Tips for Sinusitis Sufferers
George Washington's sinusesYou may have sinusitis if you suffer from:
  • symptoms of upper respiratory infection lasting ten days or more.
  • facial pressure or pain.
  • nasal discharge that is yellow or green.
  • post-nasal drip.
  • cough.
At-home treatments for sinusitis include:
  • saline nasal sprays that moisturize the nasal cavity, reduce dryness, and help clear thick or crusty mucus.
  • humidification (moisturizing the air) of living spaces in dry climates will to aid the movement of mucus through the sinuses.
A physician visit for your sinus pain will:
  • determine if you have an infection requiring an appropriate antibiotic.
  • discover if you require intensive medical treatment for a condition such as nasal obstructions, necessitating sinus surgery.