Sinus pressure results from blockage of the sinus exists which in turn leads to pain. The principle of any treatment to get rid of sinus pressure pain is to unclog the blockage, which in turn relieves the pressure and alleviates the pain. There are four separate pains of sinus in the skull cavity.
The frontal sinus is the one which is most often blocked (located above the eyes) along with the ethmoid and sphenoid sinus (located between the eyes). Occasionally the maxillary sinus (located below the eyes) may be get blocked, resulting in pain on the face.
How To Get Rid Of Sinus Pressure?
Here are a few simple tips for relieving sinus pressure and pain,
- Saline nose sprays are very efficient in reducing congestion and unblocking the sinus. Saline nose sprays are available over the counter, or you could prepare one yourself using a cup of warm water and one spoon of salt. Then using a bulb syringe, spray it into your nose.
- Acupuncture and acupressure are found to be highly beneficial, especially in cases of persistent sinus blockage
- Alternative Medicine provides several effective measures to reduce sinus pain. Local application of Tei-Fu Oil or use of homeopathic drugs like Silicea in low potency have been found to be very beneficial.
Natural Cures For Sinus Pressure Relief
Steam inhalation is the most effective way to decongest without using medication. Boil a pot of water. Then take a bath towel and place it over your head and bend over the water pot and breathe in the steam. One could also add vapor rub or peppermint oil in the hot water to gain instant relief.