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,…

Sinus Infections and Flying: Should you Avoid Air Travel with a Sinus Infection?

Flying is stressful enough when you’re in perfect health, so having a sinus infection and flying has the potential to be a miserable affair. And it can only make matters worse if you’re already dealing with sinus infection nausea or if sinus infections and anxiety go hand in hand for…

Early Signs of a Sinus Infection

The early signs of a sinus infection are very similar to the early signs of a cold, often causing confusion in individuals trying to self-diagnose. It’s not uncommon for us to receive calls asking about the difference between the two, especially from concerned parents asking, “How do I know if…

Altitude & Eustachian Tube Problems

Eustachian tube problems have a variety of causes ranging from allergies to sinus infections and ear infections, but there’s a subset of individuals who struggle with Eustachian tube problems due to frequent changes in altitude, including frequent flyers, hikers, divers, and even people who drive frequently through the mountains. Learn exactly…

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