5 Impressive Facts About Allergic Rhinitis

40 – 50 Million in USA have allergic rhinitis 10-30%  of adults have allergic rhinitis (49% under age 35) Almost 40% of children miss some school each year due to allergies Allergic rhinitis accounts for 12 Million doctor-visits per year 55% of those with sinusitis have a history of allergic rhinitis 95% of those with asthma have rhinitis I am … Read more

STOP BREATHING: Your Air Is Killing You (and what to do about it)

1.  Stop Smoking. If you have sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, or asthma (or your children do), and you smoke …. seriously?!  Really?  Stop, duh.  It’s not cool any more. Stay away from tobacco and other smoke.  Even the smell of smoke that you can smell on other people – on their clothes, in their hair, on their furniture – is … Read more

What is Sinusitis ?

Sinusitis in children is almost always associated with rhinitis – it is rare to see sinusitis without inflammation of the nose also.  Most clinicians who treat children with sinusitis therefore refer to “rhinosinusitis,” and treat both the rhinitis and the sinusitis.  Due to the relationship between the lining of the nose and sinuses (respiratory epithelium), and the … Read more