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Identify A Sinus Headache

With Just One Finger

In some cases it doesn’t really take much more than a finger to ease worry, save money, and get relief. So limber up those index fingers to learn how to perform this amazingly simple diagnostic head test.


Identify if it’s a sinus headache or not.
There are nearly as many types of headaches as there are ways to get them. And besides migraines, many people feel that sinus headaches are the worst.

To determine if yours is a sinus-related headache (so you can target treatment), lightly tap your face a few times with your finger. Tap above each eyebrow, above the bridge of the nose, and just below each cheekbone. This is where your sinuses are located.

If you feel a sharp pain when you tap, then your sinuses are likely the source of your discomfort. Treat with antihistamines or decongestants for up to seven days, or in severe cases, with doctor-prescribed antibiotics.