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Nose breathing versus mouth breathing

Nose breathing versus mouth breathing   Nose breathing versus mouth breathing has numerous benefits that can impact our health.  When we are born, nature conditions us to breathe preferentially through the nose. In fact infants are obligate nose breathers. First, breathing through the nose allows for humidification and filtering of the air we breath and […]

Recurrent Sinusitis

Recurrent Sinusitis   Do you suffer from multiple sinus infections every year? If you require treatment for a sinus infection four or more times a year you may fall into a category known as recurrent acute sinusitis. There may be different reasons for recurring infections including immune problems or allergies. However, many people with recurrent […]

Nevada Sinus Relief

The journey towards establishing Nevada Sinus Relief as a center focused on care of patients with sinus problems began with the objective of merging customized and personal medical care with the best advances in technology based on research and outcomes. Let’s start with the advent of balloon catheter dilation of the sinus openings to relieve […]

Nasal and Sinus Rinses

Why do Ear, Nose and Throat surgeons as well as Allergists recommend using sinus rinses for their patients with sinus and allergy problems?   The history of using a nasal rinse to help treat allergies and sinus problems such as congestion, excessive mucus and post-nasal drainage is rooted in Ayurvedic medicine thousands of years ago. […]

Will treating your sinuses help manage asthma?

Will treating your sinuses help manage asthma?    Under the concept of the unified airway, optimizing sinus treatment including relief from congestion, post nasal drainage and facial pressure has significant benefits for people who also have asthma. Numerous journal articles now underscore the advantages of correcting diseased sinuses in decreasing asthma attacks, reducing chronic cough, […]

Covid-19 and Sinus Disease

      Covid-19 and Sinus Disease Does having chronic sinusitis put you at increased risk for Covid-19? The short answer to this question is no. The novel corona-virus results in increased risk for developing a more serious form of the infection in patients with certain health conditions. These include lung problems, hypertension or high […]

Sinusitis Facts

Sinus problems are very common. In fact, according to the CDC, 28.9 million people (11.6% of the US population) have been diagnosed with chronic sinusitis. In addition, 14.7% of people had at least one episode of sinusitis in the past year. This results in 22 million visits to physicians each year. Sinusitis is basically an […]

ROLE OF THE ENT NURSE PRACTITIONER AT NEVADA SINUS RELIEF

The integration of a well-trained Nurse Practitioner specializing in ENT/sinus conditions at Nevada Sinus Relief first began five years ago and has expanded with Zonia Fiesta, APRN joining our team. Zonia completed her formal education at the University of Washington and the University of Nevada. She worked as an Intensive Care Unit nurse and in the […]

Recurrent Sinusitis

Do you suffer from multiple sinus infections every year? If you require treatment for a sinus infection four or more times a year, your episodes may fall into a category known as recurrent acute sinusitis. There may be different reasons for recurring infections including immune problems or allergies. However, many people with recurrent acute sinusitis […]

Use of Intranasal steroids for rhinitis and sinusitis

Use of intranasal steroids for rhinitis and sinusitis have been a mainstay of treatment for allergic rhinitis and chronic rhinitis for decades.  Nasal spray delivery systems have been used for over 30 years. Basically, steroids are potent anti-inflammatory medications.  They can decrease a number of symptoms associated with nose allergies and irritation of the nasal […]

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