Headaches are really disturbing, aren’t they? But they are very common in people and can occur on a daily basis, from slightly bearable to uncomfortable and extremely unbearable range.
Consider watching this video to know more about how to manage migraines….
They can disturb your daily life and get in the way of your work and other activities. Sometimes the pain for some people is so much that it becomes impossible for them to function in that condition.
There are different types of headaches, common tension headaches, clusters headaches which are quite painful and migraines ranging from mild to severe intensity.
Just like every other condition migraines also have medications to ease the pain. But there are some remedies and ways to treat the pain that migraines cause you. By carrying out these simple techniques, you will be able to treat your migraine.
You can get rid of your migraine by placing a cold pack on your forehead. It can either be ice cubes wrapped in a towel or cloth, frozen peas in a bag or a cold bottle wrapped in a cloth. You can keep these cold things on your head for 15 minutes and then take a break of 15 minutes before repeating again. You can even take a cold shower to ease the pain.
Having tea, coffee or anything with caffeine in it would help ease the pain. If you drink it a little earlier before your pain gets worse, it might even prevent it from worsening. Make sure not to consume too much caffeine because too much of anything leads to consequences.
Lights which are too bright or flickering can cause migraines, even too much exposure to your computer screen can do so. Cover your windows with curtains, turn down the lights and relax in a dark and dim environment for a while. You should stay away from your computer screens and phones for a while until your migraine gets better. Make sure not to let the light of these things be exposed to you for a longer period continuously. You can also use daylight spectrum fluorescent bulbs.
Check your hair if it is in a too-tight ponytail, too tight swimming goggles, hats or headbands that can create problems with the blood circulation. Loosening these things will let the blood flow properly and the pressure on your scalp and head will ease.
Massaging is considered the best way to release the tension and ease yourself. You can massage your scalp, head, neck and temples to relieve them from stress.
Dehydration may also cause you such pain, so drink as much water as you can to hydrate yourself and relieve the migraine pain. Within 30 minutes to three hours, it has been proved that drinking water has relieved the migraines. You can also eat water-rich fruits.
Sleep. It can be the best way to get rid of your migraine. Sleeping at a proper time can reduce the number of headaches you get. So you must not sleep deprive yourself and get some rest when you’re having a migraine. Make sure not to sleep too much as it also causes headaches.
You can try yoga, it is the best way to relieve stress and tension, it will reduce your pain and make you feel satisfied and at ease. The number of headaches you get can also reduce with yoga, even it’s intensity.
What are your techniques to relieve your migraine attacks? Let us know in the comments below.
Until Next Time,
Team Doctor ASKY!