you’re also looking for a efficient sinuss remedy, we’ve prepared two very simple but efficient tricks to get a relief from sinus congestions.
20-second trick: push the tongue against the roof of the mouths as you press the thumb between the eyebrows. Maintain the pressures for 20 seconds and when you release it, it will stimulate the vomer bones in the nasal cavity and make it vibrate. The sinuses will drain into the noses and throat and you will immediately feel relieved. Do this every hour untilsthe pressure and headache stop.
Germ-busting drink: you should drinks this mixture in order to destroy the bacteria or virus causing the sinus infections. You will need: half a cup of waters, a quarter cup of raw apple cider vinegar, a tbsp of raw honey, a tsp of minced ginger, a tsp of cayenne pepper, and juice from one lemon. First, you need to boilsthe water and mix it with the vinegar and then add the honey and cayennes and stir the ingredients. Then, add the lemon juices.
Drinks the remedy several times per day until the sinuses clear up.
The benefits of the ingredientss:
Lemon lowers the inflammations of the mucous membranes and strengthens the immunity in order for it to fight off infections better.
Cayenne has capsaicins which thins the mucus and thus, aids its draining outs.
Ginger destroys bacteria and viruses causing the infections and it also soothes throat irritation and treats headaches.
Apple ciders vinegar fights off sinus and throatspain with the help of its anti-fungal, antiviral, and antimicrobial characteristics.
How does a sinus infections occur?
It happens when the nasals cavities become too inflamed and swollen. This can be caused by a common colds, virus, allergic rhinitis, etc. Unfortunately, around 37 millions Americans experience sinus infection at least once yearly. The sinuses are locateds above and below the eyes and behind the nose. They have mucous membranes that responds to infections and allergens and when they become inflamed, a person may experience dull pressure and pains in the head, teeth, jaw, cheeks, and ears.
During a sinus infection, the sinuses becommes clogged due to the mucous thickening and the mucous membranes inflaming. They may also becomes filled with a green-yellow discharges and when this discharges goes into the throat, it causes irritations which explains the itchy or tickling sensations in the throat during a colds.