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Is your “Sinus Pain” actually Migraine

 Headache Is often misdiagnosed as a sinus disease because it is under-appreciated that headache may be accompanied by symptoms that are similar to sinusitis:  lacrimation, conjunctival redness, runny nose, pain in the sinus region can all accompany headache/ migraine. Cranial autonomic symptoms occur by activation of the trigeminal-autonomic reflex. Parasympathetic efferents that innervate the lacrimal …