What is the treatment for headache due to infection in throat, ear and nose?
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headache due to infection in throat and ear and nose
Posted Thu, 13 Mar 2014 in Ayurveda
Answered by Dr. Munish Sood 1 hour later
Brief Answer: Sinus Congestion Detailed Answer: Dear XXXXXXX Thanks for contacting Ayurveda with your health concern and following points need additional information 1. Infection of ear, nose and throat disorders can cause or contribute to headache. Has an ENT Examination and opinion done, since one of the most common triggers is sinus congestion. 2. any history of recurrent cold, flu, hay fever or other allergic reaction, and infection of the sinuses.? and duration of taking Allopathic Medicine and any addiction? 3. Since Headache is/ can be caused by many contributing factors working together, whether it is an ear infection, nose problem [rhinits/sinusitis] or throat disorders [tonsillitis] thus professional advice is needed to investigate and properly diagnose the specific factors behind your recurring headache. PS. Other provoking factors may include muscular tension, diet, poor posture. [ do let me know about any lifestyle /dietary factors] 4. In this case, I suggest i. Steam Inhalations 3-4 times a day. ii. Warm salt water gargles. [gargle with honey water] iii. avoidance of allergens [dust/cold drinks] iv. mix 1 spoon ginger juice 1 spoon honey 1 pinch nutmeg [जायफल] powder and give it to eat for 1 month v. take banana, black grapes,orange,spinach,ginger,tomatoes,diet rich in vitamin C (Citrus fruits) and vitamin E (sunflower seeds, almonds,apricots,peanuts) which are rich in anti oxidants and thus helps in improvement of Thymus function (associated with Immunity.) vi. Avoid: Heavy, slimy and acidic food, curd, mustard oil, excess physical exertion, sunlight-dust areas, exposure to strong winds, day sleeping, smoking, Potato, green leafy vegetables. Cold water/food Give: Old brown rice, soup of moong dal, black grapes, cow’s or goat milk, garlic, lukewarm water to drink, black pepper, dried ginger, honey, mulethi, launga Please revert back with above concerns for Therapeutic Management Dr. Munish Sood Consultant & Physician Naimittika Clinic