Paediatric Sinusitis – Part 1 (What is Paediatric Sinusitis?)

November 5, 2013

What is Paediatric Sinusitis?

tPaeBabies are born with no immune system and it is only though the mothers breast milk that some immunity is acquired. As a baby grows and develops into a child he/she begins to slowly develop his/her immune system.

As ones immune system is not developed before the first several years of one’s life, it makes it easier for viruses, bacteria and other harmful agents to wreak havoc on a child system. Children are most susceptible to developing infections in the sinus cavities, nose and ear regions.

Paediatric sinusitis occurs when a child develops sinusitis after a normal cold or flu. Should this sinusitis persist, it can develop into chronic sinusitis. Physicians and otolaryngologists are often consulted to treat not only sinusitis but also help with associated symptoms. Antibiotics are usually the recommended treatment for paediatric sinusitis.

Children, like adults have 4 paired sinus cavities, the maxillary, sphenoid, ethmoid and frontal sinus cavities. At birth children have their ethmoid and maxillary sinus cavities and as they grow, the sphenoid and frontal sinus cavities develop. This occurs around the ages of 5 and 7. A child’s sinus cavities are smaller in size and have smaller openings through which mucus can drain. It is also more common for children to develop sinusitis in their ethmoid and maxillary sinus cavities.

There are three distinctions that differentiate levels of sinusitis in children:

  1. Acute Sinusitis occurs when one or more of the sinus cavities become infected and inflamed.
  2. Chronic Sinusitis occurs when the condition has persisted for longer than two months.
  3. Recurrent Sinusitis occurs when a child keeps developing sinusitis over a period a time with medical treatment providing only temporary relief.

The development of chronic sinusitis can often be a result of an immunodeficiency in a child, cystic fibrosis, an allergy such as hayfever or allergic rhinitis or even a syndrome whereby the cilia’s functioning is impaired called Immotile Cilia Syndrome.

What makes it so difficult to effectively treat bacterial sinusitis is that if a child is given antibiotics too frequently his or her body can build up a resistance to antibiotics. Frequent antibiotic use can also result in unwanted negative effects on a young child’s development.

Please be aware: Any cold or flu like symptoms that your child has and that persist over a period of 10-14 days are not always caused by a sinus infection as these can also be related to a common cold or flu.

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Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis – A Killer in Itself

December 10, 2012

thrombosis_cavernous_sinusAn eye, nose, tooth or throat infection left untreated has the potential to spread to the sinus veins located behind the eyes causing blood clots which have the potential to become fatal. This is what happened in 2006 with a 17 year old dying from this condition.

Surgeons have however noted that this condition is rare and research is still underway to find out why the infection spreads to the sinus veins behind the eyes.

Other signs of Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis include a loss of vision, bulging eyes, headaches  and a swelling of the conjunctiva, symptoms not uncommon with sinus infections.


Clinical Trials showing the effectiveness of ingredients contained in SinusWars1 (Hayfever and Allergies Remedy)

September 27, 2012
Allergies/Hayfever, grass, allegen, homeopathy

Grasses

144 Allergy sufferers where selected for a random, double blind-placebo controlled clinical trial in 1986 to identify the effects of Homeopathic Remedies containing Mixed Grass Pollen 30C (1986) by a hospital based in Glasgow, Scotland (Glasgow Homeopathic Hospital, with the assistance of the Department of Bacteriology and Immunology of Glasgow University).

The individuals that were randomly selected needed to have one common item; Seasonal rhinitis (Hayfever) that had persisted for two years or more. Numerous individual which made up the 144 were selected to have the placebo, on a double blind basis whilst others were given variations of twelve diverse species of grasses found in the United Kingdom.

Daily pollen counts were also identified during this study to negate any outside influences.

The results showed positive improvement:

  • Patients given the Homeopathic formulation containing any of the 12 diverse grasses showed a faster reduction of allergy symptoms.
  • The need for antihistamines to alleviate symptoms decreased by 50%

All these findings are according to the report published, “the observed effects of homeopathic treatment are a contemporary statement of an empirical puzzle in its third century and represents a confusing challenge to orthodox scientific models’.

