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Sinusitis, or a painful inflammation of the sinuses, affects almost one in eight Americans who battle colds. The stuffy feeling, pain and inflammation can last for weeks as the sinus drainage passages struggle to clear up. It is difficult to breathe; pounding headaches plague the patient. Now, however, a new outpatient treatment called balloon sinuplasty […]

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Those who suffer from chronic sinusitis know what a nightmare it can be. Your nasal passages are pressurized, closed off and sore. You can’t breathe, your head feels swollen and painful. The condition can be caused by any number of factors, from allergies to environmental concerns to anatomical issues. A minimally invasive procedure exists to […]

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There is a large part of the population that suffers from sinusitis. This is the condition where your sinuses, normally filled with air, get blocked and infected. It is characterized by a feeling of pressure, headaches, a stuffed nose and coughs. A new procedure called balloon sinuplasty is providing sufferers of sinusitis relief.

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Sinusitis, or the inflammation of the sinus membranes, can be a serious condition. It is a source of pain and discomfort for almost 37 million Americans annually. Fortunately, there are in-office treatments for the illness that can restore comfort and normal sinus function for most people in a relatively short period of time.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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