sinus headache


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Noun1.sinus headache - a headache resulting from congestion or infection in the paranasal sinuses
cephalalgia, head ache, headache - pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
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In regard to sinus headache, the International Headache Society (IHS) classification states that chronic sinusitis is not a cause of headache and facial pain unless it relapses into an acute sinusitis (Expert Rev.
A / Patients with sinus headaches have thick nasal discharge, fever, chills, sweats, or abnormally malodorous breath (SOR: B, cross-sectional study).
Sinus headaches. A sinus headache occurs when the sinuses are inflamed or congested.
Sinus Headache: The sinus headache may be associated with infection, inflammation, and/or congestion of the nasal sinuses of the head.
The Aurum sinusitis is characterised by a tearing right-sided sinus headache, which is often worse at night.
Most common form of headache in patients with AR is sinus headache, which is caused by the activation of mast cells and basophils.6 Nitric oxide (NO) is another inflammatory mediator seen in AR, and is considered to play a role in migraine attacks due to its' vasodilator effects.7,8 Migraine is a combination of autonomic, gastrointestinal, and neurological symptoms which is characterized with severe headaches.
Patients may incorrectly diagnose themselves as having "sinus headache" because sinus congestion is also related to migraine.
An eye pillow is great for any time you need to relax, get rid o{ a sinus headache, or need a little help drifting off into a peaceful sleep.
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When individuals experience pain and pressure in the forehead, around the eyes, and behind the cheekbones, they often believe they are suffering from a "sinus headache." Yet true acute sinus headache is actually quite rare, and must be accompanied by acute bacterial infection of the nose and sinuses that is confirmed by clinical and radiological evidence.
p Hay fever A symptom of hay fever can be a sinus headache which develops because of swollen sinus membranes.