If you have a nasal obstruction that is more permanent on one side of the nose (e. g., a septal deviation, a nasal polyp, or scar tissue), you might find that you invariably choose to sleep with this side of the face closest to your pillow. Your nose will naturally become more congested because you are lying down, which is why people often complain that they are more congested at night. This congestion can lead to snoring. While you might
not notice that you snore, your spouse or partner certainly does.
Chronic sinusitis and nasal obstruction can lead to sleep apnea, a condition in which you might stop breathing for a few seconds while you are sleeping. When this occurs, the heart does not get the proper concentration of oxygen. As a result of the apnea, these patients no longer get the rapid eye movement (REM) sleep they need, thereby compounding their fatigue. As stated earlier, there is strong evidence that sleep apnea is often referred to as a silent killer and is one of the causes of heart disease and stroke.
Now that you recognize and understand your symptoms, you should realize that you are not alone. Many people suffer from CAID, most of whom never seek proper medical treatment. Othe
I believe that children develop CAID symptoms just the same as adults, but they often go undetected by pediatricians, who are not adequately trained in this condition. Most parents
The symptoms of GERD include heartburn, indigestion, reflux, and belching. If you experience these symptoms along with any of the sinusinfection symptoms just described, it is impo
Meningitis, encephalitis, and brain abscess are rare complications of sinus infection. However, they can be life threatening and need to be treated immediately. Each of these infec
Sinus problems can prevent you from sleeping well, which can lead to fatigue. Combined with an overall feeling of sickness, fatigue can actually lead to depression. Many major cond
Stress can certainly result from dealing with many of the symptoms caused by sinus disease, allergies, and asthma. For example, constant throat clearing is stressful for both suffe