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Natural Remedies For A Headache
Some, yes : While the data for many natural remedies is questionable, the most recent american academy of neurology guidelines for migraine prevention found that butterburr (petasites) was a reliable prophylactic agent. The data for magnesium and riboflavin are also good, but not quite as strong. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
Natural sinus tx: Hello. I would have to say that the most effective natural therapy for sinusitis would be saline nasal irrigation. You can find a NeilMed product at most pharmacies. There is a higher concentrated saline that helps more for an active infection or congestion. Then use the normal saline for preventative usage. Drink enough water daily too. ...Read more
Not a Simple Answer: There is not really a good answer, because it depends upon the cause. For example, dehydration headaches improve with hydration/fluids. Caused by low blood suger-food.Eye strain need vision correction. Simple ha may respond to acetominophen or ibuprofen. A quiet, dark room may help. Cool compresses in some. Herbal cures need proof and safety confirmation. ...Read more
Natural cures : Natural ways to cure headache include magnesium riboflavin butterbur feverfew decrease stress. Change your blood pressure by avoiding caffeine completely and hydrating sufficiently. Breathing slower focusing on lengthening your exhale works. Yoga and meditation can help as can massage therapy and acupressure. Ice packs relaxing bath all can help. Hope some of these work for you. ...Read more
Can you tell me some home remedies or natural cures for chronic headaches (vs. Over-the-counter meds)?
Try this, herobird..: The ancient Egyptians would firmly bind a clay crocodile holding grain in its mouth to the head of the patient using a strip of linen that bore the names of the gods who the Egyptians believed could cure their ailments. Back then, most people lived short, hard, uncomfortable, disease-ridden lives. "Natural cures"? You don't have to be an indiscriminate pill-popper to appreciate modern medicines. ...Read more
I have terrible headaches all the time at different times of the day. What are some good natural remedies?
Magnesium, butterbur: It is likely that you have migraines. You would benefit from being on a preventative as well as an acute medicine. There are a couple of "natural" remedies that can be helpful, but the medicines may help more. High dose magnesium may help prevent the headaches, but the dosage can often cause significant diarrhea. There is also some evidence for butterbur. ...Read more
Tension, triggers: Most common headaches develop from muscle spasm in upper back and neck or are migraines. Daily stress and extended sitting lead to muscle tension headache. Stress, foods, smells, low barometric pressure among other things can trigger neural and vascular changes causing migraines.1. Avoid bright light 2. Light exercise and caffeinated tea before 2 pm 3. Stretch neck & shoulders 4. Butterbur root. ...Read more
How to combat cold before it lasts longer? Natural remedies pls help. I can feel a cold starting up.Symptoms:headache, runny nose,sneezing sore throat
I suffer from extreme flatulence and sometimes due to this I have headache when gas doesn't pass is there any natural diet remedy that I should follow?
Excessive flatus.: Having excessive flatus is most commonly caused by the type of food intake. High fruit/vegetable/fiber contents, high carbohydrate (beans), dairy products, artificial sugar will cause excessive gas. Look into your diet to moderate the above mentioned to see if this helped. Avoid milk (can replace with lactaid or soy milk), dairy products, artificial sugar). Try beano (otc) or antibiotic cours. ...Read more
Headache: There are several acupuncture points that are helpful. Pericardium 6 on the inside of the wrist is good for nausea and Large Intestine 4 on the back of the hand at the crease of the thumb and index finger and Gallbladder 30 at the base of the skull on both sides of the neck are good for headaches. There are also homeopathic remedies available. Ginger is also good for nausea. Good luck ...Read more
13week preg.Body temp remains 98.6. Suffer from repeated headache ( history of migraine) after one or two days. Crocin don't help.Sugest natural remedy?
My mother is suffering from dizzy and headache permanently and i'm from egypt so i want a natural treatment or a solution but she has blood sugar?
What do you think natural remedies are best for acne treatment instead of employing chemical on the face?
Headache: Increased acidity is likely due to stress, unresolved emotional conflicts, stresses in relationship, children moving away and use of alcohol stress can cause various symptoms including headache. Please see a psychiatrist for diagnosis and treatment including medication and psychotherapy. It is not what you eat it is what is eating you! ...Read more