In the cold period, the problem of the stuffy nose is more urgent than ever. Often, those who barely felt the first symptoms of acute respiratory viral infection immediately run to the pharmacy and buy vasoconstrictive drugs for the nose. But their effect over time is losing effectiveness …
How to get rid of sinusitis 1 day
If the dosage is not observed, a paradoxical effect can be achieved: after each use of the medication, swelling will inevitably occur. To avoid such consequences, it is better to replace the use of vasoconstrictor drugs with a usual nasal wash.
For our climate zone, this is one of the most reliable methods for dealing with the common cold and even the sinusitis. The saline solution helps to gently remove the accumulated mucus, reduce swelling, and also reduce the amount of secreted fluid.
This procedure can be performed in the ENT by means of special devices, however, home remedy is not nearly inferior in effectiveness to a session with a doctor. To get rid of the common cold, you need to wash your nose at least 3-4 times a day an hour after eating. To do this, you can buy a ready-made solution in the pharmacy or prepare it yourself …
Washing your nose at home
0.5 liters of filtered or mineral water
1 tsp. sea salt or Himalayan salt
Heat the water to 40 degrees. Be careful, too much hot water can injure the nasal mucosa.
Dissolve in the liquid sea salt or Himalayan salt.
You can also wash your nose with weak infusions of herbs. The best are chamomile, mother-and-stepmother, St. John’s wort, eucalyptus, calendula and sage.
It is important to understand that the procedure for washing the nose is contraindicated in the following diseases: acute otitis media, acute purulent maxillary sinusitis, regular nosebleeds, neoplasms in the sinuses of the nose, intolerance of the components used in the solution.