What are Sinuses?
Sinuses may be defined as the air-filled spaces in the skull. They are located behind the forehead, nasal bones, cheeks, and eyes. The sinus usually contains mucus and small hairs that warm and moist the air, before it enters in our lungs. Healthy sinuses do not contain any bacteria or germs.
Additionally, it generates mucus which hydrates the nasal passages in order to help keep out undesirable particles like dirt, contaminants, and pathogenic organisms mucus and acts as a protective covering.
Sinusitis is a condition in which there is an inflammation or swelling of the tissue that lines the sinuses. It’s also known as rhinosinusitis.