Acute Sinusitis -- This is an acute infection of the sinuses and presents usually with nasal discharge and frontal headache.
What does AS stand for?
AS stands for Acute Sinusitis
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Washington, August 8 ( ANI ): Corticosteroids, frequently prescribed to alleviate acute sinusitis, show no clinical benefit in treating the condition, scientists found in a randomized controlled trial.
The guideline outlines a suggested process for assessing pediatric and adult patients for acute sinusitis, acute bronchitis, acute pharyngitis and acute otitis media and summarizes appropriate treatment for these conditions.
The study is important because 92% of patients with acute sinusitis in Britain and 85-98% in the US receive antibiotics.
This trial documents that the proteolytic pineapple enzyme Bromelain-POS is widely used in the treatment of young children diagnosed with acute sinusitis in Germany and that the use of proteolytic enzymes can benefit such patients.
Coverage includes the common cold, acute sinusitis, influenza, and croup, among others.
SUPPLEMENTS THAT HELP WITH SINUS INFECTIONS: * Bromelain, an enzyme derived from pineapple, has been reported to relieve symptoms of acute sinusitis * Vitamin C supplementation (1,000 mg three times per day) reduced histamine levels in people with either high histamine levels or low blood levels of vitamin C.