Nobody really knows for sure what causes fibromyalgia. Researchers are still trying to learn more about the condition every day. Though exact causes of fibro arent clear, we do know that certain health conditions and fibro often seem to go hand in hand. One of the most common conditions that seems to occur more frequently in fibromyalgia patients is chronic sinusitis. If life isnt already uncomfortable enough with fibromyalgia, sinus pain and pressure can make you feel even more miserable. But they might not be as unrelated as they seem. Read on to see more about the connection between fibromyalgia and sinusitis.
What is Chronic Sinusitis?
Acute sinusitis is more than just allergies or a stuffy nose. It is actually an inflammation of your sinuses and nasal passages. Some of the most common symptoms of sinusitis include sinus pressure and pain, headaches (particularly by the eyes or the bridge of the nose), reduced sense of smell or taste, and nasal congestion or drainage. Other symptoms of sinusitis may include ear pain, sore throat, nausea, bad breath, or irritability.
Sinusitis is most often a short-term illness that comes after a cold. It usually goes away within a few weeks. But in some people, sinusitis ...