Sinus Rinse or Neti Pot? No Contest!

Sinus rinsing or sinus irrigation with a neti pot is as old as the hills. If you have not seen a neti pot they are a bit like a little teapot, you fill it with lightly salted water and pour the water into one nostril  and (more…)

Sinus Infection Home Remedies

Home remedies for sinus infection do work for some people some of the time; there is no doubt about it. Since most sinus problems involve nasal congestion it’s hardly surprising that some of the remedies involve inhaling steam or vapor with a vaporizer or, if you do it the old fashioned way, sitting at the kitchen table with you head over a steaming bowl full of your grandmother’s legendary sinus remedy with a towel over your head. But (more…)

Over-the-counter (OTC) Sinusitis Treatments

Before we look at what over-the-counter (OTC) sinusitis treatments are trying to do lets have a recap on why we might need them.
What causes sinusitis and sinus discomfort in the first place?… (more…)

Sinus Infection Treatment

A sinus infection can be not only be a very painful experience, it can also be both physically and emotionally draining for the person effected. Neither the pain nor the nasal discharges seem to have any respect or concern about what time of day it is or if you are trying to catch up on some badly needed sleep.  (more…)

What Causes Sinus Infections?

Sinus infection is a term that people apply to just about any sinus disorder they have that is giving them pain or physical discomfort. The signs of an infection might include cold like symptoms, persistent headaches, pain behind the face or a nose that just keeps getting blocked. But what causes these sinus infections, (more…)