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Suffering from Sinusitis? Part 1

By Eric Makker BHSc .Comp Med.ND RC Hom Integrated medical naturopath, Lecturer. Pges 52 -54 Healthy Options mag Feb 07.

Suffering from Sinusitis? Part 1
What are the most common dietary allergies as far as sinuses are is concerned? They include the mucous producing dairy products, especially cows milk and ice cream, but also foods such as bananas, breads, biscuits, pasta, noodles, processed breakfast cereals and refined sugars such s sweets. Protein rich foods seem to be all right.

How many people do you know that sniff, clear their nose or have a tissue up their nose? Some sinusitis sufferers have an almost continual facial pain or low-grade headaches, whilst some rely upon drugs like pseudoephedrine, paracetamol or even steroidal nasal sprays to get relief from this affliction. Sinusitis can be the cause of annoying condition known as postnasal drip where catarrh (mucus) drains almost continually from the sinus cavities down the back of the throat. Some sufferers can literally smell and taste mucus or catarrh almost continually. Postnasal drip can even lead to nausea, a sore throat and bad breath. What kind of quality of life is that? 

It has been estimated that up to 12 per cent of the population is afflicted with sinusitis, with many others spasmodically, so find out the relationship to sinusitis conditions in this article.

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