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Headaches and Migraines Tag

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apple cider vinegar

Get Rid of Headaches Naturally with Apple Cider Vinegar

Headaches are the worst.  You can't concentrate, you're dragging yourself around all day with the hopes that the Advil, Motrin or Tylenol you took is going to kick in. Why not try something that's natural that won't kill your liver and not to mention it actually works! Get rid of headaches naturally with apple cider ninegar Apply an apple cider vinegar compress Apple cider vinegar can either be used as a cold compress or inhaled via steam to soothe headache pain. Soak a clean cloth with ACV and refrigerate to create a compress that may be rested on the forehead and temples to relieve pain. You will need…1/4 cup of ACV Roughly 1 quart of boiling water 1 cup of fresh cool waterDirections… Pour ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar into a large bowl, and then...

butterbur

Butterbur: The Herb that Relieves Migraines, Allergies, Asthma & More

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Charles PlattIn this article, you'll learn about butterbur and discover how this herb relieves migraines, allergies, asthma and more.Every year, nearly a million people in the United States end up in the emergency room seeking relief from debilitating migraine pain.  Severe migraine headaches remain an unresolved medical issue for millions of people despite the availability of powerful drugs and specialty migraine clinics.For most people, taming their migraines is an ongoing series of trial and error events using various medications and stress-reduction therapies. For some, however, the very drugs taken to resolve a migraine may actually create a chronic migraine condition.2 Alarming studies have even shown that those who suffer from a certain type of migraine are at risk for a life-threatening cardiovascular disease.Given the...

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8 Home Remedies For Migraines That Actually Work

A migraine is characterized by severe pain that affects one side of the head, and it is normally associated with abnormal activities in the brain. When suffering from a migraine, one becomes sensitive to light, sound, and smell. Common symptoms include eye pain, nausea, vomiting and severe pain usually on the temples.Migraines may come without a warning but either way, you have to find a remedy. While migraines can respond to over-the-counter prescription, home remedies have proved to cure migraines. The good news is that most probably you have these ingredients within your reach. Here are eight drug-free remedies you can try to cure migraines; Lavender OilNot only does lavender oil contain beautiful fragrance but the oil has also proved to be useful in the fight...

herbal tea

10 Best Herbal Tea for Headache Relief

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Teas made with herbs like ginger and feverfew can help control pain by blocking prostaglandins, a pain-causing compound released by the body in response to many ailments. Chamomile and peppermint have antispasmodic effects, while meadowsweet, white willow bark, and wintergreen have anti-inflammatory properties. Also holy basil, a herb with multiple medicinal properties can treat headaches. Headaches come in all sorts of avatars, from your garden-variety dull throb to skull-blasting migraines replete with flashing lights. Whether you’re an occasional or frequent sufferer, a warm cup of herbal tea may ease your pain – sometimes, even as effectively as conventional medication! Nature’s bountiful garden of herbs offers a host of options and we’ve lined up some for you to consider.But first, a quick look at what triggers headaches. Headache...

When Should You Ice Your Head

When Should You Ice Your Head?

Ice is a great treatment for mild discomfort. The cold temporarily deadens the nerve endings so they do not send pain signals to the brain, or at least the signals aren’t as strong. So, ice is a good alternative to chemical pain relievers that are normally a little slower-acting anyway. Even better, there’s no reason to wear out your arm holding an ice pack up to your aching head. There are many good adjustable ice packs that are specifically designed for this area of the body. These packs also work well on arms, shoulders, knees, and just about anywhere else. Head ice has some other benefits as well, so the aforementioned ice pack should not stay in the back of your freezer and come out only for...