More than 37 million Americans suffer from chronic sinusitis, making it the most common chronic condition in the country. Millions more suffer from nasal allergies that can lead to sinusitis. If left untreated, it can lead to headaches, blood infections, meningitis, and neurological disorders.
Over the last two years, however, research has led to some surprising discoveries and new treatment options. Living with Chronic Sinusitis is the first book to illuminate these discoveries for the general public. Written by one of the top ear-nose-throat doctors in the country, Living with Chronic Sinusitis also provides a wealth of general information for sinusitis sufferers, including:
- Detailed information on causes, symptoms, and treatment options
- Possible complications – and their prevention
- Why antibiotics often fail to cure sinusitis
- New drugs and surgical procedures
- Extensive coverage of respiratory allergies, one of America’s most common ailments
Written in the simple, easy-to-follow format that readers of the Living With… series have come to rely on, Living with Chronic Sinusitis is an essential addition to the bookshelf of any sinusitis sufferer.
David W. Kennedy, MD, FACS is a world-renowned expert on sinusitis. A native of England, he received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland. He is a past president of the American Rhinologic Society and is currently Professor and Department Chair in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at the University of Pennsylvania Health System.