Intense throbbing, pulsing and excruciating pain on your head’s temple or in one side of the head accompanied by sensitivity to bright lights, noise and everything else turns out to be irritants. Migraines, everyone’s possible kryptonite typically is married with nausea, vomiting and uneasiness. Once symptoms strike, don’t wait for the pain become unbearable.
What can you do? If you’re the type who refuse and would rather skip the over-the-country prescription medication; here are few natural wonders which may also work for you.
- Set the mood
Retreat yourself away from any bright lights, and give yourself the peace you need or if relaxing meditation tunes works, plug it in and get some shut eye.
- Shower Therapy
Take long showers and hang in there up until you feel a little much more relieved. Sometimes you might need to switch the water condition from cold to warm. See what works. The sound and feel of water slide through your skin has a calming effect which balances your body temperature.
- Temple, Neck and Shoulder Massage
Stress, lack of sleep and enduring a long tiring day may also trigger migraines. Massaging reflex points, where it hurts and on the hands and feet may also support pain relief. In fact, researchers in Brazil showed that massaging the greater occipital nerve – the area in the back of the head, at the base of the skull – reduces migraine pain.
- The scent of Lavender, Eucalyptus or Mint
The minty soothing scents of these herbs relaxes the trigger points. Although there is not much scientific research backing up this remedy, aromatherapy has been used to relieve stress and pain for thousands of years and generally safe.
If you’re not a huge fan of gulping on water, you can help yourself by adding lemon or cucumber to give it a pleasant taste.
Generally, what’s common on these natural wonder tips revolves around relaxation, and nourishing your body well. Keep a diary of what you’ve eaten, how often migraine occurs and analyze what may have been triggering this pain. Typically it all boils down to eating clean and getting rid of the processed food. Take good care of your health, supplement yourself with the right nutrition, release toxicity through exercise and manage your stressors. Strive for balance, and you’ll be on your way to bid migraine goodbye.