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Headache - Home Remedies

The following list includes some home remedies for headaches and migraines treatment and prevention.

Home Remedy for Headache No.1 - Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is certainly one of the most effective natural answers to headache. The following plants and their essential oils can cure your headache:
  • Peppermint,
  • Lavender
  • Eucalyptus
  • Chamomile
Essential oils can be mixed or used separately. Only by experimentation you can find out what works best for you.

No.2 - Physical Activity

It is well known that physical activity reduces pain due to secretion of endorphin hormones. Physical activity is more effective in reduction of pain if the pain is caused by migraine.
A walk in the park can significantly reduce your headache. Just keep in mind not to exaggerate, because by excessive sweating and if you get tired, you can achieve the opposite effect - even worse headache.
It is recommended to make a half-hour walk every day as a preventive solution and a short walk in the fresh air when you feel a migraine attack. Walking indoors, around a table in the living room, does not count.

No.3 - Massage

When you have already purchased essential oils to try our first tip, here's another great way to use them in massage.
Massage relaxes and stimulates, but the most important element of massage is touch.
A touch can heal a lot more difficult situation than migraine.

No.4 - Hot and Cold

Temperature changes on the surface of the body, leads to other changes.
Short-term changes in temperature can stop headaches.
For some people, cold or warm shower helps to relieve migraine. You need to try and figure out what helps you.
Many people feel relief when they wrap their head in a cold towel.

Home Remedy for Headache No.5 - Some Good Habits

Headaches can have many causes, probably more than any other symptom.
Everything that happens to you can cause a headache.
That is why it is so hard to find a good cure for a headache because every headache may have another cause.

Waking up at the same time every day
Going to bed and waking up in the morning, should be at the same time every day. Irregular sleeping will almost certainly lead to headaches.
People who wake up early during the week, and sleep long during the weekend, suffer from migraines or so called "weekend headache".

Moderate intake of caffeine
Coffee relieves headache, but if you are used to coffee then lack of it can be a cause of headache. You should drink up to two cups of coffee a day, no more .

Lightweight, low-fat foods
Fatty and heavy foods is another trigger of headaches .

Home Remedy for Headache No.6 - Water

Did you know that dehydration is one of the more common causes of headaches?
The moment when you feel thirsty may mean that you are already dehydrated. Therefore, you should drink about 2 liters of water a day.


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