According to researchers in New York, humming could be a natural way of keeping sinusitis at bay in those at danger. Sinusitis affects up to 12 per cent of the US population, often occurring after a cold. It is a grievous condition involving blockage of the area between the nasal cavity and the sinuses, and it oftensreoccurs.
Researchers in Sweden studied the effect of daily humming on the ventilation of the sinuses in a group of 15 healthy males. The practice led to a speeding up of air exchange between the sinuses and the nasal cavity.Researchers feel that it may be that a daily hum will help those at risk to keep sinusitis at bay, the researchers say.