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Sinus Headache

What is it? A nasty throbbing or aching feeling that's felt over the bridge of the nose, forehead, around the eyes and over the cheekbones in the sinus cavity.

How long does it last? Anywhere from 72 hours to five days if it's a severe infection.

What causes it? Allergies, cold and flu or sinus infections. When you're feeling congested and all stuffed up in the nose, the build up of fluid can cause the headache feeling. But is generally worsened by head movements like bending over to pick something up.

Treatments? Allergy or cold and flu medications that help to decongest, nasal irrigation or standard ibuprofen or paracetamol to help with pain. If it is an infection there is the chance you might need a course of antibiotics.

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