The right diet is the key to managing many diseases and to improving general quality of life. For this condition, scientific research has found benefit in the following healthy eating tips.
- Work with a knowledgeable practitioner to find out if food allergens may contribute to your sinus congestion.
Food allergy appears to play an important role in many cases of rhinitis, which is related to sinus congestion. In a study of children under one year of age with allergic rhinitis and/or asthma, 91% had a significant improvement in symptoms while following an allergy-elimination diet.13 In the experience of one group of doctors, food allergy was the most common cause of chronic rhinitis.14 Two other researchers have found food allergy to be a contributing factor to allergic rhinitis in 25%15 and 39%16 of cases, respectively. Food allergies are best identified by means of an allergy-elimination diet, which should be supervised by a doctor.