Sinusitis: what to eat to reduce symptoms

Sinusitis: what to eat to reduce symptoms

It seems an common cold, however, does not pass. Indeed, they also accumulate a bad headache, and even the upper gums they are in pain.

It can be sinusitis, Or a paranasal airway infection, in the area of ​​the temples and the upper dental arch. It hurts.

Talk to your doctor to get a correct diagnosis and maybe in the meantime, try eat the right foods to reduce sinus symptoms.


Sinusitis: what to eat to reduce symptoms

It may even happen that the sinusitis is so strong that prevent us from feeling tastes and smells; the urge to eat may also decrease.

In any case, try light foods, that make you feel better. Here are the main ones:

  • Liquid, soupy, hot foods, such as vegetable and legume soups;
  • Vegetable proteins, in order not to burden the body: legumes in all varieties (chickpeas, broad beans, lupins, beans, peas ...), better if combined with whole grains. Pasta and beans, for example, or rice with peas;
  • Use the spices, to help eliminate mucus: green light for the strong flavors of paprika, garlic (which is also an excellent antibacterial), onion and horseradish; wasabi, for those who love oriental flavors;
  • Maintain good hydration: drink often, preferably hot and unsweetened liquids;
  • Eat there vitamin C: it is found in abundance especially in rocket, peppers, citrus fruits, always fresh and raw;
  • Do the full of vitamins and minerals consuming raw vegetables of all colors: each color brings different healthy substances.


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Sinusitis: What not to eat to reduce symptoms

Here's what not to drink:

  • Don't drink aalcohol or caffeinated beverages (coffee, tea, cola): increase the dehydration and consequently the nasal dryness typical of sinusitis;
  • Avoid foods that stimulate the production of mucus: no milk and derivatives, no white flours or refined sugars;
  • Avoid i very complex dishes that require too much energy in digestion (you need energy to heal!): no to fried food, to excess fat.


Knowing about sinusitis: the most common symptoms

You have sinusitis if one or more of these symptoms have been present for more than ten days:

  • Pain in the face, especially if you put pressure on it
  • Headache
  • Stuffed nose
  • Nasal secretions dense and greenish-yellow in color
  • Bad breath
  • Pain in the dental arches superior
  • Fever, around 37 degrees


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