1. What is a Sinus Headache?
Feeling drained, tired, is your head throbbing, congested and full of pain? Do you feel like you are alone? Well you're not! Millions of people suffer with these problems daily which are often be caused by Sinusitis and stress.
Sinus headaches have caused many to lose their jobs, mental well being and even relationships or marriages. No one seems to understand what you are going through and the use of pain killers and increased tension leads to stress and depression. Painkillers can also become addictive.
Sinus headaches occur when membranes that line the sinuses become swollen and infected. This is often caused by congestion and sinus infections. These swollen membranes cause pressure to build up in these sinus cavities which in turn causes pain and discomfort. The pain can also spread to your shoulders and neck. Ear pains and a blocked sensation can also be a result of a sinus headache. These symptoms often go untreated as people generally mistake a sinus headache for a migraine or tension headache.
2. Do I have a sinus headache?
Below are some of the common symptoms of sinus headaches. If you have one or more of the following then there is a very good possibility that your headache maybe a sinus headache.
- Pain and pressure felt around the eyes, across the cheeks, forehead and around the frontal sinus area.
- Pain around the upper teeth area
- Swelling around the eyes, across the cheeks, forehead and around the frontal sinus area
- Nasal stuffiness or congestion
- Yellow or green mucus discharge
3. Tips to prevent or treat a sinus headache.
Guidelines for treating sinusitis from the comfort of your own home include:
Breathe-in moist air: A humidifier will help moisten the air, allowing you to breath in moist air. You can also use steam from a bowl of hot water or steam from a hot shower.
Nasal irrigation: Nasal irrigation helps to drain unwanted and infected mucous. However you should consult a doctor to make sure you are using a good irrigation product that does not harm your mucus membranes.
Over-the-counter medications: Pain killers are highly effective in reducing sinus pain quickly. They should not be used too often as constant usage of pain killers may result in terrible side effects. Here are some pain killer ingredients that are highly successful: aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and naproxen. The best way to choose a pain killer is to find out which one of the above ingredients works best for you. Pain killers only help with relieve and do not solve the underlying problem of your sinus headache.
Decongestants: Decongestants, nasal sprays and sometimes steroidal nasal sprays which help clear the sinus airways. They work very well to help drain mucous and unblock nasal passages, however constant usage can lead to terrible side effects.
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