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“Sinus” Posts

One of the prime areas of focus for BreatheAmerica and our team of specialists are sinus problems and concerns with sinusitis. As part of our core mission, rhinology focuses on the nose, which includes the sinuses and nasal passages. A rhinologist has the skill and training to address sinus problems. These articles are related to treatment of the sinuses and airway problems.

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Do Home Sinus Remedies Work?

When patients come to us at BreatheAmerica, they’ve usually been living with the pains of asthma, allergies, and sinus infections their whole lives. They’ve tried everything under the sun to get relief! The problem is that surface-level solutions will never work long-term. Only with a truly personalized treatment plan will you find lasting results. However, […]

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Finding an Allergy-Safe House

Finding a new family home is a lot of fun. Your kids run around pretending which rooms are theirs and you get to imagine yourself as the proud owner of a huge new kitchen—and here’s something else we want you to imagine while touring potential new homes: “Will this house help or hurt my or […]

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Common Allergy Triggers: Tree Pollen

Many people don’t realize that their “hay fever” may actually come only from a specific kind of pollen! Among the most common hay fever offenders are many types of trees—birch, maple, elm, mulberry, pecan, oak, and even Arizona cypress to name a few. So, what can you do to make sure you’re not exposing yourself […]

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Living with COPD During the Holidays

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is hard enough to manage as it is—with constant shortness of breath, frequent wheezing, and the inability to carry out normal daily activities. What makes it even harder is that people with COPD have a greater risk for depression, stress, and anxiety. Because of this, crowded, high-stress situations can be incredibly […]

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Sinus Relief: Foods That Actually Help

When you’re desperately experiencing sinus pressure, you wish that you could just reach into your head and release the blockage that’s causing that intense pain. While only an effective treatment plan can work to get you long-lasting, permanent relief, there are a few tricks that can help to find some temporary relief. When incorporated into your […]

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Are Allergies Impacting Your Sleep?

It’s hard enough to carry through each day with allergies, sinus problems, asthma, or COPD. And when you’re constantly being woken up by symptoms throughout the night, the following day can be even harder! Here are a few common reasons why our patients are having trouble sleeping through the night: Allergies and Sinus Problems We […]

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When are Frequent Sinus Headaches Serious?

Our simple answer? Always. Patients are often surprised to learn that their sinus headaches—as regular and predictable as they are—are actually NOT a fact of life. Here at BreatheAmerica, we know that frequent sinus headaches are really an indication that you’ve got a bigger airway problem at play. Chronic Sinusitis Constant congestion and frequent sinus […]

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When Your Sinuses Need Urgent Care

One of the biggest lies that we combat every single day is that people with severe sinuses have to live with their symptoms. Of course, when they come to us, these patients have been experiencing sinus infections, headaches, and miserable congestion on a regular basis for most of their lives. They simply can’t believe that […]

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Living With a Cat AND Cat Allergies

In our clinics, we see patients every day that are debilitated by their severe animal allergies. These allergies are no joke! That’s why people are amazed to hear that there actually are solutions for living with cats despite having serious allergic reactions to them in the past. Hypoallergenic Cats This is the obvious solution, but […]

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The Surprising Sinus Solution That Will Change Your Life

Our surprise solution? Your shower! You’re (hopefully) already using it every day. And you probably also know to use your shower’s steam to your advantage when you’re suffering from a sinus headache or stuffy head, but did you know that there are some creative liberties you can take with your shower time to REALLY maximize […]

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