Take a look at how Sinusitis affects Americans, by the numbers.
Colds, allergies, and sinus infections can block the nasal passages with mucus and swelling. Neti pots are widely available to irrigate the nose with salt water. Learn how to use them safely.Read More
According to the University of Maryland Medical Center sinus infections affect more than 31 million people, or one out of every seven adults, in the U.S. annually.Read More
When you suffer from a common cold, you will have nasal congestion that lasts between seven to 10 days that clears up when you use over-the-counter medications, like a decongestant. But if you have a sinus infection, that congestion lasts longer than 10 days and does not respond to an over-the-counter decongestant. Learn about the treatments that are available for sinus infections.Read More
How well does sinus surgery work? Here, Dr. Zachary M. Soler and Dr. Timothy L. Smith of Oregon Health and Science University provided a review of the literature.Read More
How can you tell when that lingering cold is actually a sinus infection? Dr. Jordan Josephson, a leading ear, nose and throat surgeon, explains the symptoms and treatment for each.Watch the video
Here, Dr. Weeks shares valuable information about the connection between allergies and sinus infections.Watch the video