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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

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I have terrible headaches all the time at different times of the day. What are some good natural remedies?

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

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What are the causes of headaches and what are some natural remedies to get rid of one?

What are the causes of headaches and what are some natural remedies to get rid of one?

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

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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?

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

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I have a headache and vomiting feeling for two days now. What is the natural remedy for this?

I have a headache and vomiting feeling for two days now. What is the natural remedy for this?

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

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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?

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?

Try these: Butterbur. And feverfew are both helpful for migaines, and there iare several resarch articles on riboflavin and magnesium being helpful. You can some times find these combined in a supplement for migraines. ...Read more

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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?

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?

SUGGESTIONS: Would treat this as if it were migraine, but realize that we cannot reassure you that something else is occurring. Might try OTC riboflavin, butterbur, feverfew, Co-Q10, or magnesium. Best if these are taken twice daily. Hope it works. ...Read more

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Remedy of headache due to acidity?

Remedy of headache due to acidity?

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

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What are home remedy for curing headache?

What are home remedy for curing headache?

Rest in dark room: Usually headache gets better by taking a nap in a room with no light. ...Read more

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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