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Posted on March 20, 2020

Commonsense Management Of Sinus Issues

Sinus infections happen when fluid builds up in the air-filled pockets in the face (sinuses), which allows germs to grow. Viruses cause most sinus infections, but bacteria can cause some sinus infections.

Sinus Infection

A person with inflamed sinuses might have an obstructed sinus opening and fluid in the sinuses.

When you have a sinus infection, one or more of your sinuses becomes inflamed and fluid builds up, causing congestion and runny nose

A weak immune system or taking drugs that weaken the immune system can result in sinus infection.


  • Common symptoms of sinus infections include:
  • Runny nose
  • Stuffy nose
  • Facial pain or pressure
  • Headache
  • Mucus dripping down the throat (post-nasal drip)
  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Bad breath


  • Drink plenty of water. To help flush the virus out of your system, make sure you’re adequately hydrated. …
  • Eat immune-boosting foods, fresh fruit and veges
  • Add moisture, inhale steam
  • Clear the sinuses with oils, eucalyptus oil or tea tree oil
  • Use a neti pot, flush the nasal passage with warm water
  • Ease facial pain with warm compresses, a light massage never hurt anyone
  • Herbal medicines, support your immunity and sinus area by using traditional herbal medicines and remedies

# Sinus Plex® is an Australian made herbal medicine manufactured in a licensed facility.

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If symptoms persist or worsen always speak to your healthcare provider.