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How Bad Are Your Sinuses?

Sore face, stuffy nose, coughing and sneezing...sound like you? Evaluate your symptoms to find out if you could be a candidate for a procedure called Balloon Sinuplasty, which greatly reduces the suffering experienced by chronic sinusitis patients.

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What is Sinusitis?

Sinusitis is the swelling or inflammation of the tissues within the sinuses. When your sinuses swell they can become blocked and fill with fluid. This causes bacteria or viruses to grow and causes infections. Sinusitis causes breathing problems, headaches, and so many other symptoms that make daily life a struggle.

Some sinusitis cases will go away on their own or with antibiotics but this isn’t always the case. If you are one of the many Americans suffering from sinusitis that you feel like you just can't get rid of, Hillcrest ENT can help.

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You Can Overcome Chronic Sinusitis

Patients who struggle with chronic sinusitis will do anything to get sinus pain relief. There are many different ways to overcome sinusitis and the method that will work best for you is determined by the type of sinusitis you have.

Hillcrest ENT can find the right sinusitis treatment for you and help you overcome your chronic sinusitis

Medication

Most people start by visiting the local pharmacy in an attempt to self medicate but there are so many choices that it can get confusing as to what medication will treat your exact symptoms. Many over the counter medicines have unnecessary ingredients and even if you choose the right medication it may only provide short-term relief.

Natural Home Remedies

Sometimes going to the pharmacy is not an option and you have to turn to home remedies. Home remedies can range from simple lifestyle changes to crazy gadgets that don’t actually work. Some home remedies that actually work include:

  • Humidifiers: Steam is an effective tool to open up nasal passages and reduce swelling.
  • Neti Pot: Neti pots are very effective but they can cause more damage if not properly used. Be sure to read instructions carefully.
  • Warm/Cold Press: Warm or cold packs may help to decrease inflammation resulting in a reduction of pain.
  • Stay Hydrated: Drinking plenty of water can help to keep your sinus issues at ease.

Sinus Surgery

Sinus surgery may be a long-term option for patients who suffer from chronic sinusitis. Sinus surgeries can be painful and are only necessary for certain situations. For most patients there are alternatives to surgery. Some surgical procedures include:

  • Deviated Septum Surgery: while some deviated septums may be severe and need surgery, most of the time deviated septums do not display symptoms to the degree that requires surgery.
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery: Endoscopic surgery may be required when there is an internal physical problem with the nose.

Alternatives to surgery exist and are generally safer and cheaper!

Ways to overcome sinusitis include natural remedies

Balloon Sinuplasty is Affordable

Balloon Sinuplasty is a safe in-office procedure that is a minimally invasive alternative to surgery. It does not involve cutting, the removal of bone, bleeding, or a long recovery. Balloon Sinuplasty can have you breathing again the same day.

The Balloon Sinuplasty procedure will address the root cause of your sinus pressure. A small balloon is inserted into the sinus cavity and then inflated in order to open it up. You will be able to get back to your normal life within 24 hours.

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Long-Lasting Treatment Options for Sinusitis Do Exist!

You have suffered for far too long; it is time to find relief. At Hillcrest ENT we will help you to get to the root problem of your chronic sinusitis so that we can determine the best treatment options for you.

You can be breathing again in no time!

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