Sinusitis Natural Treatment Columbus MS

If you’ve got chronic sinusitis, you’ve probably bounced from doctor to doctor, trying countless antibiotics, enduring hellish sinus drainage—maybe even undergoing surgery. And more than likely, your headaches, congestion, and exhaustion haven’t improved. Fortunately, a number of alternative therapies can help you hop off the sinus'treatment merry-go-round.

Lance E Busch
(662) 327-3195
255 Baptist Blvd
Columbus, MS
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

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Dr.Susan Taylor
(662) 327-8455
425 Hospital Dr # 1
Columbus, MS
Gender
F
Speciality
Pulmonologist
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Hospital: Baptist Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Mark Rollin Bowling
(601) 984-5650
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

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David Orien Westbrook, MD
(601) 981-9503
971 Lakeland Dr Ste 1052
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: St Dominic-Jackson Memorial H, Jackson, Ms
Group Practice: Jackson Pulmonary Assoc

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Jerry Donald Hyer Jr, MD
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1994

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Lance E Busch, DO
(662) 327-3195
255 Baptist Blvd Ste 302
Columbus, MS
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Sch Of Osteo Med, Stratford Nj 08084
Graduation Year: 1983

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Sayeed B Aziz, MBBS
(228) 467-1202
835 Thames Ave
Bay Saint Louis, MS
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dhaka Med Coll, Dhaka, Bangladesh (704-0
Graduation Year: 1990

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Richmond L Alexander III, MD
(601) 553-2000
2024 15th St Fl 2
Meridian, MS
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Jeff Anderson Reg Med Ctr, Meridian, Ms; Riley Memorial Hospital, Meridian, Ms
Group Practice: Meridian Medical Assoc

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Edward Harris Holmes, MD
(601) 553-2000
2024 15th St # F
Meridian, MS
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Jeff Anderson Reg Med Ctr, Meridian, Ms; Riley Memorial Hospital, Meridian, Ms
Group Practice: Meridian Medical Assoc

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William Chappell Pinkston, MD
(601) 981-9503
107 Windrush Dr
Ridgeland, MS
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Mississippi Baptist Health Sys, Jackson, Ms; Central Mississippi Med Ctr, Jackson, Ms
Group Practice: Jackson Pulmonary Assoc

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Alternative Medicine Cabinet - End Sinusitis Naturally

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By Sara Altshul

If you’ve got chronic sinusitis, you’ve probably bounced from doctor to doctor, trying countless antibiotics, enduring hellish sinus drainage—maybe even undergoing surgery. And more than likely, your headaches, congestion, and exhaustion haven’t improved. Fortunately, a number of alternative therapies can help you hop off the sinus-treatment merry-go-round.

Sinusitis is an infection in the passages behind your cheeks, nose, and eyes that often follows a cold or crops up during allergy season. Symptoms may include a green or yellow nasal discharge, postnasal drip, headache, or facial tenderness. A toothache, fever, or exhaustion can also signal an attack of sinusitis. So can decreased sense of smell. An infection can last a week, a month—even years.

The good news? You can cure sinusitis yourself, no matter how long you’ve had the condition—if you address its multiple causes. So asserts Robert S. Ivker, DO, assistant clinical professor in the departments of family medicine and otolaryngology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, and author of Sinus Survival (Tarcher/Putnam, 2000). Other healers, such as Roberta Roberts Mittman, LAc, a licensed acupuncturist and founder of the Park Avenue Center for Well Being in New York City, agree. In Mittman’s experience, natural approaches, including diet, acupuncture, herbs, and supplements can keep you free of sinus problems permanently.

Ivker blames air pollution for the rising number of sinusitis cases. “Most major cities are significantly polluted, and the problem is worsening,” he says. “Since our nose and sinuses are our primary air filters, every breath in a polluted environment introduces irritants that can cause inflammation, swelling, and increased mucus production.”

Additionally, says Ivker, when your immune system is sluggish, either from general neglect or frequent courses of antibiotics, fungi such as candida and yeast can overwhelm the body and trigger chronic sinusitis. “Stress can reduce our immune system’s ability to fight off infection,” adds Betsy Blazek-O’Neill, MD, medical director of the Integrated Medicine Program at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. “Stress management efforts are key to preventing sinusitis—and everything else that afflicts us.”

Acupuncture to the rescue

“Many of my patients have chronic sinusitis, and have tried other treatments first,” says Mittman, who combines acupuncture with diet, herbs, and supplements to blunt allergies. “There’s no one-size-fits-all treatment for sinusitis,” she says. “I use an eclectic approach to help the body heal itself.” Depending on their condition, Mittman’s patients generally start feeling better after three to five acupuncture treatments—or sooner.

“I’ve had sinus problems on and off for years, mostly due to seasonal allergies,” says Anne Shaner, a 33-year-old New Yorker who works in television production. “Last year, I had bronchitis in addition to sinusitis, and I was in a lot of pa...

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