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Do natural remedies for migraine headaches work?

Do natural remedies for migraine headaches work?

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 more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

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


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Opinions on what's an atypical natural remedy for sinus headaches?

Opinions on what's an atypical natural remedy for sinus headaches?

Saline: Saline irrigations (neti pot or irrigation squeeze bottle) are particularly quite safe and effective in treating and preventing chronic sinus infections. ...Read more

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I was wondering what's an atypical natural remedy for sinus headaches?

I was wondering what's an atypical natural remedy for sinus headaches?

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

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What are best natural remedies for headaches?

What are best natural remedies for headaches?

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

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Which type of home remedies/ natural remedies can cure a headache?

Which type of home remedies/ natural remedies can cure a headache?

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

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Is there any natural remedys for headaches?

Is there any natural remedys for headaches?

Feverfew: Yes, there is good evidence for use of feverfew for migraines. Also magnesium citrate may help muscle pain and muscular tension headaches. Butterbar is now also being researched for migraine relief. ...Read more

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What are some natural remedies to get rid of a headache?

What are some natural remedies to get rid of a headache?

TCM: I agree w dr. Ibrahim, in addition you can consider acupuncture. It is very effective for tension, migraine & sinus headaches.It is safe, effective & works remarkably fast. If you are having recurrent headaches, a medical evaluation is warranted. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some home remedies or natural cures for chronic headaches (vs. Over-the-counter meds)?

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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more