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Can Winter Affect My Sinuses?

If you have sinus problems, you may think spring and summer are the most difficult times of the year. But in many cases, winter can make your symptoms worse, making you miserable for months.

In this blog, the ear, nose, and throat specialist Dr. Cecil Yeung of Houston Sinus Surgery at the Yeung Institute explains more about how winter can affect your sinuses.

 

What are common symptoms of a sinus infection?

A sinus infection can cause the following symptoms:

 

How does winter make sinus problems worse?

Winter can create problems in the following ways:

 

How can you reduce these effects?

The following tips can help your sinuses during winter months:

 

If you have sinus infection problems, make an appointment today for an evaluation at Houston Sinus Surgery at the Yeung institute. We’ll diagnose the underlying cause of your sinus infection and help you get through the winter breathing easier.

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