Those who suffer from sinus infections often also have to suffer from strong headaches that cause a lot of discomfort. There are many sinus headache remedies that can effectively provide you with instant relief and comfort. These remedies usually comprise of both natural and over the counter treatments. Naturally you should always consult your doctor before starting any kind of treatment, natural or prescription one. He or she will make a proper diagnosis and recommend what treatments you should use.
When sinuses are concerned most of times these remedies will consist of some kind of decongestant sprays or nasal drops which will stop excess mucus flow and provide fast relief. Many of the very effective decongestant sprays are available without prescription, however none of them, should be used for longer periods of time because if used excessively they will only cause more swelling and congestion.
Natural sinus headache remedies however can be just as effective as the prescription or over the counter ones. The advantage of natural, holistic medicine is that it is less expensive (usually almost free), does not cause side effects and can be used when and as much as needed. Here are a few examples of the very effective, natural methods for sinus relief: increase your vitamin C intake, eat more fruits and vegetables containing vitamin C (if you are short on time supplements will do as well), drink green tea instead of coffee or sodas, take Echinacea. Echinacea will boost your natural immune system, it is available as tea, in capsules or as liquid.
And perhaps the most effective natural remedy – inhalation. Take a hot shower or use a pot with hot water, add a few drops of eucalyptus or peppermint oil for better effect.