Facts about Sinusitis and How to Deal With It
Sinusitis infection is the inflammation/swelling of the lining of sinuses and is associated with viral infections. This inflammation can block the passages in the sinuses where slimy fluid (mucus) is produced to keep the nose moistened. It is painful when mucus starts to pile up in the nasal openings because of the increased pressure inside them. An acute sinusitis infection (caused by allergies) can last up to 3 weeks while chronic sinus infection (usually caused by the viral and bacterial infections) can last up to 10 weeks. Acute Sinusitis is very common, affecting 1 every 10 people around the world each year. The overall feeling of having a sinusitis is like having a runny and stuffy nose and headache combined….