How often have you felt pain in parts of your head or face and clutched your head to ease the pain? There might have been times when you’ve felt your eyeballs pop out in pain or cheeks swelling up. Your forehead might be burning in pain which has gradually surged to the top of your head.
If you thought that these pains are actually everyday problems and perfectly containable, think again. These might just be attacks of sinus infection and will continue plaguing you until it becomes simply unbearable.
The sinus is present on either side of the nose. It is known as maxillary sinus. The upper back teeth have roots which extend into the maxillary sinus.
If the sinus is infected, it fills up with a fluid and the complete sinus lining swells up as a result. Sinus patients thus might suffer from intense pain in their upper back teeth and a metallic taste ensues in the mouth. A significant dental crisis is waiting in the wings.
Often the problem is born with the nasal corridors blocking up due to some allergy. The nose might swell up in response and this causes fluid accumulation in the sinus. Bacterial growth flourishes in the nose as a result of accumulation of the dark, moist and warm fluid in the sinus. This leads to severe discomfort and pain.
Now this series of anomalies can eventually lea to serious concerns for the health of one’s teeth. The continuity of the ailment should be complemented with regular visits to the dentist to supervise the control of it.
A few homely arrangements can perhaps control the ailment to a certain extent. A sea salt spray could be applied to the nose. The snort blocking the sinus opening is thus reduced and the nasal pores are moistened again.
Hot water baths and continuous hot sprays should loosen the fluid and the nose is moistened. Moisture in the air is recommended as opposed to synthetic drying up of the air in your room. Useful techniques are to let the water in the bathtub dry and vaporize to let the air be moist enough to keep the nasal areas wet.
To take care regular attacks of sinus it is essential to pay sufficient heed to one’s nose and teeth as these are spots from which sinus infections are most likely to originate. Remember that such care is really a small price to pay for the prevention and control of ailments originating in the sinus particularly and other ailments in general.
Instead of trying to cure the problem after it has spread its tentacles, try and prevent it with the help of primary care which is only too easy to adopt. Everyone’s body needs sufficient daily care. Do not count yourself as an exception.
A body does not have unlimited capacity. It is now your turn to realize that and take sufficient action. Sinus is difficult, does not necessarily imply its side-effects are uncontrollable.