Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work

Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work

Chronic sinusitis interferes with breathing and sleep – and can trigger depression.

Key takeaways:

– People who suffer from sinusitis and are depressed are likely to be less productive and to miss work and school.

– Nasal blockages, ear and facial pain, and emotional function can affect quality of life.

– The researchers hope that targeted therapy will be developed to help improve quality of life for sinusitis patients.

He said the findings “open the door to exploring interventions directed at depressed mood for reducing productivity losses due to CRS.”

Read the full story here

http://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/news/20170310/sinus-trouble-can-lead-to-depression-lost-work

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