Headache-Adviser.com

Major headaches with sinus stuffiness all the time

by Shannon Meade
(Costa Mesa, CA)

Hi I have horrible headaches. Worst part that goes with it is sinus stuffiness where I am so congested I can't breathe. It is every day with sinus. Migraines I have every 2 to 3 days. Some days it is every day. I had a cat scan on my sinus' and clear as can be. What should I do? Just found out I have allergies to peanuts, pecans, watermelon, potatoes, and grapes. That explains wine too. Felt good since I stopped those for 2 days but then forgot and ate potatoes and had migraine for 2 days feeling my head will blow up. Took Advil sinus and aspirin as just one doesn't work. Help!!! Desperate!!

Answer:

If your CT of the sinuses is clear you are not having "sinus" but are having migraines. Food triggers for migraine are common.

Advil, ibuprofen, aspirin and other OTC's just make the headaches worse and cause analgesic rebound headache syndrome.

Talk to your doctor about seeing a headache specialist to get the problem under better control.

Mary K Betz MS RPA-C

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Ask The Expert.



Does the scenerio above sound like you? If not, or if you think you need more information please read about different types of headaches to find out which type of headache you are experiencing.

Sign up for the Headache Adviser Newsletter for the latest updates in headache medicine.

Enter your E-mail Address

Enter your First Name (optional)

Then

Don't worry -- your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Headache-Adviser Newsletter.



Sign up for the RSS feed..it's free!


XML RSS
Add to My Yahoo!
Add to My MSN
Add to Google


Are you having headaches and neck pain?

I use only one pillow personally..The Chiroflow Pillow


mediflow pillow

Purchase one of the BEST pillows for neck pain, and start having a great nights sleep!




Sign up for the RSS feed..it's free!


XML RSS
Add to My Yahoo!
Add to My MSN
Add to Google

Protected by Copyscape Online Plagiarism Test





| Homepage |Written by | Privacy Policy | Medical Disclaimer|

Copyright© 2007-2012 Information Enterprises, LLC. The information on this website is for educational purposes only. See your doctor for headache treatment.