Pain in the head or neck region is referred to as a headache. Headaches are a common symptom of many medical conditions.
Causes of headaches include
- loud noises
- sleep deprivation
- effects of some medications and of recreational drugs
- Dental or sinus issues.
- Illnesses such as common colds, fever or throat infection.
- Eyestrain or back strain
- Hormone imbalance
- Vitamin or mineral imbalance
The most common medication for headaches is painkillers but the exact treatment depends on the underlying causes.
Common Home remedies for headaches during pregnancy
It helps in easing the pain by reducing inflammation in the blood vessels located in the head region.
It is a miracle spice which has various uses. It can effectively treat headaches. You can apply a thick paste of water mixed with cinnamon powder on your forehead to get instant relief.
It is one of the most successful home remedies to treat headaches. You can increase your daily magnesium intake by consuming magnesium rich foods such as meat, chocolate, beans, seeds, coffee, etc.
- Peppermint & Lavender Essential Oil
They help in relieving headaches with the help of their soothing and numbing effect.
- Stay Hydrated
Water is the most essential component of body and dehydration can leave us with killer headaches. Avoid drinks which dehydrate the body such as alcohol and sugary drinks. Adding these nutritious fruits and veggies to your diet would definitely help you in staying hydrated all day long: cucumber, celery, radishes, cabbage, cauliflower, eggplant, spinach, watermelon, grapefruits, oranges, etc.
- Detox Bath to Reduce Tension
Detox helps our body in getting rid of harmful toxins and hence is one of the best methods to treat headaches due to tension and stress.
- Basic Stretches
Head and neck exercises help in reducing the intensity of headache.
It’s cooling and pain-relieving properties are used to ease a throbbing headache. Inhaling the smell of the crushed cloves relieves the pain.
Herbs are used for treating almost all the ailments without any side effects. Basil is a strong-scented herb which can be used as a treatment for headaches.
An apple a day keeps a doctor away. Both apple cider vinegar and apples are used to get relief from headaches. They help in restoring the pH levels of the body.
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