Your sinuses are hollow, air-filled cavities behind your forehead, cheekbones, nose and eyes. Normally your sinuses are empty except for a thin layer of mucus, which is produced by the sinuses and drained through narrow channels into your nose. When your sinuses become inflamed (due to an infection or allergy), the inflammation causes swelling and
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Ear, nose and throat disorders can severely impact one’s daily life. People who suffer from chronic sinusitis experience severe headaches, facial pressure and congestion for months on end. These symptoms can prevent you from carrying on daily activities, drastically impacting your quality of life.
Spring has sprung, and while many people are basking in warmer weather, millions across the country are suffering with allergies. When allergens enter our bodies through airways, histamines are released, causing a variety of unpleasant symptoms as an attempt to fight off these foreign substances. Normally, our sinuses allow mucus to drain through the nasal
Chronic sinusitis is one of the most prevalent health problems in the United States, affecting more than 37 million Americans—or 14 percent—annually. In fact, sinusitis is more common than heart disease and asthma, and inflicts a lesser quality of life than chronic back pain or congestive heart failure. Between 18-22 million Americans visit their doctor