Thursday, January 10, 2008


  • Sinusitis is a very common problem among people nowadays.
  • Sinusitis is an inflammation of the para nasal sinuses, which may or may not be as a result of infection, from bacterial, fungal, viral, allergic or autoimmune issues.

What is sinus?

  • Sinuses are hollow air spaces, of which there are many in the human body.
  • These cavities, located within the skull or bones of the head surrounding the nose.
  • Frontal sinuses,Ethmoid sinus,Sphenoid sinus,and Maxillary sinus are the commonly known sinuses.

What is a sinus attack?

  • Any infection or allergic reaction which cause swelling within the nose can affect the sinuses.
  • The trapped air or pus or secretions within the obstructed sinus may cause pressure on the sinus wall result intense pain some times called SINUS ATTACK.
  • The swollen membrane at the opening of sinuses which cause a vacuum without air entering in to the sinus also cause pain.

Acute Sinusitis:

  • It is common in every person during or followed by a viral infection.It can be easily managed by any medical practitioner with anti-histamines,antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs.

Chronic Sinusitis:

  • Chronic sinusitis refers to inflammation of the sinuses that continues for at least 3 weeks, but often continues for months or even years.
  • Patients with chronic sinusitis have *facial pain*head ache*bad breath *cough*nasal discharge*nasal congestion*heaviness of head etc.
  • It is somehow difficult to manage with ordinary drugs.

Management in chronic Sinusitis:

  • Usually the chronic sinusitis patients are treated with antibiotics and anti inflammatory drugs during their recurrent attacks.
  • "Daily hyper tonic saline nasal irrigation improves sinus-related quality of life, decreases symptoms, and decreases medication use in patients with frequent sinusitis,
  • "For chronic or recurring sinusitis-ENT specialists suggest surgical correction.
  • However, for most patients the surgical approach is not superior to appropriate medical treatment.
  • A relatively recent advance in the treatment of sinusitis is a type of surgery called FESS - functional endoscopic sinus surgery.The major advantage in this method is that there is no incision carried out in the face oral cavity.
  • Another recently developed treatment is Balloon Sinuplasty.Balloons in an attempt to expand the openings of the sinuses in a less invasive manner.


  • In siddha system of medicine ,sinusitis is referred as "PEENISAM".
  • There are 9 types of peenisam were dealt in the ancient siddha literature.
  • The holy saints SIDDHARS have not left this disease only as an upper respiratory infection.
  • But they gave special attention to this problem and classified widely.
  • *Infective type,*Bleeding type,*Polyp type,*offencive type are some among them.


  • In Siddha medicine,the treatment for chronic sinusitis differ to each and every individual.
  • The treatment is based on the individuals, resistant power,metabolic demands and the thermic condition.
  • Both INTERNAL and EXTERNAL medicines are essential in Siddha treatment to chronic sinusitis.
  • External medicine for sinusitis include *Bath oil,*Fomentation,*Herbal Nasal drops,*Nasal powder,*Inhaler etc.
  • The external medicine stabilize the thermic condition of Sinuses to the environment.
  • This stability is very essential to prevent the recurrence.
  • The latest studies relevant to the NASAL CORE TEMPERATURE is nothing but the evaluation of the above said temperature maintainace of nasal sinuses.
  • Internal medicine helps to come down the infection.
  • Both internal and external medicine help to cure the disease without recurrence.


  • I have treated hundreds of chronic sinusitis cases of various aetiology in my Siddha practice with success.
  • Majority of the patients were treated already in other systems.
  • I can say with confidence that Siddha medicine will give MAXIMUM CURE in Chronic sinusitis patients, without any harmful effects.
  • The patients with severe symptoms get relief in a short period of 10 to 15 days.
  • But the full course of treatment will be up to 3 months according to the severity.
  • External medicines are then continued to get full recovery.
  • I can assure the patients with chronic sinusitis that they will get success in their treatment without fail except in rare incidents.



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Finding the right doctor is probably the most important thing on this kind of sinus problem Will certainly visit your site more often now.


Venky Kumar said...

Thanks a lot i will definetly give it a try.

rekhila said...

thanks for the great article..

Viral Fever Medicines said...

good siddha treatment for all..thanks to siddha

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