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. Others will treat some symptoms and not others. But it is only when the entire disease process is treated effectively that you will get the best possible result. Comprehensive medical care can often allow all of your symptoms to disappear as you maintain control over your health.
While it is true that sinus disease is usually benign, it can ruin your quality of life. Some people believe that they may have a constant cold or an allergy, when in fact their condition is much worse. These patients live with chronic headaches or fatigue, thinking that they must forever endure these symptoms. Some patients feel that it is normal not to have developed a sense of smell or taste or, worse, may not even realize that these senses are diminished. All of these people are facing potentially significant health problems. Until these symptoms are diagnosed properly and then treated, you will never be aware of how much better, fuller, and richer your life can be.
The rest of this site addresses the specific branches of CAID and how each of their symptoms and conditions are related to specific aspects of this greater disease process. The next step to reclaiming your good health is to understand how these diseases affect your body and what you need to do to treat them effectively.