Colds, the flu, and sinus infections have such similar symptoms that it can be tough to know what truly ails you. That said, a few subtle differences can tip you off. Diagnose yourself using this chart. | Health.com
Sinusitis is an inflammation of the lining of the sinuses caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Symptoms include a blocked nose, headache, facial pain and fever. Sinus infections usually clear up on their own in two to three weeks. Meanwhile, you can use these natural home remedies to relieve pain, clear congestion and reduce your recovery time.
Best thing ever! It totaly works! Started getting a cold/sinus infection Thursday....nasal congestion, cough, sneezing, drained, no energy...ya know, the typical cold/sinus infections symptoms. I started this and did it three times a day instead of calling my doctor for a Z-pak like I usualy do. It kept the edge off of it and kept it from comletely taking over and making me as sick. Today I'm almost back to 100%. I'm telling you it works!
Can't imagine this myself.. but Original pinner said: Though it might sound very surprising, wearing wet socks to bed can actually help to ease your cold symptoms. Best Health magazine writes, “Believe it or not, this soggy strategy can help ease a fever and clear congestion by drawing blood to the feet, which dramatically increases blood circulation.” --- (the rest of what you do is in this post, along with other tips for colds & flu)