sinus Archives - AtlantaENT

Tag: sinus

Instances of allergies, medical conditions like chronic sinusitis and asthma are increasing at an alarming rate. The cause of this is as yet unknown, but regardless of the reason for the heightened prevalence of these conditions, sinus surgery may soon join immunotherapy and early management of inflammation and infection as a viable means of treating […]

Read More

Sinus pressure and pain are awful. They can make you feel like your head is going to explode. It becomes hard to focus, and lying down can be just as painful as sitting up. A good ear, nose and throat doctor can of course help with these issues, but sometimes you need relief at home […]

Read More

Sinus season hits many people with the force of a load of bricks. With the end of the season, some may start to feel relief, while others continue to suffer. If you are feeling a lot of pressure, getting frequent headaches or feeling pain in your ears, your sinuses are most likely the culprit. People […]

Read More

People who suffer from regular sinus problems may be surprised to learn that their diet can have a tremendous influence on their symptoms. Since diet provides almost 100 percent of your body’s needed nutrition, neglecting important foods and eating too much of harmful ones can exacerbate sinus problems. On the other hand, adding certain foods […]

Read More

With as brutal of a winter as the country has faced this year, including snow and freezing temperatures even in the Deep South, sinus infections are running rampant. With many who are unaccustomed to cold-related illnesses, sinus ailments can be more than a nuisance; they can be crippling. Many are running to doctors for treatment, […]

Read More

Sinusitis is a condition that affects nearly 40 million Americans annually. Over the last ten years, the prevalence of this condition has skyrocketed, potentially because of heightened levels of pollution in the air, resistance to antibiotics, and more crowded urban conditions. This condition, an inflammation of the sinus lining, can result in swollen sinuses that […]

Read More

If you have sinusitis, chances are it is not easy to get a good night’s sleep- unless you breathe through your mouth. Swollen sinuses make it hard to breathe through the nose. There are other sinusitis symptoms that make sleeping a tad difficult, such as facial pain and headache. According to medical experts, sinusitis may […]

Read More

If you think those sinus problems that plague you during the spring and summer months will go away when winter arrives, you are in for a rude awakening. The winter season can cause just as much sinus misery as the warmer seasons. The good news is that you can minimize sinus or allergy flare-ups by […]

Read More

Nasal congestion, runny nose, sneezing and watery eyes are not the only miserable symptoms of a sinus problem. Halitosis, more commonly referred to as bad breath, is yet another potentially embarrassing symptom that can accompany a sinus condition. Post Nasal Drip Post nasal drip is excess mucus that drips down the back of your mouth […]

Read More

Sinus surgery has come a long way in the past decade!  What used to involve immense amounts of pain and nasal packing can now be performed as an outpatient and same day surgery, with minimal to no pain. Endoscopic sinus surgery is performed by inserting a small telescope into the nose, which makes it less […]

Read More