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Are Some Sinus Issues too Severe for Balloon Sinuplasty?

A woman presses on her head in severe pain and thinks about talking to her doctor to confirm she is a good candidate for balloon sinuplasty treatment.

Although it may not be the most common topic of conversation in the world, it happens often enough that people talk about the fascinating medical treatment known as balloon sinuplasty. Chances are there won’t be an expert on the topic

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Balloon Sinuplasty – the Quickest and Most Effective Solution for Chronic Sinusitis

A patient discusses various options with her doctor regarding her sinus pain and came to the conclusion that balloon sinuplasty is the least invasive option.

Chronic sinusitis is a medical condition which more than 30 million Americans are known to suffer from in any given year, and it’s one which causes a great deal of pain and discomfort to the sufferer, with symptoms that can

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Balloon Sinuplasty – or Another Round of Antibiotics?

A pile of antibiotics is not always the solution to your chronic sinus pain. Often the solution could be balloon sinuplasty.

Every year, 30 million Americans and more are troubled by chronic sinusitis, which is a medical condition afflicting the sinus cavity and nasal passages, and which can cause aggravating symptoms for months, if treatment is either ineffective or not attempted.

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Chronic Sinus Infection: Why Balloon Sinuplasty is Revolutionizing Treatment

A man experiences discomfort related to a chronic sinus infection.

It’s very common for people affected by a chronic sinus infection to be so uncomfortable and distracted by its symptoms, that it significantly degrades their quality of life. When a flare-up of sinusitis occurs, you can usually expect to be

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Athletes and Balloon Sinuplasty

It wasn’t so long ago that athletes and all other sinus sufferers were obliged to miss time with their favorite sport as they recovered from a sinus procedure. Many people experience chronic sinus suffering to the extent that ordinary treatments

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Photodisinfection for Chronic Sinusitis

An older man sniffing a yellow flower, whose photodisinfection treatment has helped him immensely.

Chronic sinusitis is a recurring inflammation which can occur in any of the four sinus cavities, most often caused by allergies, smoking, viruses, or bacteria, or some combination of these triggers. It can cause a variety of symptoms including pain

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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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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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