Sinuses are bony pockets in our skull to keep our skull light. They are Maxillary, Frontal, Ethmoidal and Sphenoidal.
When they get inflamed it is known as SINUSITIS. It is classified in three subtypes depending on duration since they have been affected.
- Acute Sinusitis : Where the trouble has been since less than 4 weeks,
- Sub-acute Sinusitis : between 4-12 weeks.
- Chronic Sinusitis : where it has been going on for 12 weeks or more.
What is the exact cause for Sinusitis?
- There is no known cause for sinusitis. However it is often present in people with family history of Tuberculosis, Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis, Bronchitis etc.
- It is also seen in people who themselves have had all the mentioned above and diseases like Atopic Dermatitis, and Abdominal problems like Acidity, Constipation etc.
- Nose : Sneezing, Discharge, Itching and Pain.
- Head : Most commonly it cause pain over forehead, above the eyeball, Root of nose and less commonly deep inside behind root of nose.
- When sinuses discharge backwardly in throat it is called post nasal discharge and it causes recurrent sore throat and productive cough.
- When condition is severe it may have fever and malaise.
- In cases when Sinusitis has been going on since very long time the individual may loose capacity to smell.
There is no curative medicine in conventional system of medicine. Usually it is treated with nasal decongestant, Pain killers and Antibiotics.
In sever case endoscopic surgery is done. However it may not prevent reoccurrence as underlying tendency is not addressed by these methods.
Role of Homeopathy
- Homeopathic medicines can cure it by directly acting on the lining of the affected sinus.
- I treat abdominal functioning and improving the health of large bowel and Liver specially.
- I treat by desensitize people for various allergens using various Homeopathic medicine.
- Here at The Homeopath I emphasize on role of Nutrition on Health. We discuss food in detail and emphasize on appropriate supplements.
- Role of Mental and Emotional stress. To address these issues we counsel and employ Homeopathic remedies to treat them.
- Some people suffer from this chronic problem because of excessive consumption of stimulants like Alcohol, Tobacco, Tea etc. We help these individual by detoxifying there body using low potency Homeopathy and motivate them to reduce / completely stop such unhealthy practices.
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