Sinus Headache Treatments in Houston with Leading ENT Specialist

Dr. CT Nguyen, Certified ENT Surgeon Houston

Dr. CT Nguyen has 15+ years experience as a leading ENT expert and has helped hundreds of people get relief from their nasal & sinus conditions.


Are You a Candidate for Sinus Headache Treatment?

  • Do your sinuses feel blocked and filled with fluid?
  • Does your sinus blockage result in painful pressure?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions click below to fill out our assessment form.

or call us at: (832) 237-7777

"Dr. Nguyen and his staff are very nice. The sinus procedure was tough at the beginning as I could not take steroids to aid the recovery process, but now I'm feeling great!"

Are Sinus Headaches Causing You Unnecessary Pain?

Sinuses are air spaces that develop from the nasal passages which help with air humidification and mucus secretion. Inflammation  of the sinuses (also known as sinusitis) may decrease the ability for the mucus to drain, increasing pressure within the sinus, leading to the sinus headache.

Sinusitis can be caused by:

  • Colds
  • Bacterial or fungal infections
  • An impaired immune system
  • Structural problems in the nasal cavity

The resulting pressure changes in the sinuses can trigger headaches.

How Can Houston Residents Find Relief from Sinus Headaches?

Fortunately for sinus headache suffers, there are a number of over-the-counter remedies for mild symptoms. Three such remedies are:

1. Decongestant Nasal Spray

The liquid in decongestant nasal sprays will help to lessen the pain of sinus headaches by keeping down the inflammation in the nasal passages, thus helping them to drain.

2. Decongestant Pill

Take a decongestant targeted to assisting with sinus pain relief. Decongestants aim to ease sinus headaches by decreasing inflammation and facilitating drainage in the nasal passages.

3. Neti Pot

Water from the neti pot increases drainage and decreases inflammation in the nasal passages that contributes to sinus headaches.

As mentioned, these remedies are generally best utilized by those with mild cases of sinus headaches. It is recommended that if you are experiencing more severe headaches that you consult with a doctor.

Whether you feel mild or intense headaches, meeting with a doctor will be the first step towards relief.  Find out about whether allergies are the cause or not, and what treatment options may be right for you.  Our experienced ENT doctor at Houston Sinus & Allergy specializes in allergy treatment, and can provide you with a consultation. So book an assessment with our doctor or contact us, and get the relief you need.