The Ultimate Chronic Sinus Congestion Quiz
by Staff
Chronic sinus congestion can be caused by allergens or by a structural problem in the face which leads to a build up of secretions in the nasal sinuses. This condition causes much discomfort and may affect your ability to perform your daily activities. But there are ways to manage and even cure chronic sinus congestion. To see how much you know about chronic sinus congestion, have a go at this quiz.

What time of year is chronic sinus congestion usually worst?

  • summer
  • spring
  • winter

Which of the following foods can be a trigger for chronic sinus congestion?

  • refined sugar
  • rice
  • meat

What helps to thin the secretions from chronic sinus congestion?

  • gluten
  • milk
  • water

How does exercise help with chronic sinus congestion?

  • It boosts the immune system.
  • It promotes drainage.
  • Both of the above.

Which of the following can be shown to directly worsen chronic sinus congestion?

  • alcohol consumption
  • smoking
  • anti-depressants

Which of the following methods may relieve sinus pain?

  • cool pads
  • heat pads
  • face cream

Which gland may become overworked when the body is battling allergies?

  • thymus
  • prostate
  • adrenal

Which herbal substance is used in the treatment of chronic sinus congestion?

  • turmeric
  • marjoram
  • oregano

Which treatment option is often used for structural problems causing chronic sinus congestion?

  • medication
  • surgery
  • altering diet

How long would a patient normally suffer from chronic sinus congestion before a doctor administers antibiotics?

  • five days
  • 10 days
  • 20 days