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Monday, 29 September 2014

Treating Headaches Naturally

Headaches are not necessarily sicknesses or diseases on their own but symptoms of underlying issues seeking attention. So many issues can be responsible for your headache ranging from malaria to stress and even toxins in the body.

Headaches could also be classified into various types ranging from the usual to one sided ones called migraines, and also tension headache, etc. In all of these, there must be a cause traceable for the headaches. Some of these numerous causative factors are such as: Allergies or sensitivities, Dental conditions, Caffeine consumption or Medication, Constipation, heavy Metal toxicity, Brain haemorrhage, Meningitis, Glaucoma, Severe trauma, Brain tumors or infection, High blood pressure, Malaria (Fever), etc.

watch what you eat

Contrary to most people’s thoughts, headaches do not necessarily originate from the head or brain but they are clear (warning) signals of some other underlining effects like I stated earlier – seeking attention. What is merely happening is that information is being carried from the originating sources along the nerves, to the spinal cord and then to the brain. 

The pain you get from your headache is just a warning signal telling you that something is wrong somewhere and that you should apply necessary measures. But without necessarily going into the boring details of the aforementioned different types of headaches and their causes, I will just delve into the ways we can administer remedy by the richly abundant means that nature has provided. 

Heavy metal pollution - bad for your health

It is always pertinent however to consult your physician when these symptoms show up, or you could take some over-the-counter (OTC) remedies, but the whole idea is for you to realise that too much over dependence on these chemical drugs have proven themselves to be highly injurious to the human system in the long run.

do not get addicted to them

While migraines can be tackled by any means that helps you to achieve relaxation, tension headaches which includes most of the types earlier mentioned, can be resolved by the following measures –

Maintaining good posture always   
                                                                                                                                                               Taking frequent breaks from whatever you are doing  
                                                                                                                                                          Cultivating the habit of Relaxation 
                                                                                                                                                                Doing simple Stretch Exercises  
                                                                                                                                                              Making use of Cold packs 
                                                                                                                                                              Occasionally taking Warm baths or Showers 
                                                                                                                                                  Cultivating the habit of Exercising regularly  
                                                                                                                                                    Enjoying Deep breathing exercises

You can also always find relief and indeed healing for your headaches through conscious life style patterns like making sure you go to bed and get out of bed the same time every day. Other methods will include other forms of exercise and relaxation, but let us still go into other tangible applications that God through the gift of nature has provided freely for us all, for healing benefits, which is through Diet and Nutrition: