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Sinusitis

Date Written Dec. 26, 2009
Author Joe Holmes Date Revised  

1. "• 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% of cases.
• 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." source

2. "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

3. "Mayo Clinic researchers have proposed that most chronic sinus infections may be caused by an immune system response to fungi." Mayo Clinic

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