During pregnancy there’s an increased production of the hormone estrogen, sometimes that can make a woman’s nasal passages to feel like they’re a little bit smaller and a little bit harder for her to pass air through them.
The sinuses pretty much this area of your face which is kind of almost like an upside down butterfly. You have the frontal sinus you had it on the side and also the back of your nose as well.
Today we are going to share with you some tips and tricks on how to better take care of your nose, and how to unclog your nose with natural remedies.
Some of the factors that cause sinus problems:
- Cold and flu.
- Environmental triggers.
- Some people actually have an extra sinus which means it gives less room for the others.
- Deviated nose: Sometimes when you get an injury or you can actually be genetics.
- Some people actually born genetically with smaller sinus passageways which means they’re more easily to be blocked and can have more problems.
- Born with sensitive Sinusitis: People are born with extra sensitive sinuses which means any type of irritants or toxins or environmental can cause it to flare up and block your sinuses.
Here are some habits that you can incorporate into a daily life that can not only help protect your sinuses but prevent from having any problems in the future.
1. Use a face towel dampen it with warm water squeeze dry and lay that over your face for about two minutes. Do this both morning and night.
2. Make sure you drink plenty of fluids because that will help to dilute the mucus.
3. Take a really hot shower and stand in the shower and breathe in the steam that will help to clear the passageway.
4. Avoid going from extreme hot to extreme cold, when you’re sweating don’t take off all your clothes all of a sudden and when you’re cold make sure you put on more clothes.
5. Eat plenty of vitamin-rich foods such as spinach, apples, and carrots.
6. Pour some vinegar in a pot and then place your head over the pot and breathe in the vinegar.
7. Brown sugar ginger tea that should help clear it straight away if you have normal mucus.
8. Cayenne pepper is a great way to deal with nasal congestion due to its capsaicin properties. It helps to eliminate mucus in the nose and promote easier breathing.
9. Peppermint tea: Peppermint carries a huge amount of menthol which is a good way to unclog your nose. Menthol acts as an effective home remedy to do barricaded nasal passages and it also helped to reduce mucus.
10 Garlic: Garlic is rich in several antibacterial antifungal and antiviral properties which kill those pathogenic bacteria who cause a blocked nose.
Note: Avoid blowing your nose as much as possible because sometimes it can cause damage to not only your nose, eyes, ears and your throat. Make sure you breathe in so you’re actually going to suck the mucus down your throat instead.