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Sinus Infection Symptoms

Sinus Infection Symptoms

by Dr. Patrick Quillin, PhD,RD,CNS
How many sinuses do you have and where are they? You have eight sinuses, two behind your forehead called the frontal sinuses, two in your cheekbones called the maxillary sinuses, two in the bones behind your nose called sphenoid sinuses and two between your eyes called ethmoid sinuses. What is the function of sinuses? They have various functions, they lighten your skull, improve your voice resonance, act as air cushions protecting the skull from trauma and finally their main function is to produce mucus that moistens your nostrils and helps protect your from irritable agents and bacteria. Who is vulnerable […]
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Sinus Infection Causes

by Dr. Patrick Quillin, PhD,RD,CNS
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Sinus and Bacteria Sinus infection causes are a simple chain of events that lead to an over production of bacteria in the nasal passages. The nasal passages can become constricted and swollen due to colds or even allergies. When a person has a cold, the post nasal drip causes the nasal passages to become inflamed and mucus is produced. This mucus contains bacteria that then grows causing an infection to occur.   Sinus Infection Causes Another of the sinus infection causes is allergies. The body’s response to a substance that it is allergic to, is irritation. This irritation leads to […]
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Sinus Infection

by Dr. Patrick Quillin, PhD,RD,CNS
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Early biologists categorized all of life as either plant or animal. Then they discovered fungi, which sometimes look like tiny mushrooms under a microscope. Fungi neither move for their food, like animals, nor do they gather energy from the sun, like plants. Fungi generate an amazing array of enzymes to dissolve dead or dying plant and animal material. Fungi digest the fallen leaves in your backyard, the dead animal on the highway, and much more. Fungi, Bacteria & Rabbits Fungi generate so many spores that they make bacteria and rabbits look infertile in comparison. Fungi that cause smut on corn […]