Monthly Archives: December 2017

Gluten and Nasal Congestion

The word "gluten" cutout of bread, surrounded by pasta: gluten and nasal congestion.

The connection between gluten and nasal congestion may not be immediately apparent, but there certainly is a connection, especially for individuals who happen to be gluten intolerant. Gluten is a protein which is commonly found in grains and various foods

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What Is Sinus Thrombosis?

A man holds his nose in pain, since he suffers from sinus thrombosis.

Cavernous sinus thrombosis, or CST, is a severe sinus condition which can arise from complications attendant upon some kinds of facial infection, often leading to the development of a blood clot in the cavernous sinuses of the skull, where there

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Fungal Sinusitis: Causes and Treatment

A man holding pills and a glass of water: antibiotics might effectively treat fungal sinusitis.

Fungi are organisms which are akin to plants, although they cannot be accurately identified as plants because they lack chlorophyll in their makeup, and therefore are unable to manufacture their food. Fungi must rely on other dead organic matter for

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Aspirin-Exacerbated Respiratory Disease (AERD)

A patient with AERD takes precautions before takings aspirin from the bottle.

Often shortened to AERD and also known as Samter’s Triad, aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease is considered a ‘chronic’ medical condition that affects the body in three different ways: asthma, sensitivity to aspirin, and sinus disease (with recurring nasal polyps). In addition

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Sinusitis and Halitosis

A young woman suffers from sinusitis and halitosis.

Regarding sinus infections, there are many ways they can affect your life on a day-to-day basis, from not being able to sleep at night to the relationship between sinus infections and toothache. Unfortunately, as far as infections go, healthy sinuses

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