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Is it a Sinus Headache or a Migraine? How to Tell the Difference

Sinus Headache or a Migraine

With the appearance of spring, comes the arrival of allergy season and it’s in full force this year! While the weather is warming up and many of us are spending […]

How to Ease and Prevent Chronic Sinusitis

Prevent Chronic Sinusitis

You know when your nasal passages and sinuses aren’t moist, they aren’t happy, and neither are you. Usually, when you have dry mucous membranes, inflammation is present, and that only […]

Drain Away With These Nasal Irrigation Tips

Nasal Irrigation Tips

Sinus inflammation is a condition that many patients are all too familiar with. Your nose feels like it is perpetually stuffed and you can’t breathe. A common condition, inflammation of […]

Top Foods for Your Respiratory System

Foods That Help Breathing

Many of us have heard of the saying, “you are what you eat,” and it’s true. Vitamins and minerals are one of the keys to having a healthy body and […]

Itchy Ear Remedies and Tips

Itchy Ear Remedies

Having an itch is usually no big deal, but when you have an itchy ear canal, it can drive you crazy. Your ears are a sensitive organ, so when you […]

I had an upper left molar tooth extracted last month; I suspect my cribriform plate was broken, can this cause Anosmia?

Anosmia-after-a-molar-tooth - extract

Question: I had an upper left molar tooth extracted last month. The extraction was painful, for more than 20 min. The dentist pushed my head, pulled and twisted the molar. […]

Is It Sinus or Tooth Pain?


Sinus infections? Let’s face it: They’re a pain. On top of typical symptoms (like nasal congestion, facial pressure and pain, a runny nose…), sinus infections can throw another curveball. They […]

Is Your Sinus Medicine Useless?


If you’re taking medicine after medicine and your sinuses are still wreaking havoc, then it might be time for an OTC intervention. Wouldn’t it feel good to clear out that […]

Are Sinus Problems Making Me Snore?


Does getting a good night’s sleep seem…well, like a far-off dream? In some cases, a sinus infection might be to blame. Surprised? Sinusitis can be linked to snoring, which can […]

Blame Your Body for Sinusitis?

elevated sleeping for sinusitus

In the U.S., one of the most common chronic conditions is chronic sinusitis. For at least eight weeks — and up to three months — people with the pesky condition […]