What causes blockage of sinus drainage, leading to inflammation

/ August 21, 2013/ Sinus Anatomy, Sinus Infections, Sinusitis & Rhinitis/ 4 comments

What causes blockage of sinus drainage, leading to inflammation? Rakesh Chandra, MD Associate Professor Clinical Practice Director Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery About the author: Dr. Rakesh Chandra is Clinical Practice Director and Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He is an Editor

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A Natural Adjunct For Sinus Relief

/ July 31, 2013/ Natural Relief, Otolaryngology, Rhinosinusitis, Sinus, Sinus Anatomy, Sinusitis & Rhinitis/ 0 comments

A Natural Adjunct For Sinus Relief Chau Nguyen MD FACS Director, Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery Ventura County Medical Center Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA Department of Head & Neck Surgery Using saltwater to clear the nose and sinuses has its origins in India, dating back thousands of years.  It is a part of traditional Indian medicine, or Ayurveda.  More

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Sinus Headaches and Migraines

/ August 15, 2011/ Default, General, Sinus, Sinus Anatomy/ 6 comments

Sinus Headaches and Migraines: Which is which? Has suffering from frequent headaches become  a part of your everyday life? Are these headaches affecting your daily function? Every one has a headache at some time or another, but for many people, headaches are an ongoing and debilitating problem. Statistics from 2007 show that 12 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches, meaning

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Sinus Anatomy

/ July 25, 2011/ Default, General, Sinus, Sinus Anatomy/ 5 comments

I Have Sinus Issues, But I Don’t Even Know What a Sinus Is So you’re constantly hearing the word “sinus”: sinus rinse, sinus congestion, sinus infection, sinusitis…but have you stopped to think, ‘What exactly are the sinuses?’ Here is a rundown of the anatomy of your sinuses and how they function. The nose is the entryway towards the sinuses. The

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