dangers of sinusitis and sinus infections

The Dangers of Sinusitis and Sinus Infections

If you experience a stuffy or runny nose, headaches, or facial pressure more often than not, you may be suffering from a sinus infection or inflammation that requires immediate attention. Millions of people experience sinus infections (sinusitis) at some point in their lives. Most cases go away on their own ...
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Does Chronic Sinusitis Ever Go Away?

You know the pain. There isn't anything as painful as a sinus infection, and when you have chronic sinusitis, it seems like the pain will never end.  You work with your doctor to try and minimize the symptoms while fighting the infection, but there seems like there’s no relief in ...
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nasal polyps

Breathing Problems Due to Nasal Polyps

It can be scary when you can't breathe easily. If your nose seems to be constantly stopped up, you may find yourself gasping for air or forced to constantly breathe through your mouth. It might be that you're suffering from a common cold, sinus infection, or nasal polyps. When you ...
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congested sinus

How to Treat Congested Sinuses

Struggling to breathe through a stuffy nose is one of the most annoying and unpleasant sensations that can quickly put a damper on your mood and overall wellbeing. Many individuals manage their discomfort with anti-allergy meds, nasal irrigation devices, and other remedies. But for people with congested sinuses, the struggle ...
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Deviated Septum

Signs of a Deviated Septum

The nasal septum is the thin wall of cartilage between the two nasal passages. Many people have a deviated septum, which is when the septum is displaced or off-center. This makes one nasal passage smaller than the other or can make both passages blocked, if the deviated septum is s-shaped ...
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woman with sinus pain

What Causes a Deviated Septum?

The thin wall of bone and cartilage that divides your nose into left and right nasal passages is known as the septum. It can become deviated when it is displaced or off-center, making one of your nasal passages narrower than the other or making it shaped improperly. A deviated septum ...
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