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Risk of sinus infection increases with Autumn

Autumn is usually associated with an increased incidence of sinus infections and sinus headaches. Sinus infections affect 31 million people in America annually and results in 18 million visitors to doctors. It also costs the country over $5.8 million annually. Untreated sinus infection can lead to complications of eyes, nose or middle and ear and the effects may be apparent for years. Symptoms of sinusitis include: fatigue, headache, pain or pressure in face, toothache, cough, ear pressure, blocked nose and thick yellow-green nasal discharge.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Forbes - Health Day News

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About: Risk of sinus infection increases with Autumn

Date: 14 October 2004

Source: Forbes - Health Day News

Author: Robert Preidt


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