Sinus Relief Now: The Ground-Breaking 5-Step Program for Sinus, Allergy, and AsthmaSufferers

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Penguin, Dec 5, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 352 pages
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Dr. Josephson's unique five-step program combines the best practices from traditional and alternative medicine to bring relief to the millions who suffer from respiratory problems. Recent research shows that many respiratory diseases are more related than previously thought. Their common, underlying cause is what Dr. Josephson terms "Chronic Airway-Digestive Inflammatory Disease" (CAID). His groundbreaking, proven approach will provide real relief from sinus disease, allergies, asthma, sinus infections, sinus headaches, bronchitis, ear infections, snoring, sleep apnea, GERD, and the acute mold epidemic. Sinus Relief Now will show how to:
  • Maintain proper sinus care
  • Remove mold and other irritants from the home, office, and car
  • Follow a sinus-friendly nutrition program
  • Find the right medications and treatments
  • Experience total-body health
 

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Sinus Relief Now explains in detail how sinusitis works and shows all available treatments. The emphasis in my opinion is too much on allopathic medicine, like antibiotics and cortisone. He talks ... Read full review

Contents

Decoding My Problem
Your Visit with an ENT Specialist
Nonmedical Options for Treating LPRD
Medical Options for Treating LPRD
Surgical Options
What Is Snoring?
Snoring and Your Weight
Snoring Remedies

The NoseStomach Connection
Our Bodies Our Nose
The Nose and Lungs
Sinuses and the Brain
When Your Sinuses Fail
CAID
Signs and Symptoms of and Conditions Related to CAID
The Next Step to Healing
What Causes CAID?
The CAID Quiz
Genetic Predisposition
Understanding Your Diagnosis
Related Signs and Symptoms of Sinusitis and Rhinosinusitis
Decoding My Problem
Sinus Friendly Foods
Supplements and Nutrients
The Allergic Reaction
Decoding My Problem
Choosing an Allergist
Avoidance
Medical Treatment for Allergies
Immunization Therapy
Food Allergies
Allergies and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease GERD
Chemical Sensitivities and Airborne Irritants
Understanding the Respiratory System
What Happens During an Asthma Attack?
CAID and Asthma
Defining Asthma Symptoms and Conditions
Decoding My Problem
Medical Treatment Options
Children and Asthma
Lifestyle Changes
Surgical Treatments
GERDLPRD and Sinus Disease
Silent GERDLPRD
Lifestyle Changes
Medications
Surgery
Sleep Apnea
Diagnosing Sleep Apnea
Treatment for Sleep Apnea
Syndromes Related to CAID
Chronic Disorders and CAID
Special Needs for Every Generation
Acupuncture
Acupressure
Chiropractic Care
Homeopathy
Osteopathic Medicine
Naturopathic Remedies
Functional Medicine
Mold and CAID
Increasing Fungus Sensitivity
Fungal Infections
Avoidance May Be the Key
When to Consider Surgery
Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Traditional Sinus Surgery
What Do I Do about a Broken Nose?
Image Guidance Surgery
Postsurgical Care
FOLLOWUP CARE
ATHOME CARE
Feeling Better and Loving It
STEP ONE
STEP TWO
STEP THREE
STEP FOUR
STEP FIVE
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Jordan S. Josephson, M.D., is a board-certified Otolaryngologist who was named one of "New York /i> magazine's "Best Doctors." He is the director of the New York Nasal and Sinus Center and is an attending physician at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital. Dr. Josephson has appeared on "The Today Show," "CBS News," and "Fox News," and has been featured and quoted in "The New York Times," "The New York Post," "Newsday," "Allure," "Men's Health," "Elle," and "Parenting,

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