Common Cause of Sinusitis & What To Do About It According to Dr. Gim Dimaguila
SINUSITIS – Doctor Gim Dimaguila pointed out its common cause and gave some tips on what to do about it.
One of the health conditions that is usually common among many people is runny nose. In fact, to some people, a runny nose is a usual part of every week that happens twice or thrice in seven (7) days.
Often times, runny nose is accompanied with headache. Although it seems that this is not a very serious condition, it can really hamper a person’s day.
A runny rose and a headache may lead you to feel sleepy the entire day. Also, if you won’t be able to have some sleep as you at school or work, the headache may trigger.
In some cases, the runny nose and the headache is caused by sinusitis. It is a condition characterized by the swelling of the tissue lining in the sinuses. In a video, Dr. Gim Dimaguila discussed its common cause and what you can do about it.
According to Dr. Gim Dimaguila, the common cause of sinusitis is allergic rhinitis or upper respiratory tract infection. It is characterized by the blockage of the mucus from the sinuses and it leads to headache.
The doctor cited that there are several sinuses – the maxillary which are located under the eyes, the frontal which are above the eyes, the ethmoidal which are between the eyes, and the sphenoidal which are situated behind the eyes.
In the video, the doctor also mentioned about the chronic rhinosinusitis. According to him, the symptoms are triggered by allergens like dust. Here are the things that you can do:
- You may take antibiotics for one (1) week if you have fever and phlegm.
- You may flush your nose using water with salt. Add some salt in a cup of water, using a syringe, flush the water in your nose upwards.
- Consult an ENT doctor if you always experience a runny nose.
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