Smoking-related sinus pain, swelling and inflammation are reversible, new research finds
Smoking can wreak havoc on your sinuses, but new research shows symptoms reverse within 10 years after quitting the bad habit.
Researchers believe the findings may provide new motivation for smokers to stop smoking.
“If patients tell me that they are smoking, I now have direct evidence to say that the same symptoms that are making them miserable are exacerbated further by smoking,” said senior study author Dr. Ahmad Sedaghat, a sinus surgeon at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.
“On the other hand, we can also be optimistic, because