Sinusitis Natural Treatment Dunkirk NY

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.

Felixberto I Cosico, MD
(716) 296-5543
425 Main St
Dunkirk, NY
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1991

Data Provided by:
Felixberto I Cosico Jr, MD
(716) 296-5543
Dunkirk, NY
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Lake Shore Hospital, Irving, Ny
Group Practice: Cherry Creek Medical Ctr

Data Provided by:
Felixberto Cosico
(716) 672-6673
50 Brigham Rd
Fredonia, NY
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists)

Data Provided by:
Robert Elmer Westlake Jr, MD
(315) 492-5795
5070 Reis Cir
Fayetteville, NY
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1974

Data Provided by:
Hae Soon Lee, MD
(516) 365-9889
126 Hemlock Rd
Manhasset, NY
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ewha Women'S Univ, Coll Of Med, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1972

Data Provided by:
Asif Ali Saberi, MD
325 Central Ave
Dunkirk, NY
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: L T M Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1992

Data Provided by:
Tinofa Ozias Muskwe, MD
(716) 679-2233
12 Center St Ste 1
Fredonia, NY
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Karl-Marx Univ, Bereich Med, Leipzig, Germany (407-14 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided by:
John Francis Ferguson
(845) 342-5681
210 E Main St
Middletown, NY
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care (Intensivists)

Data Provided by:
Gita N Lisker
(516) 465-5400
410 Lakeville Rd
New Hyde Park, NY
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

Data Provided by:
Chaim J Bernstein
(718) 252-3590
3131 Kings Hwy
Brooklyn, NY
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

Alternative Medicine Cabinet - End Sinusitis Naturally

Provided by: 

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...

Copyright 1999-2009 Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living/Alternative Medicine/InnoVisi...