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Headaches Natural Cures

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Headaches are common a complaint that comes up during more than half of all visits to the doctor’s office. And the headache remedies people use to relieve such pain are truly diverse .

Headaches have a multitude of causes. The most common type the tension headache may develop from painful muscle spasm in the neck, jaw and head. It may also come from chemical changes in the brain or may be related to stress and tension.

Migraine headaches may originate as an electrical change in brain cells, followed by a disturbed blood flow to the head blood vessels that first constrict, then dilate to throb painfully. Migraine may also be associated with an inflammation of the arteries of the meninges.

A number of triggers can set off a migraine, including hormonal changes in woman, bright lights, a change in sleep pattern, and food or chemicals sensitivities. Many kind of headaches respond to simple measures. They do, issue a warning,

See a doctor if it is your first bad headache or your worst headache ever, or if your headaches become frequent or sudden and severe, or if they are accompanied by fever, confusion or stiff neck because all these signs are potentially serious problems. For occasional, unavoidable headache, here are a number of tips those on the leading edge of experimental medicine and some headache natural cures .

OTCs
More than one third of patients said aspirin, ibuprofen, Advil provides all the relief they need.

Ice
Applying ice to the head, usually the back of the neck or forehead, is a fast, reliable way to abort a headache. Ice helps both tension and migraine by constricting blood vessels, especially if you use it on yourself at the very first sign of a headache. Heat can also have a soothing effect. Placing a heating pad on tight neck muscles for 20-3- min relax them and ease a tension headache.

Walk
Stress and headaches seem to go together, and some of the people who get tension headaches say that getting out for a walk to blow off some steam works as well as aspirin to relieve a headache.

Brush your hair
Brush your hair gently. Friction rubs, including hair brushing, areĀ  a common from of therapy. Medical experts say that brushing stimulates blood flow to the area of the body that is being brushed.

Magnesium
Research shows that people with low blood levels of magnesium are likely to have one of many different kinds of headaches, including migraines and menstrual headaches. There are a number of cases reports of magnesium helping headaches.

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