REMEDIES TO GET RID OF HEADACHES NATURALLY
There comes a point when the world of deadlines, irksome bosses, late nights,
skimpy sleep schedules, and traffic jams takes a toll on us. It is then when our
quintessential cup of coffee surrenders to splitting headaches. So, what do you do
when you’re bad day culminates to a severe migraine? Headaches are a common
form of pain. Find ways to help relieve your discomfort, naturally.
The most common type of headache is a tension headache often related to stress,
depression, or anxiety. Other common types of headaches are migraines, cluster
headaches, and sinus headaches. Natural remedies are a drug-free way to reduce
headaches. These at-home treatments may help prevent headaches or at least help
reduce their severity and duration.
SIP SOME GINGER TEA
Ginger root contains many beneficial compounds, including antioxidants and anti-
inflammatory substances. Ginger powder is as effective as the conventional
headache medication at reducing migraine pain. What’s more, ginger helps
reduce nausea and vomiting, common symptoms associated with severe
You can take the ginger powder in capsule form or make a powerful tea with fresh
A few simple exercises to stretch your head and neck can help reduce the
intensity of the headache. Move your chin upwards and downwards, left and
right, and bend your neck sideways towards each shoulder. You can also try to
slowly rotate the neck in clockwise and anticlockwise directions to help the
shoulder and neck muscles relax. So when a headache looms, you know what to
A warm bath can help you relax and may also reduce any muscle pain that could
be contributing to a tension headache.
LISTEN TO SOOTHING SOUNDS
Listen to calming sounds, including music or recorded nature sounds. The rhythms
and gentle melodies can help slow your breathing, promote relaxation, as well as
help ease body pain or tension.
If these natural remedies for headaches are not working for you, consider any lifestyle
factors that could be contributing. For example:
- Regular exercise promotes good circulation.
- Eat and sleep on a regular schedule.
- Your headache may be a result of overexposure to screens like smartphones,
TVs, and computers. Give your mind a break by adding some screen-free time
into your schedule.