Athletes are often plagued by frequent illness like chronic sinusitis, colds and flu. Natural treatment for these conditions can help you get healthier quicker, and prevent recurrences so you aren’t sick all winter long.
It’s thought that about 90% of these illnesses are caused by a virus. Antibiotics will do nothing for viral infections, such as cold, flu and sinusitis. However, natural medicines work in two ways to get you healthier:
Many have anti-viral effects, that will help kill the virus
They boost your immune system, making it stronger so it can kill the virus faster that just waiting for your body to take care of it.
Frequent exercise is actually good for your immune system, however too much actually makes you more susceptible to frequent illness. If you find yourself getting more than 1-2 colds, flu or sinus infections each year, your immune system isn't functioning up to par. View our natural sinus remedies, treatments and supplements.