Sinusitis Natural Treatment Rock Island IL

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.

Felipe Peren Enriquez, MD
(309) 797-5864
2560 24th St Ste 203
Rock Island, IL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1973

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Akshay K Mahadevia, MD
(563) 323-1229
1230 E Rusholme St Ste 303
Davenport, IA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bj Med Coll, Gujarat Univ, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1975

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Charles Bruyntjens
(563) 445-8000
1230 E Rusholme St Ste 105
Davenport, IA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

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Dr.Thomas Ade
(309) 762-5515
550 30th Ave # 12
Moline, IL
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Pulmonologist
General Information
Hospital: Trinity Med Ctr -West Campus, Rock Island, Il
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.4, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Edward L Ebert
(309) 779-4200
600 John Deere Rd
Moline, IL
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

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Humphrey Wong, MD
(563) 323-1229
1230 E Rusholme St Ste 303
Davenport, IA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1990

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Charles B Bruyntjens Jr, MD
(563) 445-8000
2035 Bridge Ave
Davenport, IA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1985

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Edward Louis Ebert, DO
(309) 757-9220
3403 32nd St
Moline, IL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Trinity Med Ctr -West Campus, Rock Island, Il; Illini Hosp, Silvis, Il
Group Practice: Medical Arts Associates Ltd

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Thomas Duane Ade
(309) 762-5515
550 30th Ave
Moline, IL
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

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Thomas Danl Ade, MD
(309) 762-5513
550 30th Ave Ste 12
Moline, IL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Trinity Med Ctr -West Campus, Rock Island, Il; Trinity Med Ctr -East Campus, Moline, Il; Illini Hosp, Silvis, Il
Group Practice: Ade's & Castro

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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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