There are some measures you can take to decrease your risk of developing sinusitis. If you smoke cigarettes, you should quit, because smoke can irritate nasal passageways and increase the likelihood of infection. Chronic nasal allergies can trigger sinus infections, too. If you suspect you have an allergy to mold or pollen, talk to a doctor about allergy treatments.
If you have congestion from a cold or allergies, the following may help to reduce the risk of developing sinusitis:
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