Chronic Sinusitis = Sinus Disease
Chronic Sinusitis is a persistence and/or frequent recurrence of acute sinusitis of one or more sinus cavities
If the sinus sufferers cycle looks familiar, you’re not alone. Over 40 million in the U.S. have this condition.
There are 3 Types of Chronic Sinusitis:
- A persistent low-grade infection with periodic flare-ups of acute sinusitis
Individuals are to some extent always uncomfortable.
- Recurrent or repeated sinus infections, 2 or more per year (acute sinusitis)
Symptoms never seem to go away.
- Chronic inflammation with little or no infection
Continual sinus symptoms that can include sinus headaches, congestion, excessive mucus, post-nasal drainage, bad breath, fatigue.
Underlying Cause of Chronic Sinusitis
The primary underlying cause of chronic sinusitis is a persistent or chronically inflamed mucous membrane. There are a number of factors that contribute to causing this inflammation, most of which can be reduced or eliminated.
A holistic medical approach is highly effective in treating chronic sinusitis chiefly because it addresses each of these causes, while also relieving the symptoms.
Symptoms of Chronic & Fungal Sinusitis (more severe)
- Head and/or nasal congestion
- Post nasal drainage (clear or yellow/green)
- Muscle aches
- Diminished sense of smell
- Gastrointestinal symptoms (including indigestion and heartburn)
- Hopelessness, depression