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Diagnosing and Treating Chronic Sinus Infections by MJT Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 4:23pm If you have ever suffered from a sinus infection, you know that the pain, pressure and fatigue can be severe enough to get in the way of daily activities. Most sinus infection sufferers will find relief in a matter of days or weeks, but imagine dealing with those uncomfortable symptoms for twelve weeks or more at a time. That is precisely wh ... Read on »
Understanding Chronic Sinusitis by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Wed 27 Aug 2008 8:33am Sinusitis is a condition in which the sinuses become inflamed in response to infection. The exact causes of sinusitis are not known, but research has shown that in patients with impaired immune systems, or other allergic conditions (e.g. asthma, allergic rhinitis). There are four regions of sinus passages. Swelling of these can cause headach ... Read on »
What is Chronic Sinusitis? by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sat 19 Nov 2011 10:02pm JAMA patient information Acute bacterial sinusitis usually happens after a person develops an upper respiratory tract infection (a cold). Colds are caused by viruses, but they cause swelling in the nasal passages and may make it difficult for the sinuses to drain normally. The sinuses can then become infected wit ... Read on »
The Chiropractic approach to Chronic Sinusitis. by Carol Grant Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:40am Most of you that have chronic Sinusitis have gone to your doctor for the standard medical treatment for sinusitis. This includes decongestants, antibiotics and antihistmines. While these drugs may alleviate nasal stuffiness, they have limited effects on the sinuses and have side effects such as insomnia, nervousness and high blood pressure.  ... Read on »
Do Chronic Sinus Problems Cause Headaches? by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Sun 06 Nov 2011 12:00am We have been providing treatment for headaches in San Francisco for 20 years now. During this time many of our patients have had sinus related headaches.  You know, these are the headaches that hurt over the sinuses (above the eyes or in the cheek bones next to your nose) and, when you blow your nose, it’s not pretty!  Sinus infect ... Read on »
Can Sleep Apnea Cause Chronic Sinusitis? by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 25 May 2011 3:57pm Here’s my response below to a NY Times article on chronic sinusitis. They talk about cutting edge research in diagnosing and treating sinusitis, but completely miss an important point. Please read my post below to see what I mean, and feel free to comment on anything that I’ve said. Biofilms are the pathology de jour in chronic sinusitis res ... Read on »
Chronic sinus problem? Check behind your bed by OlwenAnderson Health Maven Posted Fri 10 May 2013 10:00am This blog post might seem a bit off-topic. It’s not about what you should eat, or exercise, or taking time out. But it’s important, because the environment you live in plays a big part in your health. Spending time in an unhealthy room can bring on a multitude of problems, especially for your respiratory system. If you’re puzzling over a sinus ... Read on »
Chronic Sinusitis by Nathan L. Patient Expert Posted Mon 23 Mar 2009 3:07pm A few weeks ago, Tricia was diagnosed with Chronic Sinusitis. CFers are notorious for having sinus issues...Tricia has always dealt with minor sinus problems, but it has become increasingly worse over the past few years. She often has a lot of sinus pressure and pain (she complains of her face hurting) as well as headaches and drainage. She ... Read on »
Advice to Get Rid of Chronic Sinusitis from Master Herbalist David Christopher by Lewis P. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Mar 2010 8:13am Master Herbalist David Christopher is the son of the famous Master Herbalist John R. Christopher. Dr. John R. Christopher began formulating his world renowned herbal formulas in 1945. He developed a training program for herbalists and The School of Natural Healing in 1953. This advice was given on the "A Healthier You" radio show by Master Her ... Read on »