Migraine Headache Treatments


What is a Migraine Headache:

A migraine headache is a form of vascular headache. Migraine headache is caused by vasodilatation (enlargement of blood vessels) that causes the release of chemicals from nerve fibers that coil around the large arteries of the brain.

The headache normally occurs on one side of the head. Migraines is associated with disorders of digestion, liver, and sight. Migraine headache occur sometimes due to great mental tension and stress. Migraine headache patients are typically smart, inflexible, disciplined. Sudden migraines attacks may occur due to overworked muscles in the head and neck and due to continuous stress.

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Migraine Headache Symptoms:

• Nausea and vomiting
• Dizziness, lightheadedness, or even vertigo (feeling like the room is spinning)
• Loss of appetite
• Fatigue
• Visual disturbances, like seeing flashing lights or zigzag lines, temporary blind spots, or blurred vision
• Parts of your body may feel numb, weak, or tingly
• Light, noise, and movement — especially bending over — make your head hurt worse; you want to lie down in a dark, quiet room
• Irritability

Patients and their family members usually know that when they observe these warning symptoms that a migraine attack is beginning.

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Migraine Headache Causes:

The exact cause of migraine headaches is not clearly understood, though experts believe they are due to a combination of the expansion of blood vessels and the release of certain chemicals, which causes inflammation and pain.

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Migraine Headache Remedies:

* Take warm-water enema to cleanse bowels.Cleanse the bowels by taking warm water enema during the fruit juice diet.

* peppermint oil is effective in curing headaches. All you need to do is massage some oil in your temples, head, jaw, and at the back of your neck.

* Plenty of exercise and walk in fresh air is essential.Exercise regularly and frequent fresh air walks help relieve migraines tension.

* Hot bath, cold compress applied to head.A hot foot bath, fomentation over the stomach and spine, cold compress applied to the head, and towels wrung out of very hot water and frequently applied to the neck will go a long way in relieving.

* Unlike other remedies, feverfew is a bit difficult to find. But there are some health stores that carry these herbs. You can take this herb as is or brew it to make tea. Feverfew stops headache by preventing the blood vessels in your head from being inflamed.

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* 3-4 fruit based meals for about 2-3 days after the juice diet could help relieve some of the migraines pain.

* There have been studies explaining how magnesium is vital in preventing headaches. This particular mineral is very important in proper functioning of some body parts. You can get your dose of magnesium from food sources or better yet supplement with magnesium-enriched capsules.

* Cleansing the body of toxins is important for effective treatment of migraine headache. Fast for 2-3 days on orange juice and water. Alternatively, fast on juices of carrot, celery or cucumber.

* To prevent migraines avoid or reduce white flour products, sugar, confectionery, rich cakes, pastries, sweets, refined cereals, greasy foods, tinned or preserved foods, pickles, condiments and sauces.

* Adopt a well-balanced diet consisting of seeds, nuts, grains, vegetables and fruits. Include milk, yoghurt, buttermilk, vegetable oils, and honey. All fruit diet for a couple of days each month can keep your body cleansed as a migraines therapy.


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