Breathing Exercises to Improve Your Sinuses

If you’ve been struggling with clogged sinuses lately, surely all you want is to breathe easy once again. While there are many different methods to clearing your sinuses, today we’ll discuss some breathing exercises. Trying breathing exercises is the best way to start your journey to sinus relief as it... Read More

How to Give Yourself a Sinus Massage

By Patricia Mar 08, 2021

How to Give Yourself a Sinus Massage

Clogged, congested sinuses can be annoying at best, but painful for some. Either way, you want relief and you want it fast. There’s nothing better than being able to breathe easily and passively through your nose — and we all know that we don’t appreciate that feeling until our sinuses... Read More

5 Natural Remedies for Seasonal Allergies

Spring is nearly upon us, but for many, that means that allergy season is starting. Unfortunately for this group, when the weather changes and the seasons shift, that means nasal congestion, runny nose, and itchy, watery eyes. If you fall in this group, you’re probably wondering how to get through... Read More

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

Getting Over Your Fear of the Doctor

By Patricia Mar 26, 2019

Getting Over Your Fear of the Doctor

We all likely know at least one person who’s afraid of the doctor — that person may very well be ourselves. Going to the doctor is not exactly what one would call “fun,” but for some people, it’s anxiety-inducing and downright terrifying. A fear of the doctor (otherwise known as... 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

5 Ways You’re Making Your Sinusitis Worse

By DetroitSinusCenter Sep 13, 2017

5 Ways You’re Making Your Sinusitis Worse

Sinus infections are never fun. Especially since they commonly occur after other illnesses like the cold or flu. Often, sinus infections last for about a week and then tend to go away. But for many people, their sinus infection can last longer and become worse. When this occurs, you may... Read More

What to Do Before & After Balloon Sinuplasty

By DetroitSinusCenter Aug 14, 2017

What to Do Before & After Balloon Sinuplasty

Balloon sinuplasty is a treatment we provide at our Allen Park and Southfield offices to help relieve pain and pressure from chronic sinus infections. This safe, effective procedure requires no cutting or removal of any bone or tissue. Dr. Pinnock, our sinusitis specialist will use small balloons that they place... Read More

Are Over-the-Counter Nasal Sprays Dangerous?

By DetroitSinusCenter Aug 14, 2017

Are Over-the-Counter Nasal Sprays Dangerous?

Over-the-counter (OTC) nasal sprays are designed to give you temporary relief from nasal congestion and do help decongest your nasal passages if you are experiencing a slight cold or some minor nasal blockage. After some time however, nasal decongestants can begin to make your sinitus symptoms even worse and eventually... Read More

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