PRESSURE AND PAIN

CAUSES OF SINUS PRESSURE AND PAIN
As described on the Congestion page, swollen nasal passages and the build-up of mucus cause congestion. Swollen and inflamed tissues can also cause pressure on nerve endings around your sinuses. This leads to dull or throbbing pain and aches. 
Swollen and inflamed tissues can cause pressure on nerve endings around your sinuses. This leads to dull or throbbing pain and aches.
WHICH SINUSES ARE CAUSING YOUR SINUS
PAIN? 
Sinuses & Pain: Frontal: forehead, headaches. Ethmoid: between eyes, across nose. Maxillary: cheeks, upper jaw/teeth. Sphenoid: behind eyes, top of scalp, along back of head
TIPS FOR SINUS PRESSURE AND PAIN RELIEF
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Chill out your sinuses.
Anything you can do to cool your head can ease some of the pain. An ice mask, bag of ice, or even a cold compress can help.  
Chill out your sinuses.
Anything you can do to cool your head can ease some of the pain. An ice mask, bag of ice, or even a cold compress can help.
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Massage and relax.
Stress often makes your sinus symptoms feel worse. Gently massaging your neck and shoulders, while not linked to your sinuses, can help you relax which can give you relief. 
Massage and relax.
Stress often makes your sinus symptoms feel worse. Gently massaging your neck and shoulders, while not linked to your sinuses, can help you relax which can give you relief.
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Consider taking a nasal decongestant with a pain-reliever
A combination of a decongestant with a pain-reliever, such as acetaminophen or naproxen sodium, can help relieve sinus pressure and pain.  
Consider taking a sinus decongestant with a pain-reliever.
A combination of a decongestant with a pain-reliever, such as acetaminophen or naproxen sodium, can help relieve sinus pressure and pain.