We all like to cozy up to a roaring fire when the “weather outside is frightful.” If you live in an area that receives bitterly cold weather, you either love the snow and everything that goes with it, or you count the days until spring returns. Bottom line is, you can’t change the weather. However, […]
You come down with a nasty cold and before long it develops into an even nastier sinus infection. Your head pounds and feels like it’s going to explode. Your first reaction is “oh, this happens every time.” But for you and the other 37 million Americans who suffer from this problem, there are many other […]
Sinusitis, also known as rhinosinusitis, is a condition that causes chronic sinus infections in the affected patient. This infection is due to swelling, infection, and inflammation of the nasal cavities, which can leave individuals feeling an incredible amount of pressure around their head.
Your nose is almost constantly producing mucus. In fact, it makes approximately a quart of it each day. Mucus performs necessary functions including trapping bacteria and moistening the airways, but overproduction can lead to some annoying side effects. Most of the time, the excess liquid combines with saliva and drips down the back of your […]
Do you have congestion, tenderness around the eyes and cheeks, and a reduced sense of smell? You might be one of 37 million Americans living with chronic sinusitis.
Everyone knows smoking is bad for you. Not only does it cause various kinds of cancers, impact your immune system and increase your risk of developing cardiovascular disease, but it’s also harmful to your sinuses and your throat.
Have you ever woken up with sinus pressure, a stuffy nose and sore throat? That’s your sinuses reacting to an irritant or allergen. Here are a few tips to keep your respiratory system healthy:
We’ve all had that achy pain in forehead, cheekbones and bridge of the nose, but what exactly is it? If it’s accompanied by a runny nose, facial swelling, or fullness in the ears, it’s most likely a sinus headache.
Anyone who suffers from sinusitis knows the winter can intensify the sinus headaches, runny nose, inflammation and coughing. Though sinus inflammation most commonly occurs in the spring and summer months due to irritations from allergies, the cold weather can cause your nose to produce extra mucus, which can thicken and irritate your sinuses. Here are […]
Anyone who suffers from sinusitis knows the winter can intensify the sinus headaches, runny nose, inflammation and coughing. Though sinus inflammation most commonly occurs in the spring and summer months due to irritations from allergies, the cold weather can cause your nose to produce extra mucus, which can thicken and irritate your sinuses.