It’s said that the pain is created in our bran, and the way that we mentally react on it is making the whole difference in the organism.
If you are among those who are suffering from severe headaches and migraines, you have probably done everything you could to ease the pain.
Of course, it’s easiest to grab a pill, but if you solve the problem on natural way, you will become your own hero.
Migraines are serious headaches that usually are manifested only on one side of the head, and they are connected with light and sound sensitivity and nausea.
Changing your life habits, such as what you eat and how long you sleep, could reduce the frequency of headaches and migraines.
Here are several natural remedies and tricks that you can try, which could help you ease the pain.
Lavender essential oil
You can use it locally, in the area where you feel you head pulsing, or you can inhale it. You will feel instant pain relief.
Basil essential oil
It provides great relax to the muscles and it will reduce the tension that the headache has created. You can use fresh basil added in salad, or use essential oil as a supplement.
It’s rich in omega 3 fatty acids, and it actively fights the chronic pain.
You need to eat a handful of raw almonds the moment you feel that you are getting a headache.
It’s rich in antioxidants and fiber, and you should consume it boiled in order to reduce headache.
Yoga is a great method to help you deal with the pain that devours your body, mostly the headaches. Practicing yoga will help you relax your body, your muscles, and your mind, and the pain will slowly disappear.
When you have a headache, you start breathing more difficult. You need to focus for a few minutes and take a deep breath. On that way your brain will get more oxygen and the pain will slowly go away.
Physical activity outside
You don’t have to force your body too much, it’s enough to drive a bicycle or go for a long walk outside. With the fresh air and the endorphin release you will feel immediate pain relief.
A glass of water
Mostly, the migraines are caused by dehydration. Drinking a glass of water can help with your problem. You need to drink more water, and avoid drinks that cause dehydration such as coffee, soda, or alcohol.
Pencil between the teeth
If you suffer from severe headaches, you can try putting a pencil between your teeth, but don’t bite it very hard. In that way you will relax the muscles in the lower jaw, and the tension will slowly disappear.
Know the causes
Many migraines are activated as a result of some specific reasons that might be connected with a specific food type, light, heat, or some sounds, and even some persons. Learn to recognize what’s causing you migraines and avoid those things as much as you can.
Have a dairy
Sometimes the migraines are connected with some hormonal changes, so you can write them down in order to follow them and to find out if they appear in the same specific period of the month or year.
Change your diet
Some types of food have been proved to cause migraines, such as peanut butter, meat with plenty of nitrates and bread. In case you notice that some specific type of food is causing troubles, simply eliminate it from your menu.
Eat on every 3 hours
The headaches mostly occur as a result of misbalance of sugar in the blood. You need to keep it balanced as much as you can, and consume light proteins every 3 hours during the day.
Get some good night’s sleep
If you sleep less than 7 hours during the night, you are more prone to have migraine and headache.
Put ice in some towel and keep it on the area where you feel the pain, in order to ease it.
Consume Vitamin B12
It deals well with the symptoms of migraine and headache and it cals you down.
Gently massage the area where you feel your headache. This sometimes can help with migraines as well.
Use fresh ginger which you can chew or add in your tea the moment you feel that you are getting a headache.
Regularly drink chamomile tea because it’s very beneficial for headaches.
Organic apple cider vinegar
Mix a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar with a tablespoon of honey in a glass of water. Drink it and you will feel immediate pain relief.
Mix a teaspoon of grounded black pepper in a glass of water to quickly eliminate headache. If it’s to spicy for you, you can add honey of lemon.
Eating one apple, or even just smelling the freshly cut green apple, has been proven to relieve the headache.
You should not exaggerate with it, because you can dry your organism, but a small cup of coffee will help you get rid of the pain.