Sinusitis is no day at the beach.

By HealthFirst on April 15, 2013 in News


Want to avoid sinusitis, which is an annoying and sometimes painful inflammation of the sinuses? Then don’t let your allergies or stuffed nose linger. If stuffiness lasts more than 7 days, come see us for a quick check. We can do a simple, safe sinus X-ray to check for sinusitis. Just so you know, a sinus X-ray delivers 20 mrem of radiation and living in Colorado delivers about 90 mrem a year. Health First has a wide variety of Sinusitis treatment options. We’ll get you in, out and better in no time.

Facts about sinusitis:
–  Our Mt. Pleasant office sees more sinusitis cases because Mt. Pleasant folks tend to tough it out a bit too long  before coming in for help. Let’s get it together Mt. P.
–  Sinusitis is a famous source of bacterial meningitis
–  Sinusitis often feels exactly like bad allergies
–  Steroid shots can bring significant relief while waiting for antihistamines kick in
–  Every year, Health First sees a few cases of severe, stubborn, neglected sinusitis requiring surgical intervention and lavage

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