Home remedies for sinus infection do work for some people some of the time; there is no doubt about it. Since most sinus problems involve nasal congestion it’s hardly surprising that some of the remedies involve inhaling steam or vapor with a vaporizer or, if you do it the old fashioned way, sitting at the kitchen table with you head over a steaming bowl full of your grandmother’s legendary sinus remedy with a towel over your head. But (more…)
Before we look at what over-the-counter (OTC) sinusitis treatments are trying to do lets have a recap on why we might need them.
What causes sinusitis and sinus discomfort in the first place?… (more…)
Sinus infection is a term that people apply to just about any sinus disorder they have that is giving them pain or physical discomfort. The signs of an infection might include cold like symptoms, persistent headaches, pain behind the face or a nose that just keeps getting blocked. But what causes these sinus infections, (more…)
Balloon Sinuplasty ™ is a proprietary surgical procedure of Acclarent Inc used in the treatment of chronic sinusitis. The procedure (in layman’s terms) involves inserting a flexible catheter (small rubber like tube) via the nostrils up into the narrowed or blocked openings of the sinuses. (more…)
We have all experienced sinus congestion at sometime, here’s a short version of what’s gone wrong. What should happen is this; the tissue lining the airways produces mucus. Its job is to catch dust, small particles, bacteria and any other little nasties and carry them down and out through the nose. It’s part of your body’s efforts to clean, purify and warm the air entering your lungs. (more…)