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Managing Sinusitis With Chinese Medicine

Managing Sinusitis With Chinese Medicine

Most people describe blocked and painful sinuses as a blocked nose. While doctors call it acute or chronic sinusitis. What are Para-Nasal Sinuses?  The para-nasal sinuses are air filled spaces inside the skull that are lined with moist tissue. There’s four pairs: Frontal Sinus Maxillary Sinus Ethmoidal Sinus Sphenoidal Sinus What is Sinusitis? When there’s inflammation of the sinuses, this is called sinusitis. (-itis) meaning inflammation. This is usually due to viral, bacterial, fungal infection or allergic reactions. There are 4 types: Acute (resolves in 30 days) Sub-acute (30-90 days) Re-current (10 days between end and start of new episode) Chronic (90 days or more) Firstly, a

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