Sinus Headaches

SINUS HEADACHES are a symptom of sinus infections that cause pressure and pain in your face. Having a cold or allergies increases your risk of sinus infections and headaches. But SINUS HEADACHES can actually be MIGRAIN with nasal symptoms. Or the same person may have both SINUS HEADACHES and MIGRAIN and/or TENSION HEADACHES at the same time.

What is a Sinus Headache?

About 80% of the time when people say they have a Sinus Headache, it is actually a MIGRAIN with nasal symptoms. A true Sinus Headache develops because of a sinus infection (sinusitis). The infection causes pain and pressure in the sinuses. Are sinus headaches common?

Sinus headaches are very common with infection. You may also feel like you have sinus headaches when you have MIGRAIN, which affects 12% of people.

What causes sinus headaches?

Sinus infections cause sinus headaches. Anything that causes mucus to build up in the sinuses can cause a sinus infection

For example:

Colds are most often to blame. Seasonal allergies trigger mucus production. Nasal polyps , abnormal growths in the nose or sinuses. Nasal polyps can block the flow of mucus. Deviated septum, when the line of cartilage and bone down the center of the nose is not straight. A deviated septum can prevent mucus from flowing properly.

Too much mucus gives germs the opportunity to grow. As the germs build up, they irritate the sinuses. In response, sinus tissue swells and blocks the passage of mucus. Swollen, irritated sinuses filled with fluid make your face feel tender and painful.

Do allergies cause sinus headaches (allergy headaches)?

Allergies themselves do not cause headaches. However, allergies can cause sinus congestion (stuffy nose), which can lead to sinus pressure, pain and infection. If you have seasonal allergies (allergic rhinitis), you are also 10 times more likely to have migraines.

What does a sinus headache feel like?

When you have a sinus headache, your face hurts. Typically, the pain gets worse when you move your head suddenly.

Depending on the affected sinus, you may feel a constant mild pain behind your eyes or in the following places Cheekbones. Forehead. Bridge of the nose.

What are other symptoms of sinus headaches?

Sinus headaches cause other symptoms besides facial pain, including

  • Fever
  • Nasal congestion
  • Thick, colored mucus discharge from the nose
  • Feeling of fullness in the ears
  • Swollen or puffy face

If there is no congestion, could you have a sinus headache?

If you don’t have congestion, it’s probably not a sinus headache. The cause of the pain in your face is more likely to be migraine (severe headache) or tension headache.

What is the difference between sinus headache and migraine?

It is easy to confuse the two as MIGRAIN can also cause facial pain, nasal congestion and runny nose. With MIGRINE, the runny nose is light in color. If you have a true sinus headache caused by a sinus infection, you may also have a fever and a thick discolored runny nose.


We apply our TREATMENT SOLUTION injections treatment with NEEDLE INJECTIONS in different areas according to the person’s complaints. Our treatment has no side effects except swelling at the injection sites. These swellings completely disappear after a few days without leaving a trace. After each session, there is a significant decrease in the complaints of our patients, and our patients also reduce the medications they have been using since the first session and can completely stop at the end of the treatment.