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Fall Allergies Season: Treat Sinus Infection Symptoms Naturally with a Neti Pot and Lymphatic Drainage Massage for Sinus Draina by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 26 Sep 2012 8:15am Cold and Flu season is upon us as is the dreaded fall allergy season that yields sinus congestion, sinus infections and nasal drainage and stuffy heads. Each year our clients and customers complain of this season with pangs of nasal congestion, post nasal drip, sore throats and cloudy heads.  And each year, I recommend two simple treatme ... Read on »
Cyst in Sinus – Symptoms by Merrilee Fullerton Medical Doctor Posted Wed 12 Sep 2012 10:03pm If you have a cyst in sinus in you may also have symptoms associated at with this, which lead many to see their doctors. Common symptoms include a fullness in your face, runny nose, stuff nose, sense of smell is not as sharp, frequent sinus infections. You may not have all of these symptoms, but if any persist, it probably is a good idea ... Read on »
How do I know if I have a bacterial sinus infection? by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am 3 Comments I am asked this question several times each work day. It's a good question. The answer is not so easy though. I make the diagnosis of a bacterial sinus infection based on the history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests. 99.99% of the time this diagnostic test is either a nasal smear or a nasal culture. 0.01% of the time this test may be a ... Read on »
Recurrent sore throats by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm 2 Comments If you have recurrent throat infections with staph or strep bacteria, check your toothbrush, your nose and your mate. One study showed that beta strep, which causes rheumatic fever, was grown from toothbrushes of 30 percent of children who were infected with that germ. Beta strep can persist in unwashed toothbrushes for 15 days and in washed to ... Read on »
Sinus Infections: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments by BerryRipe Posted Wed 26 Jun 2013 9:46am Sinus Infections: An Overview A sinus infection, also known as sinusitis, is defined as inflammation of the sinuses and nasal passages. It does not require antibiotics unless it is known to be acute bacterial sinusitis. Most sinus infections are viral rather than bacterial. An acute bacterial sinus infection can last ... Read on »
Nasal sinus rinses with saline solution by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am 3 Comments Before we discuss using nasal sinus rinses with saline solution, I think it would better to review the anatomy and physiology of the nose and sinuses. I'm going to try something new, using Youtube videos that I have screened, and also not reinvent the wheel. The nose normally makes some mucus: to protect the mucosal lining from being too dry; to ... Read on »
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Monthly Maintenance: My Trip to the ENT by jpetersen Posted Fri 28 May 2010 12:00am I’ve lost track, but I believe I’ve had 7 sinus surgeries over the years. It’s between 6 and 8, for sure. I had my first one around the 4th or 5th grade, but my worst one was my second one when the surgeon realized during surgery that I had broken my nose over the summer and he BROKE it again, shoved 4″ plastics shin guards up there and stit ... Read on »
Is This Why I Still Feel Horrible?? by Marla-Deen Posted Thu 16 Feb 2012 2:42pm Posted by  Kim Conte   on February 15, 2012 at 1:24 PM If you're a frequent sinus infection sufferer, it's likely you at times depend onantibiotics to make you feel better -- I know I do! It's not that I drop everything and hightail it to my doctor at the first sign of sniffles; but if I have severe cold-like symptoms that la ... Read on »
How Your Face Can Predict Your Sleep Position by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 07 Aug 2014 10:14am Sleep position is a perennial topic that you’ll see often talked about in the media. In most cases, your sleep position is thought to predict your personality type. However, there’s a simpler explanation for why you may prefer to sleep on your side or on your tummy. This has to do with the shape of your face, and in particular, the size of you ... Read on »