"• 37 million people suffer from chronic sinusitis.
That means in 1999, one out of seven people had to suffer
through constant coughing, aching teeth and jaws, nasal
obstruction, and swelled eyes, nose, and forehead.
• Although fungus was known to be a cause of chronic
sinusitis, doctors believed it only accounted for 10%
• The Mayo study showed fungal growth in the sinus
washings of almost all participants. It was found that
mold is behind 96% of all chronic sinusitis symptoms.
That’s a little more than the 10% previously thought."
"ROCHESTER, MINN. -- Mayo Clinic researchers say
they have found the cause of most chronic sinus infections
-- an immune system response to fungus. They say this
discovery opens the door to the first effective treatment
for this problem, the most common chronic disease in the
United States." Source
"Mayo Clinic researchers have proposed that most
chronic sinus infections may be caused by an immune system
response to fungi." Mayo