Familiar types of Headaches
Headache is common irrespective of age and gender. A common headache is not a symptom of an underlying illness. However, a recurring headache could indicate something. Hence it is ideal to consult a doctor before you ignore recurring headache. Apart from a serious underlying illness, a recurring headache could be
The most common types of headaches include Sinusitis, headaches due to alcohol consumption, insomnia, stress, skipping meals, or poor posture. Among these common headaches, Sinusitis is the most unpredictable with excruciating pain on your forehead, below your eyes and close to your cheekbones.
What is Sinusitis?
Sinusitis is the inflammation of the tissues lining the sinus. It occurs when the sinus is swollen due to the clogging of mucus in it. Sinusitis can occur to anyone irrespective of age. Healthy Sinus tissues are supposed to be filled with air. However, Vata(air) is blocked when Kapha(water) remains clogged in the sinus pores. This will induce Pitta to create swelling or inflammation of the sinus tissues. Here are a few causes of Sinusitis.
It has symptoms that are not easily recognised. Sinusitis symptoms include headache, fever, pressure or pain in the sinus, bad breath, cough, ulceration, fatigue etc. However, these do not occur simultaneously to make the identification of Sinusitis easier.
Ayurveda and Sinusitis
Any common headache or Sinusitis can be effectively cured easily if you have a systematic lifestyle and a little care for your body and mind. Drinking plenty of water has an incredible effect on all illness. Tablets can reduce your sinus infection temporarily. If you are looking for a holistic approach, the Ayurvedic method is the ideal solution for Sinusitis. It ensures that they work on the root cause rather than suppressing the situation. Ayurvedic treatments expel the aggravated doshas with the help of herbs, diet and nasal therapies using Ayurvedic oil.
Ayurvedic medicine includes drops that can be used to instantly decongest your chest and nasal discomfort. Yoga is promoted in the Ayurvedic method of Sinusitis treatment. Uttanasana, Sarvangasana, Bhujangasana etc are a few yoga asanas that will effectively cure Sinusitis, cold or cough. Nasya is the most spoken method of loosening the mucus clogged in your Sinus passage. It clears your nasal passage by adding oil that will trigger the secretion of mucus. This treatment is accompanied by a good head massage along with medicated steam inhalation before, during or after the therapy according to various Nasya therapy used. Irrespective of the oil you use to massage your head and face, ensure that you have the purest form of oil when you massage or drop oil in the nasal passage.