There are many different ways to gain relief from minor headaches at home. It is important to remember, however, that many migraines are hormonal, arise from stress or are due to something in your diet.
Ginger is an anti-inflammatory and does not let the blood vessels inflame. It has been used as a herbal remedy for over five thousand years to treat everything from nausea to migraines. It is important to note, however that ginger only works in reducing the frequency and the strength of headaches. It will not prevent or completely eliminate them once they start additional resources.
Rosemary tea is a natural, mild analgesic (pain reliever) that can help treat headaches. It has the added benefit of being soothing when you are feeling frazzled.
Dehydration is quite often the cause for headaches in many cases. Drinking the recommended amount of water a day can help prevent some individual’s headaches.
Coffee is one of the trickier remedies. For some it can help ease the headache, while for others it can make it worse. Knowing how coffee affects your body is the only way to be able to know for sure if this will work for you.
Always consult a medical doctor before taking any vitamin supplements.
Feverfew, a member of the daisy family is being used more and more to help bring relief to migraine sufferers as it can help keep the blood vessels regulated and reduce the intensity of headaches.
B2 vitamins may help prevent the duration and strength of migraine headaches for some individuals as well.
A deficiency in magnesium allows the blood vessels to constrict and the serotonin to flow freely which produces the pain feelings associated to migraines, along with the sensitivity to light and noise.
Like magnesium, many sufferers of migraines also happen to have a deficiency of vitamin D, an important component to overall health.
The best scents to bring relief to a person suffereing from a headache are sandlewood, peppermint, lavender and eucalyptus.
Some people may pursue acupuncture or reflexology to relieve their headaches. Orgasms are a natural pain reliever as well. And while you are suffering a migraine, the last thing you may want to do is exercise, but many people find relief from doing so. And lastly, putting a tight headband around your forehead might also help heal the pain.
Remember that headaches can be a sign of a deeper problem and if they are chronic, it would be prudent to see a medical professional to check you out and make sure everything normal.