The Difference Between Sinus Headaches and Migraines

Many people who think they are having a sinus headache are actually having a migraine. Why do people get these two confused so often? There is actually quite a bit of overlap between the symptoms of a sinus headache and a migraine. It can be pretty easy to think that... Read More

Can Scented Candles Cause Sinus Problems?

Many people feel like their sinuses become irritated around certain smells, which is often true. However, it is important to understand the difference between sinusitis and common allergies in order to diagnose the root of your sinus problems and begin healing.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 30... Read More

How to Determine If You Have a Sinus Infection or Allergies

Allergies and sinus infections have many similar symptoms. Allergies are a result of histamine, a chemical released by your immune system. Sinus infections or sinusitis, on the other hand, is a bacterial or viral infection of the cavities around your nasal passage. Because both allergies and sinus infections affect the... Read More

Is My Sinus Infection Contagious?

By DetroitSinusCenter Sep 18, 2017

Is My Sinus Infection Contagious?

A question our sinus specialists in Southfield and Allen Park, MI get when patients come in for sinus infections is whether or not they're contagious. We get this question often for obvious reasons. The swelling and pressure from sinus infections can be uncomfortable, and nobody wants to inflict that on... Read More

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