Sleep improved after sinus surgery

Sleep-Hygiene

Are you not sleeping well?  Perhaps you should consider the health of your sinuses!  A new study in JAMA (141:873-881) reports that individuals with chronic sinus disease have a higher chance of having sleep disruption than healthy individuals.  The reasons for this association are currently not understood.  Certainly, most would acknowledge that breathing through your nose at night contributes to a good nights rest.  The good news is that when patients had endoscopic sinus surgery to correct their sinus health, their sleep health improved as well!  There are more and more options available for patients with sinus disease, including in-office Balloon Sinuplasty  With all of the improvements in sinus surgery and procedures, sleeping just got easier…