Results of these findings can be found in the British Medical Associations official Journal ‘The Lancet’, under the following title ‘Is Homeopathy a Placebo Response? Controlled Trial of Homeopathic Potency with Pollen in Hayfever’ and helps ascertain the effectiveness of ingredients found in the SinusWars1, Hayfever and Allergies Remedy found online at http://www.sinuswars.com/remedies/SinusWars1.asp


SinusWars Officially Accepts PayPal Payments

October 27, 2010

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SinusWars LLC welcomes PayPal; PayPal, one of the leading worldwide e-commerce facilitators is an official payment method for all SinusWars Products and with one being able to hold funds in over 17 currencies, individuals from all over the globe are now able to purchase and treat their sinus conditions successfully and as the http://www.SinusWars.com website states, naturally.

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Are SinusWars remedies FDA approved?

August 2, 2010

Firstly who are the FDA and what do they do?

The acronym FDA stands for the Food and Drug Administration. It is an agency that functions within the Department of Health and Human Services. Quite briefly the job of this agency is to assure that the public receives safe and effective drugs, food products, cosmetics and health products. They are also involved in improving health technology through providing science-accurate and up to date information to the public.

SinusWars is a company that sells natural homeopathic remedies. There are strict rules and regulations from the FDA that allow SinusWars to manufacture these products so that they can be sold.

You can find full information on these regulations under CPG Sec. 400.400 on the FDA website.

The document states that the FDA recognizes all drugs and standards found in the Homeopathic Pharmacopeia of the United States (HPUS), in the United States Pharmacopeia (USP), the official National Formulary (NF) and in other additions to this. This means that only homeopathic medicine from these Homeopathic Pharmacopeia’s can be used.

There are other regulations set forth by the FDA. These include that all homeopathic medicine must in general meet the standards for strength, quality, potencies, dosing, purity and other parameters set forth in the Homeopathic Pharmacopeia and in various approved Materia Medica’s.

The FDA states that it should be noted that even if a product falls in line with all the above regulations it does not declare that this product has been shown by suitable means to be safe, effective and that it has not been misbranded for its intended use.

There are also labeling conditions that every homeopathic medication should include on its product such as the name of the product and it’s potency, the address and identity of the company, directions of use, indications for use (OTC), ingredients, warnings (OTC), a declaration of net quantity of contents, a statement of dosage, the address and name of the manufacturer/packer/distributor and even the language to use. If the product is too small to accommodate all this information, a leaflet should be provided.

 Firms which produce, prepare, mix and process homeopathic drugs must be registered as a drug establishment according to FDA standards (section 510; act 21 CFR 207) while passing all the above requirements.

 Expiration dates and testing for release and distribution requirements are not needed for homeopathic medicine.

 So…… Are SinusWars Remedies FDA Approved?

The FDA does not approve any companies or laboratories but rather every facility that manufactures homeopathic products should be certified by the FDA which then indicates that the facility has met certain standards which would allow them to produce safe and effective homeopathic medicine.

All SinusWars remedies are manufactured in an FDA certified and registered licensed facility which ensures that all our products are made with the highest standards and quality.

Every SinusWars product has its own NDC number as well. The acronym NDC stands for National Drug Code. This code is placed in a universal directory that’s serves to identify all human drugs.

The NDC number is made up of a 3 segment number that can be used to identify the product. The FDA inputs the full NDC number and the information submitted for the products into a database called the Drug Registration and Listing System (DRLS) or eDRLS for the electronic version. All this information is then made available to you by means of the National Drug Code Directory.

For more information about the FDA please visit their website here

For more information on SinusWars please contact us here or visit our website here

All the best,
SinusWars!


Stay in touch with us!

May 26, 2010

With today’s busy world and with our busy lifestyles, we at SinusWars understand the need to stay in touch on the web an even on your mobile phone.

For this reason we have decided to keep our communication evolving just as our remedies have evolved over the years!

You can now have access to informative articles and basic sinus information or health programs that SinusWars LLC is involved in through these interactive blogs here on wordpress.

You can receive up to date information on pollen counts in your area and first hand knowledge of special offers and promotions that are available on our website through twitter!

You can ask our in-house homeopaths any sinus related questions that you have while on facebook.

 If you want to communicate more personally you can call us Toll Free on:  1-800-275-5795

Or you can simply send us an email here.

Our products are not only available through our website, you can also order on Amazon!

Check out SinusWars videos on YouTube … we will be adding more soon!

We are looking forward to communicating with you! Lets get chatting!!

Regards,
SinusWars LLC