What Causes Nasal Swelling?

Nasal swelling: It’s one of those sinus symptoms that show up on lists for everything from a sinus infection to rhinitis to allergies. But what causes nasal swelling? Is the culprit behind this uncomfortable nasal state of affairs the same for all of these illnesses?  At Kaplan Sinus Relief, we…

Have a Stuffy Nose & Can’t Breathe? Here Are Your Options.

When you have a stuffy nose and can’t breathe, it can be hard to remember what it was like to inhale through both of your nostrils without struggling. To add insult to injury, finding a solution to your congestion issues isn’t always as straightforward as you might expect.  But don’t…

What to do if your Sinus Headache Won’t Go Away

From the moment you wake up in the morning to the moment you lay down at night, your sinus headache won’t go away. It’s this kind of patient — the kind who struggles with chronic sinus issues — in which sinus treatments like balloon sinuplasty are made for.   If you…

Sinus Infection Odor: When Sinusitis Raises a Stink

Sinus infection odors — specifically, bad smells that emanate from your nose and nostrils — can be one of the many joys of sinusitis. However, it’s a symptom that not many patients associate with sinus infections, and as a result, it can go overlooked until other symptoms worsen.   So,…

Deviated Septum and Sleep Apnea

Can sleep apnea be caused by a deviated septum? Many patients assume that a deviated septum and sleep apnea are a package deal. In reality, having a deviated septum doesn’t mean that you’re going to struggle with sleep apnea, and if you struggle with sleep apnea, that doesn’t mean you…

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