The Facts about Sinusitis

Written by Joe Miller


Simply put, sinusitis is inflammation ofrepparttar lining of your sinuses.


The sinuses are located behindrepparttar 150731 eyes,repparttar 150732 cheeks, andrepparttar 150733 jaw. They are chambers in which mucous is produced to clean outrepparttar 150734 bacteria that we take in every day throughrepparttar 150735 mouth and nose. The mucous moves alongrepparttar 150736 cilia, which are tiny, moving hairs that maneuverrepparttar 150737 mucous. Sinusitis creates difficulties forrepparttar 150738 sinuses as they try to do their job, becauserepparttar 150739 cilia cease to move andrepparttar 150740 sinuses either produce too much mucous or too little.

Possible Causes

Sinusitis can be caused in a variety of ways. The inflammation ofrepparttar 150741 sinus lining is sensitive to changes in temperature or humidity, and often swimming, diving, extreme changes in temperature, and smoking will set off inflammation. The reason these things can cause sinusitis is that they create a friendly environment for bacteria and viruses.

For example, smoking paralyzesrepparttar 150742 cilia, causingrepparttar 150743 sinuses to think that there are bacteria or a virus and to produce more mucous. Sincerepparttar 150744 cilia cannot move,repparttar 150745 mucous just sits there, congests, and becomes a breeding ground for more bacteria, creating a sinus infection. Stagnant water or liquid buildup from water activities can produce similar effects. Or, if a virus has already infectedrepparttar 150746 sinuses and swelling occurs, thenrepparttar 150747 produced mucous will build up even more. Sinusitis is justrepparttar 150748 beginning of any nasal problem.

What many people donít know is that sinusitis, though beginning inrepparttar 150749 sinuses can also contribute to an ear infection. The reason is thatrepparttar 150750 sinuses andrepparttar 150751 ears are connected throughrepparttar 150752 Eustachian tube, and something as simple as sneezing can push infection right out torepparttar 150753 ears. Not only can infection move out torepparttar 150754 ears but also down torepparttar 150755 lungs. Sinusitis is not entirely unrelated to an upper respiratory infection. Often Sinusitis, ear infection, and upper respiratory infection have similar, if notrepparttar 150756 same, causes.

How to prevent eye damages from tanning beds

Written by Guido Stiehle

While most people think tanning beds are completely safe,repparttar truth is that there are two issues to consider with indoor tanning. First, indoor tanning can lead to skin cancer and you can experience eye damage from tanning beds. The key in both cases is to make wise choices and takerepparttar 150730 appropriate measures to ensure you are safe when using a tanning bed.

Keep in mind that tanning beds are big business - so big that about $2 billions dollars a year is spent by people wanting to get a dark, golden tan. One ofrepparttar 150731 main problems seen inrepparttar 150732 tanning industry is that too many are so interested inrepparttar 150733 money that they make exaggerated claims just to getrepparttar 150734 business. The problem is that obviously, people are being put at risk and have no idea. Therefore, remember that tanning beds and eye damage can go hand-in-hand.

Now, to avoid both skin and eye damage from tanning beds, I want to give you some easy to follow instructions. First, always visit a reputable tanning salon that uses quality beds, disinfects them carefully after each person, changes out bad bulbs, and monitorsrepparttar 150735 amount of time people userepparttar 150736 beds. It can be far too tempting to go with a cheaply priced salon but in this case, you do not want to skimp on quality.

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