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Treat Chronic Rhinitis Today with Clarifix

Frustrated? Can't stop the drip and sniff?

Don't just live with it. Fix it with ClariFix®!

Get to the root of your runny nose and nasal congestion with a simple in-office treatment that stops the source of your symptoms.

What is chronic rhinitis?

Rhinitis is caused by an inflammation of the mucous membranes in your nasal passages. You may develop additional symptoms of nasal irritation, congestion and post nasal drip. Some Rhinitis sufferers find it hard to sleep at night because of their nasal discomfort.

If you experience these symptoms often, you may be suffering from Chronic Rhinitis. There are numerous things that can cause your symptoms. Some are allergic sources, and some are considered non-allergic.  

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic Rhinitis occurs when your immune system becomes sensitized to non-infectious particles such as plant pollens, molds, dust mites, animal dander, as well ascertain foods and medicines. When you encounter these substances, your immune system responds as if they are harmful and triggers the release of histamine into mucous membranes, the lungs and skin, causing your blood vessels to dilate and cause swelling and redness. Your nose may become itchy, runny and congested from the irritation.

Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (hay fever)

Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis is commonly referred to as “hay fever,”; but it can be caused by more than just hay...

  • Tree Pollen - allergic reactions are common in late March or early April
  • Ragweed - the main cause of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis occur in late spring or summer
  • Mold Spores - usually found in fallen leaves, are most common in October and November

Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

Perennial Allergic Rhinitis has no season and can occur from exposure to year-round allergic sources. Pet hair, carpeting, upholstery, mold on wallpaper, houseplants, and even components in air pollution can all cause Perennial Allergic Rhinitis.

Sinus infection pain runny nose and chronic rhinitis symptoms

Non-Allergic Rhinitis

Non-Allergic Rhinitis is considered a vasomotor response to irritants rather than an immune response.

Symptoms may be similar to those of Allergic Rhinitis, except for the itchiness, but the sources of your reaction and the responses to treatment are usually different.  It can be difficult to distinguish Non-Allergic from Allergic Rhinitis. Sometimes, the non-allergic form can be confirmed only after therapy for typical allergy triggers has been unsuccessful.

Common sources of non-allergic rhinitis are:

  • cigarette smoke
  • air pollutants
  • strong odors
  • alcoholic beverages
  • cold temperature
  • over-use of medications such as decongestant sprays
Woman suffering from non-allergic rhinitis holding a white tissue to her runny nose

Not sure how to handle your Chronic Rhinitis symptoms?

If your symptoms just don’t respond to sprays, drops and pills, you now have another, better treatment available at North Texas Sinusitis Center!

We are proud to be one of the selected practices in the U.S. offering this new and innovative treatment option for Chronic Rhinitis.

ClariFix® Cryotherapy can be done right in the office and gives you benefits no other treatment can provide.  

Effectiveness

ClariFix® Cryotherapy takes a different approach to treating Chronic Rhinitis. Cryotherapy goes to the root of the problem - the inflamed nasal tissue and the underlying nerves.

Long-lasting Relief

ClariFix® Cryotherapy can provide long-term symptom relief from Chronic Rhinitis. In a clinical study, 4 out of 5  people reported long-lasting improvement with ClariFix® therapy, including a reduction in runny nose and nasal congestion.  

Safety and Convenience

ClariFix® Cryotherapy is a safe in-office procedure and takes less than 30 minutes. Using endoscopy, a small cryotherapy balloon is inserted into your nasal passage to quickly freeze the area responsible for rhinitis symptoms. Now, you no longer need to rely on those oral or nasal medications that fail to work.  

ClariFix®- the clinically-proven, minimally invasive option for treating Chronic Rhinitis.

Contact North Texas Sinusitis Center for more information on the ClariFix® procedure.