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Hind sight is said to be 20/20. Now that I look back and put all the pieces together I realize that I had endured chronic sinus problems from a child. I spent my eight-year old birthday in a hospital. I had always been a healthy child but started experiencing severe headaches. My parents and teachers of course thought it must be my eyes. Shortly after that was ruled out the headaches became so severe at one point that my doctor thought I just have spinal meningitis; therefore I was hospitalized. It was discovered that it would turnout to be a severe sinus infection after a spinal tap and tests.
From time to time after that I had the regular seasonal bouts with sinus problems. I decided it would just be something I would have to learn to deal with.
I can remember several time in my 20’s having on going problems… migraines, headaches, dizziness, nausea from the sinus drainage & pressure. For about a year it made me feel motion-sick all the time. Physicians – when I would go – would send me home with and anti-biotic which would never lessen the sinus infection only consume my good bacteria and leave me with yeast infection.
Once I had my sinuses drain into a pocket in the roof of my mouth. It felt like a golf ball under my pallet. I assumed it was a dental problem and headed to my dentist. He x-rayed it to find my sinuses are positioned low next to my fumes in places. It gave such pressure that my teeth were hurting. I was given an anti-biotic once again, but at least the pressure left my mouth.
I believe it was in 1987 I developed a sever sinus infection. I was contending with the pain, the pressure and drainage which kept my throat sore. I tried everything from nasal sprays, vitamins, over the counter sinus medications and just about ANYTHING anyone would suggest. I was practically living on doses of Tylenol. It all started in April of ’87 and then November ’88 when I realized I still had trouble. I mentioned I still had trouble. I mentioned to a friend that I had suffered with a sinus infection for 8 months! She offered to take me to see Dr. Siegfried and assured me that the Nasal Specifics would help. I admit when she explained it to me I was skeptical, but after 24 years of sinus problems I would have done just about ANYTHING for relief!
I went to Dr. Siegfried and really after the first treatment I didn’t feel any different but after all the years of problems I couldn’t expect an immediate cure. It took only 3 treatments to open thing up. I can honestly say that it was 17 years ago and I haven’t had ANY problems since with my sinuses, but if I did – I know exactly what to do now. I have recommended Dr. Siegfried to everyone that mentions sinus problems.
This past fall my 18 year old son was complaining with a sinus infection. I took him in to our physician and of course was given an antibiotic. It seemed to help-short term, but it kept reoccurring every other month. We were busy in trying to get him ready to leave for college in Chicago when his eye swelled shut from still another sinus infection. Since it had been 17 years since I had gone to Dr. Siegfried all I could remember is that he was in McMinnville, OR. I searched for him on the internet because I knew he could help with my son’s problems before I sent him 2500 miles away! Alex was a bit apprehensive when I explained the treatment, but at this point after having sinus discomfort for a year, he would try anything. He was able to see Dr. Siegfried for 2 treatments before leaving for college. He is doing great.
Next, my grandson miles, age 2, was suffering with severe sinus and ear problems. He too, had been given so many antibiotics only for his pediatrician to throw up his hands. I explained to my daughter how the little guy suffered enough and that I wanted him to get Nasal Specifics. The doctors had already explained that Miles wasn’t talking because the pressure was so great on his ears that he couldn’t hear. They told us we had to find something because of the “window” of time to his speech. I called for an appointment when Dr. Siegfried would be in Portland. Miles has had 3 treatments this far and the results are over whelming! Not only is he talking and parroting sounds but his whole personality has changed. He is a happier child. There is a lot to say for not having constant pressure and pain. He always says “Let’s go and let the Dr. fix your nose?”
Dr. Siegfried had made a definite impact on me and my family. He is very kind and personable.
I highly recommend Nasal Specifics to everyone that is tired of pain and wants to enjoy days of feeling great!
Because of all the success in this area I have flown my mother to Oregon from Alabama to see Dr. Siegfried. She is suffering from neurological problems that are the results of a fall.
There you have it – a full circle – from me to my son – my grandson and back to my own mother.
Thank you Dr. Siegfried for making such a difference in all our lives. Here’s to a happy, health future!
I was someone who suffered from chronic sinusitis for years as an adult with severe headaches and constant congestion that would last for days with no relief. I went to my doctor and he would write me a Rx for antibiotics and I would have temporary relief. The antibiotics were less and less effective so I used over the counter drugs with limited success. Then I went to taking all the vitamins and natural supplements to try and prevent further sinus iinfections. This worked for awhile, and then I started to have them again. So I went to a naturopath and got tested for allergies and stopped eating those things I was allergic to and was much better for sometime. Then the sinusitis started occurring again - not as intense and less frequently, but still happening.
Then as I was driving down the street, I saw Dr Siegfried's sign saying, "Are you suffering from sinusitis? We have nonsurgical treatment." I picked up one of the brochures and read about the treatment and called to set an appointment. The first treatment was a very strange feeling of my head being all puffed up. I experienced a large amount of discharge from my nose and mouth over the next three days. The second treatment the next week was much the same feeling with some nose bleeding and discharge of greenish black junk out my nose and mouth. The third treatment was more of the same and no sinusitis headaches or sore throat drainage.
I would highly recommend this treatment and Dr Siegfried if you are suffering from sinus infections or sinusitis.
Bilateral Nasal Specific Treatments:
My nose was broken twice in the same place resulting in difficulty breathing through the right nostril. A year later I saw Dr. Siegfried for two sets of three Nasal Specific Treatments. The results have been very life impacting and clear breathing, a good nights sleep. I am sure many other positive effects as a result of my brain receiving it's full supply of oxygen.
Bilateral Nasal Specific Treatments:
Before the balloon in the nose treatments I was constantly using first "Flonase" then "Allegra" and then "eye drops" on top of "Sinex and snored so loud my wife would go to the couch so she could sleep. I have since stopped needing any allergy medications and my wife now only sleeps on the couch when she is mad... just kidding. Thanks a million.