Sinusitis Natural Treatment Dublin GA

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.

Randall W Brown
(404) 252-7339
1100 Lake Hearn Dr
Atlanta, GA
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Pediatric Pulmonology

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Jeffrey Z Rymuza
(478) 923-5786
1554 Watson Blvd
Warner Robins, GA
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Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

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Bashir A Chaudhary
(706) 868-8555
3685 Wheeler Rd
Augusta, GA
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Pulmonary Disease

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Bruce Alan Cassidy, MD
2001 Peachtree Road Nw
Atlanta, GA
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Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
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Male
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Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1970

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Fawaz Faysal Akbik, MD
(404) 761-3525
1136 Cleveland Ave
East Point, GA
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Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Cairo, Fac Of Med, Cairo, Egypt (330-02 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1978

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Kenneth V Leeper
(404) 686-2505
550 Peachtree St Ne Fl 6
Atlanta, GA
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Pulmonary Disease

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Fred H Y Liu, MD
(706) 721-2423
5816 Carriage Hills Dr
Martinez, GA
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Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
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Male
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Medical School: Aurora Univ Fac Of Med, Shanghai, Kiangsu, China (Extinct)
Graduation Year: 1949

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Kenneth G Kalassian
(404) 605-5000
1968 Peachtree Rd Nw
Atlanta, GA
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Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists)

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Steven Marc Julius, MD
1100 Lake Hearn Dr NE Ste 450
Atlanta, GA
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Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology
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Male
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Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1995

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(770) 422-1372
55 Whitcher St Ne
Marietta, GA
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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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