Headache

What Is Headache?

Headache, one of the commonest problems reported these days, is best be defined as severe pain in the head. The frequency of a headache could vary from once in a month to once in a week. Stress and tension are the usual reasons that strain the neck, scalp muscles, face and jaw. Studies suggest that women are more prone to a headache compared to men.

What Triggers A Headache?

  • Stress
  • Fatigue
  • Long work hours
  • Sleep disorders
  • Chronic poor posture
  • Certain chronic medical conditions
  • Other conditions such as depression, stress and anxiety

How Would You Know If You Have A Headache?

  • In case of a headache, you may have a dull, steady pain on both the sides of the head. The pain could be mild to severe.
  • You may also experience a tight feeling or tenderness in the muscles of head, neck and scalp.
  • Some of the symptoms may coincident with that of a migraine, however the two are different.
  • You may also feel nausea, increased light sensitivity and strain in the head

What Should You Do In Case Your Symptoms Worsen?

  • Usually, tension headache gets better however if it still gets troublesome, you may choose to pop an over the counter painkiller to get rid of the pain.
  • In severe cases, if it still continues to bother you, it could be a migraine or another medical problem.
  • You must consult a doctor at the earliest and get it checked.

What Are The Available Treatment Options?

  • Your doctor may inspect you physically and suggest a few diagnostic tests such as a MRI scan.
  • Once the cause is known, the doctor may suggest you over the counter medications.
  • You may also be suggested to increase the intake of water (7-8 glasses of luke warm water) throughout the day.

Are There Any Natural Remedies For Headache ?

You can try these effective natural remedies to ease your symptoms:

1. Massage With Essential Oils

Ingredients: Peppermint Oil Lavender Oil

Ways to Use:

To a teaspoonful of peppermint or lavender oil, add almond oil or olive oil. Massage your temples with this mixture slowly.

2. Mint

Ingredients: Mint

Ways to Use:

Crush a handful of mint leaves to extract its juice. Apply this juice on the forehead and temples to treat headache. You may also choose to purchase mint juice/ oil and apply it on the affected areas.

3. Basil

Ingredients: Basil Water

Ways to Use:

To a cup of water, add a few leaves of basil. Boil it for a few minutes and sip it slowly. You may add honey to it. Alternately you may also choose to chew the basil leaves directly for instant relief.

4. Ginger (Adrak)

Ingredients: Ginger Water/ Tea

Ways to Use:

To a cup of water, add grated or powdered ginger. Let it boil for 2-3 minutes. Strain it and drink it frequently.

 

Headaches can be annoying and may also continue to be regular, however, remember when one hits you, fight it well the natural way. In a severe situation, when it gets worse, consider popping pills as the last resort.

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