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Question:
What is your advice on how to overcome chronic sinus the natural way? My mum has sinus all the time, and it gets worse when she goes into an air-conditioned room.

Answer:
She may have sensitivity to temperature or the dampness or to some form of irritant. The best way is to reduce the inflammatory response, and reduce histamine release. Natural substances such as quercetin in high dose (3000 or more) have anti-histaminic effect. Plant sterol have anti-inflammtory action but very very week compare to steroids and these can have good symptomatic relief. Improving one’s immunity with medical mushrooms such as maitake, shitake, and cordyceps will help open up the meridian allow better flow of the body channels. Last but not least, a clean and healthy diet together with a detox program often helps. Read more on detox here: Detoxification