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Over the years I’ve experienced all sorts of sinus issues. ear blockage These issues have impacted my workouts. – Everything from lifting weights, to martial arts, to simply going on walks along with a whole host of other things.
It’s Not Just Allergies
In the beginning I thought this was all just bad allergies or a cold I just couldn’t shake. However, after time went by, I knew that this problem was a little more involved that I originally thought. This is when I discovered that I was suffering from a nasty little condition known as nasal polyps. (Just the name makes me cringe.)
What are Nasal Polyps?
So what are nasal polyps anyway? Well they are abnormal tissue growths that develop in the nose. They vary in size and can be pink, gray or yellow in color. For the most part they have a teardrop shape. These growths of course are what made breathing through my nose hard to do.
What are the Symptoms?
Symptoms of nasal polyps include loss of smell, loss of taste, runny nose, facial pain and your significant other’s most trouble symptom of yours, snoring.
Who is at Risk for This Condition?
Basically anyone can suffer from this condition. However most people who develop the condition have had many sinus infections, chronic sinusitis and sinus irritation.
Remove Nasal Polyps Naturally
Sometimes people will undergo surgery to remove their polyps. However, surgery can take longer to recover from and as with any surgery is always more risky than a natural remedy.
The good thing about treating this troublesome condition is that you can remove nasal polyps naturally. That means without surgery and without the pain of going under a knife.
Below are some methods to treat these nasty little growths that develop in the nose.
Keeping your nose clean and free of debris is great for most anyone, especially for those who are prone to sinus irritation and have developed polyps. Rinsing the nose will help reduce inflammation and ease up the symptoms. This is one the easiest methods of removing nasal polyps naturally.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil smells great and can be used for so many different ailments, including growths in the nose. In order to use it for removing nasal polyps naturally, you will first want to dilute just a few drops. Next, take a cotton swab and swab the polyps inside your nose. If you can’t reach them, the just swab the openings of your nostrils.
Red Chili Peppers
I love these things. They are hot and no joke. They have a chemical called capsaicin in them that increases blood flow to your nostrils to help with inflammation of the growths in your nose.
Using a combination of these methods will probably be your best bet in removing nasal polyps naturally. As always, check with your doctor before you start taking any new supplement or trying any natural form of treatment for a medical condition. This is especially important if you have medical conditions and/or are on medication.