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What are the best remedies for sinusitis?

What are the best remedies for sinusitis?

Sinus Remedies: Sinusitis is caused by inflammation of the nose and sinus passages in almost all occasions. Antihistamines, nasal decongestants, and antibiotics, if symptoms persist beyond ten days, are helpful. If infections recur, suspect an allergy or irritant, such as acid reflux or smoke. Anatomy may also play a role. Frequent infections? Go see an ear, nose and throat doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Sinusitis (Definition)

A condition caused by an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining your sinuses. Acute sinusitis usually starts with coldlike symptoms such as a runny, stuffy ...Read more


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What are the best remedies for diarrhea?

What are the best remedies for diarrhea?

Diarrhoea treatment: Has to be treated according to the cause. In toddlers lot of times it is due to juices they drink, so stop that. If he has viral infection please increase his fluid intake and he will be ok in a while, if he is really sick please take him to his doc.As the little kids get dehydrated very soon. ...Read more

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What are the best remedies for chronic sinus disease?

What are the best remedies for chronic sinus disease?

Depends: The cause of the chronic sinus condition would be essential to know. The best thing you could do is to find an ENT doctor and let them assess you. Sometimes surgery is indicated, sometimes correcting the condition which precipitates the sinus inflammation is the way to go. Best wishes for a successful outcome. ...Read more

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What are the best natural treatments for headaches?

What are the best natural treatments for headaches?

See below:: Apply an ice pack to the painful area of your head. Try placing it on your forehead, temples, or the back of your neck.Take a warm bath or shower; take a nap; or take a walk.Ask someone to rub your neck and back, or treat yourself to a massage.Apply gentle, steady rotating pressure to the painful area of your head with your index finger and/or thumb. Rest, sit, or lie quietly in a low-lit room. ...Read more

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What are the best remedies for a cold?

What are the best remedies for a cold?

Boost immunity: 1. Throat coat liquorice tea: several times/day 2. Megafood Megaflora plus probiotics 4 caps 2 times/day for 1 week. 3. Sunshine for 30-45 minutes daily at noon or Vitamin D3 10,000 IU/day (NOW brand is good) 4. Zinc supplement 50 mg/day (NOW brand is good) with food for 7-10 days 5. No milk products for 10-15 days ...Read more

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What are the best remedies for gout?

What are the best remedies for gout?

Antiinflammatories: For flares, anti-inflammatories are helpful: nsaids (ibuprofen etc), Colchicine (aka colcrys), or corticosteroids (e.g. Prednisone). In cases of multiple flares per year, guidelines recommend preventive medication with anti-inflammatory for 4-6 months while uric acid lowering medicine kicks in. Diet and exercise are important. A rheumatologist is an expert in musculoskeletal diseases like gout. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for asthma?

What are the best treatments for asthma?

Avoid triggers: Depending on the type of asthma you have, sometimes it is possible to avoid triggers like pollen. If you are smoking you MUST stop. Otherwise inhalers are the main stay of treatment. There are relieving inhalers, prevention inhalers and some newer ones which do both in one. Have a look at this resource http://www.asthma.org.nz ...Read more

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What are the best decongestants for colds?

What are the best decongestants for colds?

Topical decongestant: The long-acting OTC decongestant nasal spray will likely work the best. However do not use this for more than 5 days else you may end up hooked to the spray which is not healthy for your nose . ...Read more

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What are the best treatment for cough?

What are the best treatment for cough?

OTC Meds: Several over the counter medicines can help suppress a cough including delsym or robitussin (guaifenesin). These medicines contain a cough suppressent called dextromethorphan. Other home remedies include cool mist humidifier in your bedroom. There was an excellent study that showed a teaspoon of honey before bedtime suppressed a cough better than dextromethrophan. If your symptoms dont improve call your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the treatments for sinusitis?

What are the treatments for sinusitis?

Antibiotics: Along along with decongestants and sinus rinses. However allergies and other problems can be confused with sinusitis. See your doctor or an ENT if the problems are recurrent or severe. ...Read more

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What are the best natural remedies for chronic inflammation?

What are the best natural remedies for chronic inflammation?

No such thing: Treating the inflammation, whether by 'natural' or pharmacological means, is not the right approach. You need to work with your doctor to identify and address the underlying cause. ...Read more

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What are the best home remedies for cholecystitis?

What are the best home remedies for cholecystitis?

Bad Idea.: Acute cholecystitis is inflammation of the gallbladder due to persistent obstruction, typically by stones. This may improve without surgery, but it is unpredictable. More likely, it can get worse if left untreated, which will take a simple-to-treat disease and turn it into a situation where the risks of surgery are greater. There is no benefit to "sit" on this disease--please seek treatment asap. ...Read more

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What are the best home remedies for diarrhea?

What are the best home remedies for diarrhea?

Liquids: Frequent sips of liquids, such as tea, 7 up or ginger ale, to avoid dehydration. Avoid spicey or fried foods. ...Read more

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What are the best medications for allergies?

What are the best medications for allergies?

What is going on?: For mild localized allergies, antihistamines like loratidine, fexofenadine, and cetirizine work well, with low chance of sedation. Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is plenty strong for stubborn cases, but often causes drowsiness - don't drive. Give us more description: location (nose, eyes, skin), duration, appearance, etc. Whole body allergic reactions (bees, foods, drugs)? Call 911. ...Read more

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What are the best treatment for common cold?

What are the best treatment for common cold?

Symptomatic: Cold Tips: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestionsaline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. ...Read more

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What remedies are the best for taking care of an ear infection?

What remedies are the best for taking care of an ear infection?

Depends: There are several types of ear infections. Inner, middle , and external or outer. You need to be specific when asking a question. The typical swimmer's ear is an outer infection. You can treat that with a 50:50 mixture of isopropyl alcohol and clear vinegar( acetic acid) applied with an ear syringe 2-3 times a day. If that doesn't work in 7 days, see ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What are the safest home remedies for conjunctivitis?

What are the safest home remedies for conjunctivitis?

Artificial tears: If you have viral conjuctivitis, refrigerated artificial tears and cold compresses will soothe your eyes. Any conjunctivitis with mucopurulent or pus like discharge, or blurred vision should see an eyemd right away as it could be more serious bacterial conjuctivitis. ...Read more