||Comments on the headache
|Heat and Cold Therapy
will have to find out whether cold ice packs or warm heat packs help to reduce
the pain from the headaches. Everyone is different.
Always wrap the ice pack in a towel to reduce the coolness. Place it on
your forehead or at the back of the neck.
A hot water bottle filled with warm to hot water or a gel pack heated in the microwave
may be used for heat therapy. Check to make sure it is not too hot first to
||Massaging the painful area can be helpful.
Some people find it useful to massage the scalp area with the fingers.
Others have reported that massaging the bottom of the feet and the back
of the neck reduces the pain from headaches and migraines.
Massaging stimulates circulation, relaxes the muscles and mind and
takes much of the pain away.
For a better experience, make an aromatherapy massage oil with essential oils such as
peppermint, lavender or eucalyptus oil.
||Aromatherapy is extremely helpful as the
sense of smell can affect the nervous system and induce a calming and
relaxing effect. Studies have proven that aromatherapy can used to
treat pain and stress.
Aromtherapy essential oils that are great for headache pain relief
include lavender, peppermint, eucalyptus and sandlewood. They can be
used individually or in combination.
Experiment to find out which one
works best for you.
||Moderate exercise can make your body better
able to cope with the pain and stress of headache pains.
exercising when you have a headache is probably not a good idea. It is
best to start slowly (for example, a brisk walk).
Exercise seems to help those suffering from migraine headaches. It is
known that exercise causes your body to produce natural painkillers
know that your diet can have an effect on how many headaches you get,
especially migraine headaches?
The article Headache
Diet gives you some tips on foods to eat and foods to avoid.