Yearly Archives: 2016

5 Sinusitis Statistics You Should Know About

How big is sinusitis in America? Sinusitis is a common problem for many Americans. The condition is caused by infections, allergies, and nasal deformations. People suffer from headaches, facial pain, congestion, and many other symptoms. These symptoms have a substantial impact

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Signs and Symptoms

Many of us lack the sleep that we need. According to the CDC, insufficient sleep is a public health problem. Adults need an average of 7-8 hours of sleep a night. When people do not sleep well, they have trouble concentrating,

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Who Can Perform the Balloon Sinuplasty Treatment?

If sinusitis is giving you trouble, then you will eventually seek relief from your doctor. However, your primary care physician can only diagnose the symptoms of your condition. You will need to receive surgical intervention, which can only be performed by a

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Balloon Sinuplasty Surgery: Top 5 Questions

Balloon sinuplasty hits a milestone this year as it reaches its 10th anniversary. The procedure was approved by the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2005, and it has successfully brought sinus relief to many patients over the years. However,

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5 Ways to Prevent Sinusitis Symptoms

Sinusitis is a fairly common disorder, and its symptoms can affect your quality of life. Dealing with facial pain, nasal discharge and congestion is bothersome and exhausting. If you are a busy person, then you do not have time to

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Sinusitis Complications: Preventing Meningitis

It is important for patients to resolve their sinusitis symptoms. Otherwise, the disorder develops into something much worse. One of the most dangerous aspects of sinusitis is its proximity to the brain. When treatment for this disorder is prolonged, the

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The Difference Between Sinusitis and the Common Cold

When experiencing symptoms, such as runny nose, headaches and nasal congestion, it is safe to assume that you are suffering from a cold. However, the common cold and sinusitis often share the same symptoms. It is important to know which

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What Causes Sinusitis Symptoms?

Sinusitis is a disorder that is debilitating, and its reach is far and wide. With more than 37 million people diagnosed in the U.S. every year, one has to wonder what causes sinusitis symptoms to distress so many people. Unfortunately, it

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Sinusitis: The Importance of Early Diagnosis

Sinusitis is a disorder that effects more than 29.4 million people in the United States. Unfortunately, its symptoms are frequently ignored by patients. A slight fever, headache, or congestion might seem inconsequential, however, sinusitis can be troublesome. Without proper treatment,

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Sinus Medications: How Well Do They Work?

When a patient starts to display signs of sinusitis, the first thing a doctor will recommend is rest, relaxation and drinking plenty of fluids. If your symptoms become worse, then the doctor prescribes medication. However, are sinus medications truly effective

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