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Anyone who has chronic sinusitis is quite familiar with the pressure behind the eyes, headaches, constant dripping nose and coughing that go hand in hand with the condition. While there are many effective methods for treating the symptoms, those who suffer from this illness could experience other serious health effects because of their condition. Here […]

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Viruses cause both the flu and the common cold, but a cold is often mistaken for a sinus infection, as both have similar symptoms, including: Sinus pressure Sinus drainage Sinus blockage Headache Fever Sore throat Mild fever According to the CDC, “When sinusitis is caused by a virus or irritation in the air (like cigarette […]

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Vertigo is not a condition reserved to a fear of heights, like Scottie Fergusen in the 1958 film, nor is its symptoms of extreme dizziness and nausea confined to a night of over drinking. After all, how many people willingly visit the doctor after a night of over libation indulgence? The intense feeling of confusion, […]

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You have heard of seasonal allergies, but what about allergies that only flare up at night? Unfortunately, many people experience nightly nasal congestion that can cause them to sniffle, sneeze, snore and lose sleep. Common Causes of Nightly Allergy Symptoms As obvious as it might seem, the most common cause for allergy like symptoms that […]

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If you have had a cold, you certainly know what it feels like to have nasal blockage. The nose can become blocked for a variety of reasons, including: Common cold Bacterial Sinusitis Allergies Deviated Septum Nasal Polyps Obstructive Adenoids Trauma to the nose Medical Causes of Nasal Blockage Medical causes of nasal blockage, such as […]

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Regardless of the cause, sinus pressure and pain can stop you in your tracks. How do you know the cause, and when do you see a doctor? While the common cold, the flu and allergies all have similar sinus symptoms, not all require a visit to your doctor’s office. Here’s a closer look at what […]

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Many people don’t realize it, but children can often be at even higher risk of sinus problems than adults due to their not-yet-fully-developed sinus cavities. Their sinuses may not drain properly, or may even drain too often, but since their heads haven’t yet taken on the shape of an adult, their symptoms may be different […]

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When the small air chambers of your facial bones, located behind your eyebrows, cheeks and jaw, become inflamed, sinusitis is likely the cause. Sinusitis is characterized by pain or pressure in these areas, and often follows a viral cold, changes in air pressure, allergies. If you have the following symptoms for more than a week, […]

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It is safe to say that the majority of patients we see are fed up with over the counter sinus medications. For many, they simply are not effective, and for others the idea of being dependent on a daily pill to feel normal is a hassle they would rather avoid. Luckily, balloon sinuplasty is a […]

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There are all sorts of things that can cause sinus infections, and if your sinusitis is reoccurring, you might be surprised if you are told you have nasal polyps. Nasal polyps are growths that hang down from your nasal passages or sinuses like teardrops. Small polyps cause no pain or discomfort, but larger ones can […]

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