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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:
And the second thing you need to know and understand is exactly 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 (see lower down) 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.
The 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 below and couple this with trying to stop smoking.
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 Organizations in the right hand column.
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.
Go to the top of Home Remedies for Headaches
“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."