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Headaches and Common Remedies

Updated on February 26, 2018
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Headaches and Common Remedies for Their Relieve

Headaches are, and I risk being redundant, headaches and they meddle with your capacity of being able to complete your daily tasks. Headaches are continuous painful throbs in a person’s head and can bring a person to be irritable, have nauseas, lack of concentration and other symptoms that can be a really big pain in the butt. Headaches are classified into four categories: migraine, stress headache, headache and cluster headache. It would be a shame for you to go on unaware of the type of headaches out there so we have listed them here for you to learn from.

The least painful would be the simple headache or tension headache which can be caused by the following: lack of sleep, extreme high or low temperatures, hormonal change, concussions, loud noises, congested sinuses, fevers, psychosomatic factors and many other things can cause a person to have a head ache.You could get a headache from a change in your mood because you were stuck in traffic and someone just cut you off.

Headaches and Stress

The stress headache is second in line and actually fits in the first headache category. Stress headaches are usually caused by and you guessed right, stress. A person that undergoes a series of stressful situations throughout their day is bound to come along with a headache. It is simple. Your brain is a supercomputer and when it faces an overload of information/work it begins shutting down or freezing. In this case the shutdown would be that headache you came into work with this morning because your children were not ready to leave when you had appointed them to.

A migraine is simply a headache multiplied to the tenth power. It is usually a hereditary type of headache and it is intensified when a person comes into contact with light or loud sounds. Migraines can lead a person to have nauseas and even vomit due to the acuteness of the pain it inflicts on the person. Migraines are extremely annoying and you want to learn more about natural remedies to ease them off you are at the right place simply read on.

Finally on the pain scale of headaches we have the cluster headaches. A cluster headache is not a headache but rather a group of headaches that stretch over a long period of time. A person that suffers of cluster headaches is said to suffer more pain than a person that has broken a femur or given birth. The cluster head ache can be extremely excruciating and it only warns the ailed person with a shadow like pain. The pain is usually located in the eyes or in the temples. The pain is usually felt on one side of the head but it can be felt in both sides of the head.

The following is a disclaimer statement. Migraines and tension headaches are all we can help you deal with, with mere natural remedies. If your pain is far greater than that of a migraine consult your doctor. If your headache is not as strong as a severe migraine continue reading because we will tell you about some of the best natural remedies for headaches out there.

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Teas that can reduce headache pain

Chamomile tea, ginger tea and lavender tea are excellent teas for a person that has to deal with a tension headache. Chamomile and lavender both have relaxing properties and are commonly used in aromatherapy. Both of these herbs relieve tension in your nervous system and by doing so they also relieve some of the tension pent up in your head. They are excellent for headaches because of their relaxing and pain killing properties.

Plus, drinking a cup of chamomile tea will help you achieve a good night’s sleep which is also essential to keep yourself from coming down with a tension headache. The aromatherapy of lavender is also excellent to loosen some of that built tension that is causing you that pain. We must not forget to mention how effective ginger is at healing not only headaches but it also reduces fevers, stomach aches and prevents vomiting.

Headache Relief Massage

Massage your Head

Another “remedy” involves massaging the area of the head in which the pain is afflicting you to begin reducing the pain of the headaches. It is particularly unbelievable for some people that giving their selves some love and taking care of their bodies will actually perpetuate some sort of change in their health. You know yourself and your pains better than anybody else so why leave the job of healing to someone else? This does not mean however, that you can’t get a massage from any other person it just means that if you are alone when you come down with a headache you can make do with your own hands.

Changing your sleeping routine and adding a couple of hours of sleep to your schedule will surely help heave the pain of the headache off of your head. People joke quite a lot with getting their beauty sleep. What they don’t know is that sleeping is a regenerative activity the body undergoes. It is when your brain stores memories for the long term, your body settles down and your muscles and bones grow (applies to people under the age of 25). Even if you’re not 25, sleep deprivation can cause serious impairments to the way you go about your daily activities.

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Lettuce Sedative and Painkilling Properties

Eating lettuce can also help you deal with the pain since the lettuce has painkilling and sedative properties. Consider eating lettuce a greener way to go about drinking an Advil. Eat a little sugar. Sometimes a low level of sugar and low blood pressure can lead a person to have a headache. The instant remedy is eating something sweet. Be careful of how you go about this if you have diabetes or any other problems with insulin control. If your sinuses are the cause of your headache, have some mint tea. Cayenne peppers and ginger tea will also do you well. They will help you remove the excess mucus and relieve the tension in your head by draining all the gross matter out of you.

Finally we will list here despite the fact that is a more psychosomatic solution to your problem. Meditate. Meditation will aid you in your quest to eradicate the pain. Reminding yourself to go back to the basics, breathe in breathe out … chill. With the correct mind set this exercise of the mind will work wonders on your head. Remember this: meditation is not about thinking about things or problems it is clearing your head of them to relax.

Headaches can push you over the limit but you can push them out of your head in no time with these natural remedies. Just remember to take a little more time to relax, give yourself a break and sleep. Sleeping is the ultimate cure for a tension headache. If you or your friends have any natural remedies you would like to share, don’t be shy go ahead and do that in the comments section we would really appreciate it if you did.

We will not make ourselves responsible for any hazards to your health these natural remedies may have, however we must reiterate that they are natural remedies and the chances of these remedies harming you are scarce. We hope this article was of your aid and we encourage you to share this hub page with your family and your friends. If you have any doubts or concerns please leave those in the comment section as well. We will gladly answer them for you.

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The FDA warns of potentially serious risk to internal organs from basically all types of over-the-counter pills taken for pain and common headaches

Head pain should never be ignored and medication may be a wise choice. Always consult your health care provider for diagnosis and treatment.

The oils help to relax and soothe simple nervous tension due to everyday overwork and fatigue, or the oils can open up and gently soothe irritated sinuses that often could otherwise build into headaches. Aromatherapists also regularly recommend Peppermint, Spearmint or Lavender to soothe feelings of nausea and stomach upset. The oils support regaining a feeling of your health being more in balance

These gentle soothing actions for calming common discomforts have made this product highly popular at our Aroma Workshop in Chicago for over 20 years. No one says this natural herbal remedy is a cure for stopping already formed headaches or recurring headaches. Head pain should never be ignored and medication may be a wise choice. Always consult your health care provider for diagnosis and treatment.

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