Sinusitis Natural Treatment Keene NH

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.

Jeffrey P Newcomer, MD
(603) 354-5400
590 Court St
Keene, NH
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
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Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1975

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Stephen Francis Rowe, MD
(603) 623-3516
706 Riverway Pl
Bedford, NH
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1975

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Peter Edward Corrigan, MD
(603) 623-3516
31 Riverway Pl
Bedford, NH
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1979

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Dr.Alejandro Saranglao
(603) 742-5252
789 Central Avenue
Dover, NH
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M
Speciality
Pulmonologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Richard Arthur Marcucci, MD
(603) 663-2533
1 Elliot Way
Manchester, NH
Specialties
Emergency Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1972
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Hospital: Elliot Hosp, Manchester, Nh

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Bhavish Shah
(603) 527-2970
85 Spring St
Laconia, NH
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

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Dr.David Reeves
(603) 335-0909
21 Whitehall Rd # 302
Rochester, NH
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med
Year of Graduation: 1979
Speciality
Pulmonologist
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Hospital: Frisbie Memorial
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.2, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Alex Brown
(603) 436-5110
333 Borthwick Ave
Portsmouth, NH
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease

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Charles Ronald Felton, MD
(603) 436-4614
278 Lafayette Rd
Portsmouth, NH
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1977

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Albee Lewis Budnitz
(603) 577-3300
280 Main Street
Nashua, NH
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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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