When to Consider Surgery

. Posted in SURGERY

Sinus Surgery TimeChronic airway-digestive inflammatory disease (CAID) rarely, if ever, leads to death. Therefore, considering sinus surgery is more a quality - of-life issue than a life-or-death decision. Obviously, for those patients who suffer severely from sinus problems, this surgery can improve their quality of life immensely. Sinus surgery should never be performed for chronic

Chiropractic Care

. Posted in EAST HEALTH REMEDIES

Chiropractic Care for BodyChiropractic care is an alternative healing method for alleviating the nervous system from any interference, also known as subluxations of the spinal column. Both chiropractors and traditional medical practitioners agree that the nervous system acts as the body’s communication center, sending messages from the brain to the rest of the body through nerve roots.

Acupuncture

. Posted in EAST HEALTH REMEDIES

Acupuncture and Sinus DiseaseAcupuncture originated in China more than 5,000 years ago and gradually spread across the entire Asian continent and to the West. It is believed to be the longest continuously practiced form of medicine in the world. In the United States, acupuncture’s use has been on the rise since James Reston’s landmark article describing his experience with postsurgical pain and acupuncture, which was published

Syndromes Related to CAID

. Posted in SPECIAL PATIENTS

Special Syndromes of SinusThese sections discuss special situations that stem from CAID symptoms and/or their treatment, and as they relate to various other disorders.

NASAL POLYPS

CAID itself can cause an anatomical change to the interior of the nose. I frequently see patients who have developed nasal polyps; benign tumors that occur when chronic inflammation causes the membranes of the sinuses and nose

Mold and CAID

. Posted in MOLD

Mold and Sinus ProblemI have always believed that sinus disease was caused by both bacteria and fungus. Now, the latest scientific research proves that mold is a major cause of chronic airway-digestive inflammatory disease (CAID). It not only leads to sinus disease, it can affect each of the limbs that are connected to this disease process. Mold

Understanding Your Diagnosis

. Posted in TREATING SINUS DISEASE

Sinus Disease and DiagnosisThere are three general types of sinusitis or rhinosinusitis: acute, acute recurrent, and chronic. While all three types of sinusitis or rhinosinusitis are caused by inflammation, the duration of the inflammation defines your problem. See which of the following descriptions best describes your current state of health.

ACUTE SINUSITIS

Acute sinusitis is defined as a short-term

This initial hit of inflammation would probably lead you to believe that you had come down with a simple cold.