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Sinusitis (also called 'rhinosinusitis') is an inflammation of the paranasal sinuses. It can arise as a result of infection, allergy, or autoimmune issues. Most cases are due to a viral infection and resolve over the course of 10 days.
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Sinusitis Info

Sinusitis is a common condition (alternatively rhinosinusitis) refers to an inflammation of the mucous membranes that line the paranasal sinuses. It can manifest itself due to infection, allergy, or autoimmune issues. Most cases of sinusitis are due to a viral infection and symptoms can take up to ten days to subside.

Acute sinusitis begins with a viral infection (usually) in the upper respiratory tract infection. Sometimes the infection happens to be of bacterial origin, the most common microbial agents are Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis. 

Until recently, Haemophilus influenzae was the most common bacterial agent to cause sinus infections. Interestingly enough, Haemophilus was the first free living organism to have its entire genome mapped.

Other sinusitis-causing bacteria include Staphylococcus aureus and other streptococci species, anaerobic bacteria and, less commonly, gram negative bacteria (Helicobacter, Salmonella, Shigella). 

Viral sinusitis typically lasts for up to 10 days, whereas bacterial sinusitis is more persistent. Viral sinusitis can sometimes result in bacterial sinusitis. It appears that the secondary bacterial infection has nasal irritation from nose blowing as its lead cause. 

So yes, try and hold off on the nose-blowing once you feel symptoms.

There are natural health remedies available that may help alleviate the symptoms of sinusistis.

Product Reviews

  • Solgar Quercetin Complex for Allergy

    A friend suggested I try these for a persistent cough that I'm pretty sure is due to some sort of allergy but haven't figured out what.
    She said it helped her.
    Nothing to lose so been taking for 3 months now. Definitely not coughing anywhere near as much but hasn't cured completely.
    Worthwhile taking these to help though.



  • Pleasant

    A nice oil, pleasant and soothing. In general its good, however I have had nicer more, authentic pine oils - that are more woody and fresh foresty scented (not too easy to come across however) but this one is definitely ok and nothing about it I could fault.



  • Bought again

    I researched various supplements for seasonal allergy and chose this one last year. I usually suffer pretty bad, permanently sniffing with sore runny eyes. I was very pleased with the result from Quercertin - much reduced symptoms making Spring enjoyable for once. I have just bought a large bottle again.



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