Sinusitis Natural Treatment Ionia MI

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.

Naser Mohamad Elsouri, MD
6081 S Bankle Ct
Dearborn Heights, MI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Jordan, Fac Of Med, Amman, Jordan
Graduation Year: 1985

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Timothy Daum
(616) 949-8244
4100 Lake Dr Se
Grand Rapids, MI
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

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Mark I Pensler
(734) 324-3528
2333 Biddle St
Wyandotte, MI
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

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Ibrahim F Abdulhamid, MD
(419) 241-6106
3901 Beaubien St
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
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Male
Education
Medical School: Al Arab Med Univ, Fac Of Med, Benghazi, Libya
Graduation Year: 1977

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Ravinder Gandhi
(734) 281-3080
2025 Ford Ave
Wyandotte, MI
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

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Trudy Ann Kantra, DO
(517) 484-2760
1200 E Michigan Ave Ste 415
Lansing, MI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1991

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Pamela R Sud, MD
(810) 720-3980
G-3499 S Linden Road
Flint, MI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
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Female
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1993

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Autumn Patricia Clos, MD
1200 E Michigan Ave Ste 145
Lansing, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1987

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Robert Lawrence Begle, MD
(248) 551-0497
3535 W 13 Mile Rd # Rd-502
Royal Oak, MI
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1978

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Lisa Diane Stagner, DO
(313) 916-2600
Northville, MI
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Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
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Female
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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