What causes sinus blockage?

Chronic sinusitis. Chronic sinusitis can be caused by an infection, growths in the sinuses (nasal polyps) or by a deviated septum. Signs and symptoms may include nasal obstruction or congestion that causes difficulty breathing through your nose, and pain and swelling around your eyes, cheeks, nose or forehead.

How do you get rid of blocked sinuses?

Try these 10 natural remedies for sinus pain relief to help break the sinus pain cycle:
  1. Flush your nasal passages.
  2. Try bromelain.
  3. Take a steam.
  4. Drink up.
  5. Spice it up.
  6. Allergy-proof your home.
  7. Use a humidifier.
  8. Apply warm compresses.
  • Where do you put Vicks when you have a stuffy nose?

    As Lasha Shaerma has said, inhaling steam with Vicks in the water is a great way to help nasal congestion. When that isn't possible, you can put a small amount of Vicks in your nostrils or directly below them. If your chest in also congested, the steam is a good idea, and rubbing Vicks on your Chest can help, too.
  • Can a sinus infection go away on its own?

    About 70 percent of the time, symptoms of acute bacterial sinus infections go away within two weeks without antibiotics. When sinusitis symptoms last seven to 10 days or more, it's a good idea to see a doctor to discuss treatment options.
  • How can I relieve blocked ears?

    Stuffiness, Ear Discomfort, and Sinus Pain
    1. Get moisture. Use a nasal saline spray several times a day, or hold a warm, moist washcloth to your face.
    2. Check the medicine cabinet.
    3. Try a decongestant .
    4. Avoid temperature extremes.
    5. Keep your head up.
    6. Blow your nose gently.

Updated: 2nd October 2019

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