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What Are Nasal Polyps and How Do You Get Rid of Them?

Unfortunately, balloon sinuplasty does not work for getting rid of nasal polyps. This is a common misconception. Why might that be? Because sinusitis has symptoms that are similar to polyps. But treating polyps is a little more complex than treating

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How Sinusitis Affects Athletes

Many of the greatest athletes in the world play in sports that are anaerobic activities. These exercises require maximum effort. Breathing is harder by nature when participating in them. Because of this, sprinters, weightlifters, even football players practice breathing exercises.

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Don’t Wait and See, Seek Sinusitis Relief

Patients are often prescribed the “Wait and See” approach by doctors, especially when it concerns sinusitis.  If you start to show sinusitis symptoms, doctors will more than likely wait to see if your troubles go away on their own. However, sinusitis

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Chronic Sinusitis and Cancer

What happens when you do not treat your chronic sinusitis? The quality of your health suffers. Every day, researchers are discovering how prolonged infection can lead to dangerous diseases. In fact, a recent study has looked into the link between

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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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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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How Effective Is the Balloon Sinuplasty Procedure?

With balloon sinuplasty being a fairly new procedure, patients have a lot of apprehension towards choosing it as a way to relieve their sinusitis symptoms. However, the balloon sinuplasty procedure is a groundbreaking option for those who are looking for

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Top 5 Signs of Sinusitis You Should Know

Have you been feeling sick lately—more than usual? Do your symptoms feel like more than the common cold, and persist for a couple of days, even weeks? If you are concerned that your symptoms are due to a sinus infection,

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Allergies? Balloon Sinuplasty Can Help

Over 50 million people are dealing with nasal allergies in the United States. The coughing, sneezing, and itchy eyes are among some of the worse symptoms. However, the inability to breathe is possibly one of the more troubling symptoms. How

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