Sinusitis Natural Treatment East Hartford CT

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.

Naveen R Kanathur, MD
27 Burnside Ave
East Hartford, CT
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
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Male
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1996

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Naveen C Kanathur
(860) 528-7161
27 Burnside Ave
East Hartford, CT
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

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Debapriya Datta, MD
144 Main St
East Hartford, CT
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
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Female
Education
Medical School: Maulana Azad Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1991

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Solon Robert Cole, MD
(860) 527-4699
1 Gold St Apt 23E
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1962

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Marcy Levy Goldstein, MD
(860) 825-4579
9 Mohegan Dr
West Hartford, CT
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1996

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Mahmood H Yekta, MD
(860) 646-1222
27 Burnside Ave
East Hartford, CT
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Darbhanga Med Coll, Ln Mithila Univ, Laheriasarai, Bihar, India
Graduation Year: 1964

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Mahmood H Yekta
(860) 528-7161
27 Burnside Ave
East Hartford, CT
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

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Sharon A Diamen
(860) 545-2876
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

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Margaret E Woznica, MD
(860) 525-1904
673 Maple Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Akademia Med We Wroclawiu Im Piastow Slaskich, Wroclaw, Poland
Graduation Year: 1980

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Margaret E Woznica
(860) 525-1904
673 Maple Ave
Hartford, CT
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Pulmonary Disease

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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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