Hurricane Harvey’s Mold May Be Affecting Your Sinuses

Chronic sinus got you down? The cause may be Hurricane Harvey and its lasting effects on Houstonian’s homes and workplaces. If you suffer from sinusitis, consider the following tips for eradicating mold to can might alleviate your chronic sinusitis and help keep new sinus infections at bay.

When is Sinus Surgery Necessary?

There’s no such thing as a tolerable sinus infection. It likely won’t take more than a few sinus infections to wonder, “when is sinus surgery necessary?” Between sneezing, congestion, headaches, and pains, even a short sinus infection causes extreme discomfort. For some, just going to the doctor for a quick…

Do You Really Need Antibiotics for a Sinus Infection?

Fall is finally around the corner, but the cooler weather comes at a cost: annoying allergies. You’re likely familiar with congestion, coughing and sinus pain, sinus infections are uncomfortable affairs. Many of our patients ask, “Do you need antibiotics for a sinus infection?” As tempting as it may be to…

Kaplan Sinus Relief Now Offers IV Sedation for Balloon Sinuplasty

For years, patients suffering from chronic sinusitis didn’t have many appealing options for achieving relief. Over the counter medications don’t always work and can have bad side effects, and surgical options were painful and invasive. All that changed when Balloon Sinuplasty, a non-invasive and virtually painless sinusitis treatment, was introduced….

5 Foods that Help Fight Sinus Infections

Sinusitis is a painful, debilitating condition that can ruin even the best day. Between the sinus headaches, the facial pain, trouble breathing, stuffy nose, fatigue and all the other irritating symptoms, all you really want is relief! But it isn’t always so simple, sinus medications can have irritating side effects,…

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