Dangers and Side Effects of Sinusitis - NECN

Dangers and Side Effects of Sinusitis



    (NECN/CNN) - When it comes to real estate, you've got to be on your game. Yet, even though she was successful at it, Sarah Brodsky always seemed a little off.

    For years, Sarah had suffered from sinus problems. Even after numerous tests and different drugs, she couldn't shake the pain and exhaustion. Finally, she went to a sinus specialist, who diagnosed her with chronic sinusitis, and recommended surgery.

    Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinuses that occurs with a viral, bacterial or fungal infection.

    Symptoms include loss of smell, coughing at night, fatigue, headache, nasal congestion, sore throat and postnasal drip.

    Susan Hendricks reports.