When looking for home remedies for headaches there are two things you
must do and the first one is to know when to see a doctor and this should be when.........
When your headache is persistant....|
When your speech, or vision is affected....
When your headaches become more severe....
When you wake up with a headache (which is not caused by overindulging the night before)....
Now you need to know and understand what type of headache you are dealing with before embarking on home remedies for headaches.
This is a(self-inflicted) migraine type of throbbing headache, often accompanied by nausea.
It is caused by dehydration resulting from excessive alcohol
consumption and as far as home remedies for headaches go, rather go
immediately to home remedies for hangovers.
Yip... not "going" regularly can also be a cause of headaches, so to keep things in good running order try these home remedies for constipation and natural laxatives to help prevent constipation headaches.
A high blood pressure headache is characterized as been aggravated by
movement or exertion, and the dull generalized pain affects a large area
of the head.
This is caused by high blood pressure and you need to get it under control.
This type of headache is normally a frontal head pain on both sides of the head that is caused by overuse of the eyes or a vision issue which must be corrected by an optometrist.
Home remedies for headaches can help ease the pain but you must have your eyes checked.
Sinus headache symptoms are a nagging pain over the nasal area.
This can increase day by day if your blocked sinuses are not sorted out. The sinus headache is normally accompanied by a fever and discolored mucus. Don't self medicate until you are absolutely sure that your headaches are sinus headaches and not a migraine or tension headache.
As home remedies for headaches go in this case you have two options here - try either sinus infection herbal remedies or sinus infection home remedies to sort out your blocked sinuses and the accompanying sinus headache.
Consuming excessive amounts of caffeine may also bring on headaches by
altering the blood supply to the brain. Cutting down on caffeine can
help people who suffer from recurrent headaches, but beware of
eliminating caffeine too quickly, as this may cause withdrawal
These headaches are more prevalent in men and involve heavy duty pain around or behind one eye. These cluster headaches can occur every day for weeks or even months and then just suddenly disappear.
cause is unknown and is probably genetic or hormonal. One common factor
which has been isolated is their occurrence amongst smokers, so try some
of our home remedies for headaches and couple this with trying to stop
Hunger headaches are caused by not eating properly, skipping meals and excessive dieting. This results in a drop in your blood sugar and a really nasty headache.
If you should have any concerns that
either yourself or a loved one has an eating disorder you need support and advice, check out the Health Organisations to the right.
Some women experience headaches at times of ovulation, which is caused
by a variation in estrogen levels. You can help treat these headaches by
ensuring that you do not have a deficiency in zinc or a deficiency in magnesium and also ensuring that your Vitamin b levels are sufficient
Probably the most common type of headache, caused by tension - mental - physical or both. This is a throbbing headache with the sensation of a tight band around the head and throbbing behind the eyes.
Relieve your stress, take up yoga, use relaxation techniques.
exercise can help tension headaches but other types of headaches can be
made worse by exercising so ensure that you are suffering from tension
headaches before embarking on an exercises program, and correct your
posture especially if you spend long hours at a computer.
Migraines are severe, disabling, debilitating headaches. They are typically accompanied by nausea, vomiting and visual disturbances such as flashing lights before the eyes.
Take a moment to check out some of our most popular home remedies.......
"The art of healing comes from nature and not from the Physician. Therefore the Physician must start from nature with an open mind."
~ Paracelsus ~
“If you have a lot of
tension and you get a headache, do what it says on the aspirin bottle:
"Take two aspirin" and "Keep away from children".”
"If the headache would only precede the
intoxication, alcoholism would be a virtue."
Carotenoids is the good pigment in veggies and fruit.
The body turns this pigment into essential antioxidants which attack free radicals to help keep you younger.
A good diet combined with exercise during old age means you're eight times more likely to live five years longer than those who are inactive and don't eat properly.
Drink an infusion of Basil (made by pouring boiling water on a handful of basil leaves ) twice a day.
The eugenol oil in the plant seems to block the effects of an enzyme called cyclo-oxygenase which triggers inflammation and pain.
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