Sinus Archives

Category: Sinus

Effective Treatments for Chronic Sinusitis

Effective Treatments for Chronic Sinusitis

  • December 28, 2021
  • content
  • 0

Anyone experiencing ongoing or recurring sinus symptoms should see an ENT or sinus specialist for treatment. The Southern California Sinus Institute and Dr. Alen Cohen offer sinus treatment options that go beyond symptom management and target the cause for long-term relief. It’s important for anyone with sinus infections to understand that relying solely on natural […]

Read More
Causes of Chronic Sinusitis

Causes of Chronic Sinusitis

  • December 20, 2021
  • content
  • 0

Acute sinus infections are very common, and often confused as the common cold or flu by some people. They both have similar symptoms that can take up to one to three weeks to go away.  Symptoms that persist longer than that and reappear indicate that chronic sinusitis may be to blame.  Unlike many mild upper […]

Read More
Types of Sinusitis

Types of Sinusitis

  • November 19, 2021
  • content
  • 0

Have you ever developed a runny nose, red and puffy eyes, or experienced throbbing headaches that keep coming back? Do your symptoms seem to disappear, only for you to wake up several days to weeks later with a nose so stuffy and congested that you find it hard to rest and breathe? Millions of people […]

Read More
Chronic Sinusitis Symptoms

Chronic Sinusitis Symptoms

  • November 10, 2021
  • content
  • 0

Acute sinusitis or inflammation of the nasal and sinus passages that lasts 12 weeks or longer is called chronic sinusitis. Inside of the nose are sinus cavities that are lined with a thin mucus membrane called respiratory epithelium that filters germs, dust, bacteria, pollen, fungi, and other particles and substances from the air that you […]

Read More

Does Chronic Sinusitis Ever Go Away?

  • October 29, 2021
  • content
  • 0

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 sight and you just have […]

Read More
How to Treat Congested Sinuses

How to Treat Congested Sinuses

  • September 29, 2021
  • content
  • 0

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 to breathe freely is ongoing. […]

Read More
Long Term Effects of Sinus Medication

Long Term Effects of Sinus Medication

  • July 28, 2021
  • content
  • 0

A sinus infection, or sinusitis, can be a miserable experience. Pain and pressure in the face, congestion, sore throat, headache, snoring, dry mouth, fever and fatigue are all common symptoms. If sinusitis is accompanied by certain symptoms and persists for more than 12 weeks, it’s considered chronic. If you’re managing chronic sinusitis and using sinus […]

Read More
The Success Rate of Turbinate Reduction Procedures

The Success Rate of Turbinate Reduction Procedures

  • June 12, 2021
  • content
  • 0

Have you ever heard of Turbinate Reduction? It is a treatment that reduces the size of your turbinates. Turbinates are structures in the nose that can cause nasal obstruction when enlarged, inflamed, or infected. By reducing their size, patients experience less frequent episodes of sinusitis and chronic rhinosinusitis as well as significantly reduced nasal congestion […]

Read More
What are the Risks of Balloon Sinuplasty?

What are the Risks of Balloon Sinuplasty?

  • April 26, 2021
  • content
  • 0

More patients are being asked about the risks associated with balloon sinuplasty, as more patients finding results with this procedure. One of the biggest questions and concerns specialists are receiving is the risks of balloon sinuplasty and knowing what they are. No matter how successful, all medical procedures come with a few risks that patients […]

Read More
Is Balloon Sinuplasty Safe?

Is Balloon Sinuplasty Safe?

  • April 15, 2021
  • content
  • 0

Studies show that sinusitis affects about 30 million adults every year in the United States alone. Its impact in the economy is so huge that it receives a broad research focus. Due to the vast amounts of research conducted on sinusitis, we now know how to treat it and reduce the symptoms for a better […]

Read More