Self-help steps can help relieve sinusitis symptoms:...
This will help your body fight inflammation and speed recovery.
2. Drink fluids...
such as water or juice. This will help dilute mucous secretions and promote drainage. Avoid beverages that contain caffeine or alcohol, as they can be dehydrating. Drinking alcohol can also worsen the swelling of the lining of the sinuses and nose.
3.Moisturize your sinus cavities. Drape a towel over your head as you breathe in the vapor from a bowl of medium-hot water. . This will help ease pain and help mucus drain.
4. Rinse out your nasal passages. Use a specially designed squeeze bottle (Sinus Rinse, others), saline canister or neti pot to rinse your nasal passages. If you make your own rinse, use water that's contaminant-free — distilled, sterile, previously boiled and cooled, Also be sure to rinse the irrigation device after each use with contaminant-free water, and leave open to air-dry.
5 Sleep with your head elevated. This will help your sinuses drain, reducing congestion.
Those suffering from sinusitis should completely avoid fried and starchy foods, white sugar, white flour, rice, macaroni products, pies, cakes and candies. Avoid strong spices, meat and meat products'. Butter . Honey should be used for sweetening. One should eat freshly prepared for each meal. Vegetables should be taken in liberal quantities. All kinds of fruits can be taken with the exception of those belonging to citrus group such as lemon, lime, orange and grapefruit. Milk should be taken in liberal quantities as it contains calcium, which has a marked effect in overcoming inflammation of the tissues.