25 Natural Ways to Relieve Headaches by Romy Fox

By Romy Fox

American citizens spend greater than $4 billion a yr on over the counter headache treatments. This much-needed ebook examines the various forms of complications, is helping establish their factors, and offers secure choices for headache therapy and prevention. From nutrients to meditation, therapeutic massage and homeopathy, this is the last word source for treating trendy complications and combating tomorrow's.

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A food intolerance, on the other hand, usually produces much milder symptoms. Elevated blood pressure, stomach upsets, spasms of the airways, sweating, and headaches are all common signs of food intolerance, although it usually takes more than just a bite or two of the offending food to bring about these symptoms. If, for example, you can eat one or two strawberries with no problem but break out in a rash if you eat a pint of them, you’ve got a food intolerance. Oddly enough, the foods that people eat most often or really crave can be the very foods that cause a reaction.

Waste products, like lactic acid, tend to build up and irritate nerve fibers, causing even more pain. But by becoming aware of the tension in your “stress” muscles and consciously relaxing them, you can often ward off a headache—and decrease overall pain levels. Once you realize that you do have some control over your pain, your fear of it should automatically decrease. An estimated 20 percent of headache sufferers benefit from the use of EMG biofeedback. Biofeedback 35 Thermal Biofeedback Thermal biofeedback is a real boon to those who suffer from migraine headaches.

Because low blood sugar can bring on headaches, make sure you don’t skip meals, fast, or go too long without eating. In the same vein, don’t overdo it on sugary snacks, and when you do eat sugary foods, have something else with them. Your blood sugar will tend to skyrocket after a high-sugar binge, then come crashing down to abnormally low levels, possibly bringing along a headache in the bargain. Three meals (each containing some protein) and two or three snacks should help you maintain appropriate blood sugar levels throughout the day.

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