• Sinusitis What it is and What to Do About It

    Sinus infection

    Almost nothing is more aggravating than perpetually blocked sinuses. Sinusitis, or sinus infections, afflict a lot of people, particularly after a cold or flu. They can also be a result of nasal allergies, which afflict about 50 million people in America. Sinusitis is one of the most common health problems in the United States, hitting 37 million people a year; and chronic sinusitis sends people in America to the doctor 18-22 million times a year.

    How Serious is a Sinus Infection?

    Ear nose and throat specialists usually categorize sinus infections into several types. An acute infection lasts less than four weeks, while a subacute bout of sinusitis lasts from four to 12 weeks. If an ENT finds your sinus infection going beyond 12 weeks, it will be classified as chronic. A chronic sinus infection Continue Reading