Re: Left Sinus blocked when lying in certain positions
Originally Posted by mbach
... When lying in bed in certain positions, most notably when lying on my left side, my left sinus blocks up completely. But not with mucus.
Your nasal breathing obstruction, when lying on either your right side or your left side could be because of swollen turbinates within your nasal passages.
There are fleshy, soft structures within your nose called turbinates. When you lie on one side these fleshy turbinates, if somewhat swollen, tend to shift, blocking one side of your nose while unblocking the other side of your nasal passages. It is strictly because of gravity, IMHO.
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Last edited by Machaon; 09-07-2012 at 08:11 AM.