More than half the population at any given time suffer from headaches. Headaches are one the first symptoms for any ailment in the body. When you get a headache, it simple means that your body is trying to tell you something. It would be wise to listen and treat the under lying cause and not the symptom.
People who don’t realize this, pop painkillers and become host to a whole range of different side effects that come with it. Most often, addiction to painkillers is also a risk that you should worry about when you take a painkiller.
So, what would you do if you have a headache that you just want gone immediately? Here are a few tips that you can try to treat the underlying cause for the headache. These are tested and tried by many people are is one suggested by a panel of doctors.
Thumb to Toe
Walking your thumb over your big toe from the top to bottom and back again is one that is known to resolve headaches.
Balls in a Sock
Put two balls on two ends of a sock and put it behind your head and lie on them. The balls should be placed where the head meets you neck. Nod your head to touch your chin to your chest.
Keeping yourself hydrated with at least 2 litres of water a day is the number one solution to avoiding dehydration headaches and other issues.
Timely meals is important to ensure that you are feeding your body with the right things. One more reason why headaches occur.
Have a cup of tea with cayenne pepper in it. Medical journals state that peppers are now used as effective ingredients to help with pain. Give it a shot.
Turn Off Devices
The light from your devices are known to cause headaches in people. So take a break a stretch. Drink some water and relax.
Rosemary has some wonderful healing properties. Pick a twig of rosemary and crush it with your fingers and inhale the sweet smell.
Take a Break and have a sound sleep!