Sinus Headache :(

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    Oh man, I have a KILLER sinus headache, so bad I called into work. I took a pill and am killing time on here, waiting for it to kick in so I can go lay down. It hurts to have my head on the pillow right now.



    Any advice or tips to make the pain go away?
     
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    But of course... I like natural remedies.

    The best expert and reader remedies from Earth Clinic for HEADACHE Cures.

    And a caution about otc remedies.

    The link between sinus infections and allergy medications.
     
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    Boil a big pot of water and breath in the steam. Then put a heating pad over your sinuses.
     
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    I have the water, but not a heating pad. :(

    I'll try that, thanks!
     
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    Thanks, there are some good hints on that site!
     
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    three advil...

    and suck warm salt water through your nose. (I know, it sounds gross... but i know people who swear by it).
     
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    Crush some OxyContin and snort it.
     
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    In all serious, it may actually be a migraine as migraines can make your nose run and give you a full sensation in the sinuses. So if it becomes a pattern or does not improve with simple treatments, you may want to see your doctor.

    Otherwise rest, warm or cool compresses, saline irrigation.
     
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    STay the hell away from OTC sinuu remedies and ESPECIALLY stay away from those sprays that clear up sinuses briefly.

    All they really do is dry out the mucus membranes and when they kick back in they do so with a vengence.

    My sister started using that crap obsessively, and ended up with chronic sinusitus.
     
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    wasabi....let it hit the roof of your mouth...will clear out sinus...take a spoon ..let it work then get into a shower ...let the moisture help....i got to get to work....
     

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