22:59, 1/31/2018 +92 304 2039654: Match the Symptoms and find the RemedySinusitis Sinusitis: Sinusitis is nothing but inflammation of the tissue lining the sinuses. Sinuses is the air filled cavities within the skull bone. These sinuses in the skull are situated in forehead (frontal sinuses), in cheek bones (Maxillary sinuses) and behind the bridge of the nose and between the eyes (Ethmoidal sinuses).
It is also situated in the upper area of the nose and behind the eyes (Sphenoid sinuses).The sinuses situated in the above mentioned places have the same lining situated in the nose. This lining produces mucus which is ejected out of the sinuses through an opening in the nose. Because of severe cold and allergy and swelling in the nose, the sinuses get the exit blocked. In such situation, the mucus blocked in the sinuses prone to viruses and bacteria resulting in sinusitis. Common symptoms of sinusitis that may include:1. Blocked nose, severe headache and heaviness of the forehead and pain in the area of the affected sinuses.2.
Loss of Smell.3. Sneezing. 4.
Swelling of eyelids and lacrimation5. Sore throat and cough.6.
Chronic cold and coryza. Discharge of thick yellowish or greenish mucus from the nose.7. Change of voice ( Voice loses its natural tone).
8. Fever.9. Nausea and vomiting.10.
Difficulty in breathing through nose and hence breathe through mouth.Common Causes of Sinusitis:1. Small growths in the lining of the nose (nasal polyps)2. Allergic Rhinits3. Frequent common cold4.
Deviated septum5. Due to complications of cystic fibrosis, HIV and other immune system related ailments can cause nasal blockage If Sinusitis is left untreated it may lead to the following complications.1. Loss of Smell. Due to nasal blockage and inflammation of olfactory nerve (the nerve pertaining to the sense of smell) may be subjected to temporary or permanent loss of smell.2.
Eyes may be affected with burning, lacrimation, blurred vision or complete loss of vision3. Spread of infection: The infection may spread to the bones, skin, brain etc. causing more severe and complicated problems hazardous to life.Treatment: (Leading symptoms)Belladonna: watery and acrid discharge with burning in nose. Frequent sneezing which painfully shakes the head; erysipelatous redness and swelling of the nose with chilliness and heat in the face; severe headache; dull pain in frontal sinuses.
Aversion to light; lachrymation. Eye lids swollen. Headache from suppressed catarrhal flow. Silicea: secretion tough, slimy, purulent; stoppage in the morning followed by hawking of thick yellowish or greenish mucus; septum sore and smarting crusts high up in nostrils. Frontal sinuses with great pain in forehead. Eustachian tubes itching; swelling of sub-maxillary glands.Kali Bichrom: Pressure and pain at root of nose, and sticking pain in nose.
Septum ulcerated. Foul smell. Thick ropy greenish yellow discharge of mucus. Frontal sinuses inflamed. Loss of smell. Difficulty to breathe through nose. Coryza with blocking of nose.
Violent sneezing. Profuse watery nasal discharge and chronic inflammation of frontal sinuses with stopped up sensation. Headache over eyebrows preceded by blurred vision. Eyelids swollen, and oedematous; burning sensation in the eyes.Natrum Muriaticum: violent coryza lasting from one to three days and then changing into stoppage of nose making breathing difficult. Nasal discharge thin and watery. Loss of smell and taste.
Violent sneezing. Eyelids heavy and burning in eyes; lachrymation. Frontal sinuses inflammation. Severe headache.Hydrastis: Thick, ropy mucus is drawn from posterior nares to throat.
Obstruction of nasal passages; frontal sinusitis with dull frontal headache. Chronic inflammation of eyelids, thickening and redness of margin of lids. Rawness in both nares with constant urging to blow the nose. Large crusts constantly form in the nose. Nasal discharge scanty in a closed room and profuse in open air. Catarrh of the Eustachian tubes with noises in the ear.Spigelia: It is indicated in left sided frontal sinus infection with severe headache on the left side. The pain may spread to the left eye also.
Chronic catarrh (inflammation of the mucus membrane especially in the respiratory tract) accompanied by ejection of post nasal bland mucus. Difficulty in breathing. Facial pain in cheeks, teeth, eyes and temple. Foul smell from the mouth.Pulsatilla: Headache; pain extends to teeth and face. Supra orbital pain; commencing in right temporal region. Itching and burning in eyes.
Profuse lachrymation and secretion of mucus. Eye lids inflamed. Stoppage of right nostril. Coryza and pressing pain at the root of the nose. Large green fetid crusts in nose. Excessive yellow mucus in the morning. Bad smell.
Sticta: Headache with dull heavy pressure in forehead and at root of nose. Burning in eyes. Catarrhal headache persists before excretion of mucus. Constant urge to blow the nose, but no result on account of dryness of nose.
Secretions dry rapidly, forming scabs very difficult to clear. Continuous sneezing. Throat raw and dropping of mucus from posterior nares. Sore throat and coryza from slightest cold. Mostly it is indicated in sinus congestion with stuffy nose with fullness at the root of the nose causing obstruction for breathing. Merc Sol: Merc Sol is the best remedy when the nasal discharge is yellow-green. Due to the thick and offensive discharge,the nasal membrane will become ulcerated and have burning feeling. Pain and swelling in Nasal bones.
Sneezing and worse damp weather. Catarrhal headaches with much heat in head. Eye lid thick, swollen, red and profuse burning; acrid discharge. Bryonia : Coryza with shooting and aching in the forehead. Swelling of tip of nose. Frontal headache and frontal sinuses involved. Headache seated in occiput.
Drawing in bones towards zygoma. Pressing, crushing and aching pain in eyes. Dry hacking cough from irritation in upper trachea. Expectoration brick shade, hard and falls like lumps of jelly. Tough mucus in trachea, loosened only with much hawking.