Posts From April, 2020

What Are The Different Types of Sinus Infection?

Infection in the sinus cavities that surround the nose can be viral, acute bacterial, chronic bacterial, or fungal. VIRAL SINUS INFECTION – Viral is the most common and is what we feel when we have a cold. In this sinus infection, there is an abrupt onset, more common in the winter, with congestion and sinus […]

Can Sleep Apnea Cause Mental Health Issues?

It is well established that obstructive sleep apnea can create many medical issues. It has been associated with a higher incidence of hypertension, cardiac arrhythmia, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and obesity. Less well understood is the correlation between obstructive sleep apnea and mental health issues. Compared with patients not diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, a […]

Can my allergy or sinus issues increase my risk of developing viral infections?

We all have defenses against viral infections. These include systemic immunity and local immunity. Systemic Immunity Systemic immunity refers to our overall health and full-body immune system. This can be compromised by immune disorders that weaken the immune system as well as general illnesses, such as diabetes that also tend to make people more susceptible […]

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