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According to medical experts, over 1 in 5 people are affected by rhinitis (also known as “hay fever”). Allergic rhinitis is a condition with symptoms similar to that of the common cold caused by outdoor and indoor allergens like pollen, dust, animal dander and mold – avoiding allergens is considered to be the best rhinitis treatment by experts.

Rhinitis is known to directly affect the sinuses, which leads to sinus pressure that results in nagging headaches felt all through the sufferers head. It is always better to consult your doctor before taking any allergic rhinitis treatment.

Causes

Allergens are responsible for rhinitis. When an allergen enters the body, the body’s immune system then overreacts to this allergen by attempting to fight it off and releases histamine. Histamine is the chemical that is produced by the immune system; this chemical then leads to irritation in the sinus cavities, the throat and eyes. Inflammation and swelling is the result of irritated sinuses, producing mucus and creating sinus pressure. The sinus pressure is known to cause pain in the forehead, eyes and ears.

Symptoms

According to top medical experts, hay fever headaches are a dull, excruciating pain that is felt right in the center of the head. Sinus pressure can be very discomforting and cause facial sensitivity in the eyes, forehead, eyes, behind the cheekbones, teeth and back of the neck. The pain may actually get worse if the sufferer stands up suddenly or suddenly bends over. Sinus headaches are typically known to get better all through the day and worsen after sleeping through the night.

Medical Allergic Rhinitis Treatment

Medical experts have proven that rhinitis treatment starts with addressing the allergic reaction; staying away from allergens is the best rhinitis treatment. Antihistamines are taken in order to help prevent the body from releasing histamine, which cases a significant reduction in allergy symptoms. The use of pain relievers is to address the pain that is caused by sinus pressure headaches. Decongestants are known to work by helping to reduce inflammation in the nasal cavity. Your physician may recommend the use of immunotherapy in order to treat severe cases of rhinitis.

Home Remedies

Top medical expert have stated that a variety of home remedies can be used for allergic rhinitis treatment. Sufferers of rhinitis can make use of saline sinus sprays and washes, inhale steam 2 to 4 times a day to help moisten and cleanse the sinuses and run a humidifier.

Complications

Allergic rhinitis with throbbing headaches may be a symptom of a complication like a sinus, brain or eye infection. A couple of alarming symptoms to watch out for are severe pain that inhibits normal functionalities, a swollen forehead, and distortion of vision. It is very important that you see a doctor if the drugs that you have taken do not improve the symptoms.

Most importantly, ensure that you avoid known or suspected allergens. If you are allergic to dust, then get someone else to do your vacuuming!


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