The Dreaded Sneeze

October 17, 2012
Allergies/Hayfever, grass, allegen, homeopathy

Allergen

Sneezing is regarded as a forceful, sudden, uncontrolled burst of air through the mouth and nose.

What causes Sneezing?

Sneezing is usually caused by an irritation to the mucus membranes of the throat and nose and not usual a sign of a serious problem. Sneezing is a response from the sinus passages attempting to clear its passages of foreign objects.

Sneezing can be triggered by:

  • Flu and cold.
  • Allergens such as pollen, dust, mold and dander that you may be allergic too.
  • Inhalation of drugs.
  • Triggers such as air pollution, certain medicines, powders, spicy food and strong emotions.
  • Breathing in corticosteroids.

The nose acts as a filtration device, and it removes the allergens by expelling them in a sneeze. The allergens that enter the nose are made up of tiny particles and it can take multiple sneezes to remove the irritants.


Homecare for Sneezing

The best way to control sneezing is to avoid exposure to allergens. Preventions or Ways to reduce the exposure:

  • Minimize animal dander by removing pets from home.
  • Go places with low pollen counts.
  • Air filters may be used to reduce pollen in the air.
  • Change furnace filters.
  • Kill dust mites by washing linens in hot water.
  • Remove carpets – if carpets can’t be replaced by a solid, then it must be cleaned thoroughly and frequently.
  • Vacuum upholstered furniture, draperies, and other fabric items that cannot be washed, removed, or replaced regularly.
  • Remove as much clutter as possible to make cleaning easier.
  • Damp dusting using a dampened cloth or an oiled mop will minimize the distribution of dust through the air.

Baby’s Room – Special Tips

  • Wood or plastic chairs are best for baby’s room.
  • Use dust-proof casings for all bedding.
  • Stuffed animals should never be placed in the crib and should be washable.
  • Animal fur and dander is a potential allergen so best to keep pets out of the baby’s room.
  • Overhead mobiles and wall hangings collect dust.

In most cases, moving out of the house where there is a mold spore problem can be helpful. Sneezing that is not caused by an allergy will disappear when illness causing it, is treated or cured.

 

Natural Treatment for Sneezing

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  • ALL TYPES OF ALLERGIES
  • Sneezing and coughing
  • Itchy and irritated eyes
  • Allergies caused by pets, dust, pollen, dairy products, colorants and grasses
  • HayfeverSinusWars Products
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Skin Allergies
  • Sinus Allergies
  • Fungal Allergies
  • Headaches and pain caused by allergies
  • Snoring
  • A runny nose
  • Congested sinuses

 

When to contact a Doctor

An individual must contact his/her health care provider if sneezing is affecting his/her life and when home remedies do not work.

 

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Sinusitis In Pets

January 10, 2011

Sinusitis not only affects humans but can have a negative impact on our fury-loved ones as well. It is an inflammatory condition affecting the sinus cavities and nasal passages, which then results in an infection.

Why do pets and humans have sinus cavities?

The sinus cavities are covered with membrane linings that produce mucus. These cavities play an important role as they keep our noses moist, filter the air we breathe and lighten the weight of our heads. Without these cavities, your head will be so heavy; it would be difficult just keeping it up!

There are slight differences in the skulls of humans, cats and dogs BUT they all work in the same way, and when they become infected, are impaired in the same way too!

Let’s compare the skulls of pets and humans:

The sinus cavities in humans and pets are named according to the bones that cover them. There are four pairs of sinus cavities.

Here is the skull of a human being, clearly showing the Frontal, Sphenoid, Maxilla and Ethmoid bones. Under these bones lie the Frontal, Sphenoidal, Maxillary and Ethmoidal sinus cavities.

This shows the sinus bones (Frontal, Sphenoid and Maxilla) and other prominent features of a dog’s skull.

This is a cat’s skull showing the Ethmoid, Frontal and Maxilla bones.

Causes of sinusitis

Sinusitis in humans Sinusitis in pets
Bacterial and viral (colds/flu) infections are the common cause of sinus infections. Bacterial, viral and fungal infections are the common cause of sinus infections.
Sinusitis is also caused by allergies, dental trauma/tooth decay and other respiratory infections. Allergies and other respiratory infections can make your pet more susceptible to a sinus infection.
Fungal infections are more prevalent in people who have immune suppressant illnesses. (AIDS, leukemia, diabetes) Tooth infections

While breathing your pet may inhale airborne bacteria, viruses or fungi. These germs then settle and multiply in the sinus cavities. Just like humans, the animal’s body will also produce more mucus to flush germs out of the sinuses, causing the mucus membranes to swell. This inflammation blocks the sinus cavity openings and allows bacteria to grow within these cavities, resulting in a sinus infection. (If your pet has allergies or other respiratory problems such as asthma, bronchitis or laryngitis these conditions can make your pet more prone to sinus infections). 

Sinusitis in cats and dogs can also be caused by tooth infections. If your dog/cat has a chipped or broken tooth (especially the molar teeth), bacteria can get into its hollow cavity and cause an infection. If this infection is not treated, it can move up through the root of the tooth into the maxillary sinuses (the airspaces on both sides of your pets’ nose, above the upper jaw) and develop a sinus infection. This can also occur in humans.

How will I know if my dog or cat has sinusitis?

People have special bonds with their pets. If your dog/cat behaves, reacts or responds out of character, or if you become aware that something is amiss don’t hesitate to take your loved one to the Vet.

You can also look for sinusitis symptoms, which can be seen as:

  • Coughing
  • Chocking or gagging
  • Sneezing
  • Runny nose (lots of mucus from nose)
  • White discharge in corners of eyes
  • Post nasal drip
  • Loss of appetite which may be caused by your pet not having any sense of smell and taste.

If your pet exhibits any of the symptoms (above) for the first time, it is advisable that you take them to the Vet to get a diagnosis.

 Treatment

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