Allergies or COVID-19?

By Patricia Apr 14, 2020

Allergies or COVID-19?

At Detroit Sinus Center in Michigan, we see hundreds of cases of sinusitis and common allergies that affect the sinuses and breathing patterns of people here in the Greater Detroit area. In the past, we have provided resources that describe the difference between sinus infections and allergies.  However, given the... Read More

Can Scented Candles Cause Sinus Problems?

Many people feel like their sinuses become irritated around certain smells, which is often true. However, it is important to understand the difference between sinusitis and common allergies in order to diagnose the root of your sinus problems and begin healing.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 30... Read More

Understanding Your Fear of the Doctor

By Patricia Apr 07, 2019

Understanding Your Fear of the Doctor

Welcome back to our blog series all about facing your fear of the doctor. It’s important to work through this fear, as scary as it can be, because avoiding the doctor can put your health at risk. If you’ve been putting off coming into Detroit Sinus Center with your sinus... Read More

Preventing Sinusitis In Winter

By Patricia Dec 17, 2018

Preventing Sinusitis In Winter

Winters in Detroit are unforgiving — and even your sinusitis can be affected. The wet, heavy snowfalls, the ice-cold, bitterly dry days in January, none of it helps your nasal cavities. If you’re already prone to sinusitis, a Detroit winter can make it even worse. The sinus doctors at Detroit... Read More

The Incredible Benefits of Sinus Treatment

Of the many bodily systems we take for granted, the sinuses must rank among the top contenders. Who, after all, puts a lot of thought into breathing? It’s something we do every second of every single day, so automatically that we rarely give it conscious thought. And yet, the simple... Read More

Common Myths and Misconceptions About Sinusitis

When it comes to your personal health, it behooves you to be as informed as possible. When you have a solid understanding of what’s happening to your body, it’s much easier to know how to treat your conditions. Just like it’s easier to fix your car when you understand how... Read More

When to See a Sinus Doctor

By Patricia Apr 28, 2018

When to See a Sinus Doctor

The sinuses are one of the most important parts of the human body, and for some reason, they just don’t get the attention that they deserve. There are all kinds of conditions that constantly get mainstream attention, but sinus problems go under the radar for a lot of people. In... Read More

Is Exercising With a Sinus Infection Safe?

By DetroitSinusCenter Nov 17, 2017

Is Exercising With a Sinus Infection Safe?

As the cold air of fall begins to settle in and we start to stay inside a bit more, the chances of catching a cold and allergies flaring up increases, and so does the chance of getting a sinus infection. While you may be tempted to stop your regular exercise... Read More

How to Determine If You Have a Sinus Infection or Allergies

Allergies and sinus infections have many similar symptoms. Allergies are a result of histamine, a chemical released by your immune system. Sinus infections or sinusitis, on the other hand, is a bacterial or viral infection of the cavities around your nasal passage. Because both allergies and sinus infections affect the... Read More

Is My Sinus Infection Contagious?

By DetroitSinusCenter Sep 18, 2017

Is My Sinus Infection Contagious?

A question our sinus specialists in Southfield and Allen Park, MI get when patients come in for sinus infections is whether or not they're contagious. We get this question often for obvious reasons. The swelling and pressure from sinus infections can be uncomfortable, and nobody wants to inflict that on... Read More

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