Allergic rhinitis is the nasal disease appeared in hypersensitivity mediated by immunoglobulin-E. Allergy symptoms are appeared during the course our body's immune system responds to foreign antigens. Allergic rhinitis, asthma and atopic dermatitis are the diseases caused by allergic reactions. Allergic rhinitis, the most repetitive sneezing, itching, watery nasal discharge and nasal congestion are accompanied.
Medical reports that lungs organizes nose so that the cause of allergic rhinitis defines as the weakness of lung function. Therefore, herbal therapy has the view to treat the lung, not the nose. Nasal symptoms are alleviated accordingly if making grow the resistance which is capable of withstanding in a cold air, dry air and stale air.
It is the treatment strengthening respiratory immune function by increasing the resistance of the lungs and bronchial and it solves the radical cause of nose disease.
Acupuncture treatment to the mucosa by looking exactly the location and size of the area of disease and the state through advanced endoscopic equipment.
It is the treatment to stimulate the acupuncture points of the pulmonary system and colonoscopy based on the traditional treatment of oriental medicine.
Types of Allergic Rhinitis
Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
The cause of seasonal rhinitis is pollen. In spring, pine, poplar trees and etc. are is the main cause and grass in the summer, weeds such as mugwort and ragweed in the fall are the pollen floating in the air.
Perennial Allergic Rhinitis
The symptoms appearing throughout one year regardless of the season is rhinitis perennial rhinitis. The most common cause is a house dust mite and 80% of perennial allergic patients show a positive response. Animal fur, discharge, foods, medications, mold, cockroaches are also common causes.
Hypersensitive Allergic Rhinitis
Suddenly continuous coughing and clear runny nose at the same time by overreacting to stimuli such as climate change, the meeting of both cold and warm air or smoke, pollen, cosmetics, and various gas foreign proteins (meat, eggs, milk and fish).
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Sinusitis refers to the occurrence of inflammation due to lack of ventilation and excretion because the empty space of sinus is blocked inside facial bones around the nose. Showing symptoms such as nasal congestion, runny nose and facial pain, if left untreated, headaches, hyposmia and lack of concentration appear and may also lead to ear infections and organ salts. Immediate treatment is required because the possibilities of complications are very high and surgery should be considered If the symptoms are intensified. After endoscopic sinus surgery, management is important because sinusitis is reoccurred if management is negligent.
Chronic sinusitis, nasal polyps (cyst), Mucocele of salivary gland, choanal polyps intranasal foreign body removal , facial abscess, fungal sinusitis, nasal cerebrospinal fluid and etc. Surgery is carried out through the nasal without the incision of skin. After topical anesthesia inside the nose, putting a thin endoscopic and widening the part blocked in order not to fill a pus by looking all the corners of inside nose and then removing the only part of problem. It takes about 30-40 minutes as a surgery time, pain is not severe after the surgery because it is treated as a non-incision surgery method.
Repair of Nasal Septum (Plastic Surgery of Bent Nose)
Deviated Nasal Septum is the symptoms that septal cartilage divided nostrils into both right and left, is bent. There is the case of inherent bent of septal cartilage and other case of bending due to the trauma of accident and strenuous exercise. If the degree of bending of septal cartilage is severe, the diseases such as rhinitis or sinusitis can be occurred because breathing is not easy due to the narrow width of one side nostril. Because the oxygen volume passed to the brain through the nose is remarkably reducing, it will give a bad effect on concentration and 2nd diseases such as headache as well as memory loss can be occurred. In order to deviated nasal septum, the treatment of correcting the septum is necessarily required.
- Patients with nasal septum tortuosity
- Patients with a bent nose and nasal septum
Removing completely in case of the septum excessively bent after exposing the septal cartilage or making smooth out by scratching in case that the state bent is minor. At this point, if the nose bone is also bent, it is the point to restore to its original postion. if any one of both Septal cartilage and nose bone bent, does not improve, the part smoothed out is bent again. After the surgery, it can be remained as a slightly state bent depending on the state and it can hide the form bent if inserting the implants above the part. Before and after surgery pictures.
If you snore, body is in the tension state so that the supply of oxygen in the blood drops. Accordingly, There will be occurred problems in heartbeat and blood pressure because more pumps are needed in order to facilitate. In addition, sleep apnea stopping breathing during sleep may occur and hypertension or heart failure can come so that it is likely to be beneficial to treat snoring symptoms.
Obstructive sleep apnea patients what airway is blocked
'Snoring' needs to extend the airway as the symptom occurred because the airway is blocked or narrowed. The method is the surgery, positive airway pressure device and airway expansion device. Positive airway pressure device is the method to maintain the pressure in order that airway doesn't make narrow after injecting air into the airway by using the machine called CPAP with air pump. Therapeutic effect is the best if it adapts well.
KMH Recommended Tips
Habits making healthy nose
- 1. Because the dust floating in the room stimulates the nasal mucosa, avoid spreading a carpet on the floor and the indoor air of office is often cleansing.
- 2. Preventing room to be dry and maintaining proper humidity not drying out mucus in the nose. The ideal room temperature 18-22 degrees and humidity is 45-60%.
- 3. Do not give direct stimulation to the nose. Do not blow your nose hard, be careful of acting of picking or touching your nose.
- 4. Using a mask where people are a lot. Cold causing nose disease spread via respiratory from person to person spread via, you'd better use mask.
- 5. Habit of washing the nose to maintain the health of nasal mucosa of inside the nose. Nasal wash removes impurities in the nose and relieves inflammation by cooling the nose. The easiest washing method is to use the saline solution.
- 6. Cold food and drinks should be avoided. Making block the nose by degrading body's immune functions making feel chill.