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Goddamned sodding sinuses

(5 Posts)
colditz Thu 30-Jun-11 19:50:09

They are blocked. I hate taking sinus tasblets, they keep me awake. Any other ideas?

bedsidethetable Thu 30-Jun-11 20:48:12

I sympathise. The only thing that provided me with any relief was the old fashioned head over a bowl of steaming water. Do it as often as you can.

Katisha Thu 30-Jun-11 20:56:29

Same here. Have turned to concrete in usual manner and sinus tablets make it worse.

I've just had a curry which is providing temporary relief.

Nothing much works for me - just have to wait. And wait. And wait some more. (Have done neti pots, steam, etc. Nearly had an op but didn't.)

So I'm not much help.

paddypoopants Thu 30-Jun-11 21:02:26

Saline sprays work for me eventually but I have to remember to do it twice a day for a few weeks. Potters cattarrh pastilles help me breathe again when I am really stuffed up but they smell vile. I don't like the decongestants either.

hiddenhome Fri 01-Jul-11 18:07:30

Ibuprofen is my latest discovery in my quest for a sinus pain free day confused

A beclamethasone spray from the doctor also helps.

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