Acupressure - The application of finger pressure on specific bodily sites (points) to promote healing.
Acupuncture - A Chinese medical practice that addresses illnesses or provides local anesthesia by the insertion of needles at specific sites of the body.
Chiropractic - A therapeutic system based upon the interactions of the spine and nervous system and which is practiced by adjusting segments of the spinal column.
Cilia - Minute, hairlike organelles found in the mucous membranes of the nasal area and which beat in rhythmic movements to remove debris, pollutants, germs, etc.
Dust mites - Microscopic organisms that live in house dust whose droppings some people are very allergic to.
Holism - The care of the entire patient in all aspects.
Meatus - Passage that connects the sinus cavity with the inside of the nasal structure.
MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging, a diagnostic procedure using an MR scanner to obtain detailed sectional images of the internal structure of the body.
Mucus - A sticky, slimy mixture of mucins, water and other bodily produced chemicals which is secreted by glands lining the nasal cavities and serves primarily to protect and lubricate those surfaces.
Sinus cavities - Hollow areas in the skull and and facial bones which are lined with mucous membranes and which connect with the inside of the nose through small holes about 1 mm in diameter.
Sinus pressure points - Another way of expresing acupressure therapy
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The Ministry of Healing, by Ellen G. White, 1990
The Sinus Sourcebook, by Deborah Rosin, 1999
Sinus Health: How to Prevent and Correct Sinus Problems, by Mary Vanderwall, 1997
The Sinusitis Help Book A Comprehensive Guide to a Common Problem: Questions, Answers, Options, by M. Lee Williams, 1998
The Truth About Sinusitis: A Self-Care Guide for Nose and Sinus Problems, by Charles P., MD and Bo Lebo (Audio Cassette,) 1991
Acupressure's Potent Points, by Ralph R. Gach
Rhinology and Sinus Disease: A Problem Oriented Approach
by Steven D. Schaefer, 1998
Sinus Survival: The Holistic Medical
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How to Cure Sinus Problems. Without Resorting to Harsh or Drugs, by James M. McDaniel, 2011