Blocked sinuses in the winter as well as stuffy nose are a common problem which can really ruin your day. They usually come as a result of flu or a cold, or different types of bacterial and viral infections. In general, doctors treat these problems with antibiotics, but due to the fact that these pills have a host of adverse side-effects, it’s better to relieve blocked sinuses naturally. Luckily, there are many natural options that can help.
Apply pressure on the eyebrows
In order to relieve the congestion in your chest and clear your blocked sinuses, you can try this simple trick. Put your fingers on both sides of the eyebrows and start massaging while leaning your head forward. Hold the position for a couple of seconds, then move to the middle of your nose and hold for 2-3 seconds more. Proceed to the end of the eyebrows and keep a steady pressure to remove the excess mucus in your sinuses and get some much needed-relief.
According to the popular massage therapist Heather Wibbels, this mini-massage will clean all the lfuid from your sinuses. She also recommends another trick – simply massage your neck sides with a pumping motion with your hands to stimulate lymph movement. This will create a suction which will drain your sinuses of the stuck fluid.
Here’s another great massage that can unblock your sinuses – put your tongue on the roof of your mouth and press the point between the eyebrows (the Yintang point), then hold for 20 seconds to clean your sinuses. You can also press the tongue on the roof and push your finger at the spot between your eyebrows alternately in order to move the stuck fluid.
You can try any of these 3 simple tricks to unblock your sinuses and never suffer from the problem again.