Sinusitis is the inflammation of mucous membrane lining the paranasal sinuses. Globally, almost 12-15 % of people suffer from this medical disorder.

It is basically of 2 types –

  • Acute Sinusitis- it is of short term and generally lasts for a maximum of four weeks.
  • Chronic Sinusitis- it is a long term sinusitis, a condition in which the nasal passages become inflamed and swollen i.e. it results in nasal congestion. Mostly, young and middle aged adults are attacked by sinusitis.