Month: March 2014

Sinusitis or Sinus Infection

Sinusitis is the inflammation of tissue within the sinuses. Infection can occur while the sinuses are blocked. Symptoms of sinusitis include a runny nose, stuffiness, congestion, and face tenderness. To diagnose, a doctor can perform tests but typically a physical examination will suffice. The doctor may push on the sinus area for signs of tenderness. …

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Spring Allergies

Spring is two days away, technically. Does not exactly feel like it though. The arrival of spring also means the arrival of seasonal spring allergies for over 35 million Americans. Allergies occur when pollen enters a person and the immune system mistakes it for a foreign organism such as bacteria or a virus. The immune …

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