Vasomotor rhinitis and its symptoms
The unfavorable influence of the environment inflicts more and more damage to human health every year. Among the diseases of civilization are various types of allergies and their dedicated companion - vasomotor rhinitis.
Vasomotor rhinitis is a disease accompanied by nasal congestion. Unlike usual rhinitis, inflammation is not observed. Breathing is difficult because of the expansion of the vessels in the nasal mucosa. Vessels expand, normal air intake is disturbed - and a person feels uncomfortable. Against this background, overall well-being worsens, weakness and apathy begin. A person has one or half of the nose, or the whole nose. In this case, there are discharge from the nose, which are often accompanied by additional symptoms.
Some doctors do not take this disease seriously, believing that it will not do any harm to the body. A person experiences only mild discomfort, which occurs after using vasoconstrictor drugs. After their application, the symptoms of vasomotor rhinitis become weaker or disappear completely.
A person thinks that his illness has receded, so a period of euphoria begins. Then there is a sharp attack of rhinitis, which exceeds the strength of the previous manifestations of the disease - and again used vasoconstrictive drug. With each time, the vessels expand more and more, and the drug acts less. We can say that a peculiar dependence on vasoconstrictive drugs develops, which in time simply cease to help. Even worse is the patient, if this drug is canceled by the doctor, and the patient has already developed dependence on the drug. Attacks are increasing, which leads to various complications.
The most common complications that vasomotor rhinitis can give are sinusitis, chronic sinusitis, otitis media, and chronic form of rhinitis. If the disease has become chronic, it is very difficult to combat it. Even with the treatment of the initial stage of the disease, it does not respond to drugs and general hardening, so each patient has to work on an individual program.
First, the doctor determines which form of rhinitis the patient has, since the vasomotor rhinitis is neurovegetative and allergic. If the patient is worried about the periodic discomfort that occurs at a certain time of the year, the rhinitis in most cases is allergic. However, for the statement of the exact diagnosis it is necessary to carry out an analysis on allergens in order to identify the cause of seizures. When the enemy is calculated, it is worth using antihistamines and strengthen immunity. Also avoid contact with substances that can cause an attack of rhinitis.
It is more difficult in the case if rhinitis is neurovegetative in nature. The doctor will have to determine the underlying disease, which most often happens vegetative-vascular dystonia or neurocircular dystonia. Also, similar problems with breathing may appear in hypotonic patients, since the pressure depends on the vascular tone. If the reason lies in the problems with the nerves, the patient is prescribed a course of psychotherapy and sedatives.
However, almost all measures taken give only a short-term result, and soon the disease returns. Just modern medicine until the end has not decided how to treat vasomotor rhinitis. While the patient's condition is satisfactory, and the disease does not progress, try to get by with injections of special drugs. When there is a deterioration, you have to resort to surgery. Previously, such operations were quite painful, but today a very precise laser is used to correct the vessels, which removes excess blood vessels. Thanks to this, a person can avoid complications and significantly improve the quality of his life.