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Thursday, 18 August 2016

Home remedy for migraine attacks that is effective

There is pains, aches, headaches and then there is migraines. It can be described as a throbbing pain that can last up to 72 hours. Gets worse with movement. Then there is other symptoms that can be sensitivity to light, nausea, vomiting, flashes of light or blind spots. 
Some of the tell tale sings before a migraine attack can be cravings for food, constipation, neck that feels stiff or frequent yawning. Most who suffer with it have a family history of this painful problem. Some of the triggers  can be allergies, stress, alcohol, bright lights, strong smells, dehydration. Low blood sugar levels and more. 


But this article is about home remedies that can give some relief from this troubling problem. See there is no reason to suffer. If you know what can be done you can control how it affects your life. Let us discuss them one by one. 

Using apple cider vinegar. 
As seen on previous articles you will realize that apple cider vinegar has so many benefits. Some other benefits using apple cider vinegar Helps with detox, help to control blood sugar levels, Aids with weight loss and more. Helping with migraine relief is just one of them. 

All you have to do is take one table spoon of apple cider vinegar to a glass of water. Add a teaspoon of honey. Drinking this will help to prevent a migraine attack.

Using a ice pack or compress
I think most who suffer from migraine attacks know about using an ice pack. It is most popular as it numbs the pain. 

1) Take a clean towel. Place a few ice cubes in and place on either your temples forehead or neck and leave for 10 to 15 minutes. You can repeat this as needed. 
2) Peppermint is effective as it helps to calm nerves. Also it has a calming effect. Lavender essential oil is effective as it has calming effects.
3) If you are more interested in a compress you can add lavender or peppermint essential oil in the water that you will use for the compress.

Using cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is effective because it helps to stimulate circulation while improving blood flow. Also it has a natural pain killer.

Mix a half(1/2)teaspoon to a cup of warm water. 
You can add lemon juice and honey to improve the taste. 

Massaging
Why would it be named? Because it helps to ease pain as well as blocking signals from the brain. Also it helps to release and improve serotonin which in turn help to reduce the symptoms and symptoms of migraines as well as how frequent it occurs.

1) Place your two fingers on your head while moving them in a circular motion. Do remember where is most effective to massage. Between eye brows forehead and the corners of eyes.
2) You can also take 2 table spoons of sesame oil. Add half (1/2) teaspoon of both cardamom and cinnamon powder. Now apply it to your forehead and start massaging. Leave it for a few hours to do it's magic and wash off.

Using apples.
You might be wondering did you read it correctly. Apples? How can apples work for migraine. Yes it does work. Allow me to explain. 
Did you know the smell of apples tend to be pleasing and eating an apple can reduce how severe a migraine attack will be. Well it does. 

These are just a few remedies that will help for migraines. It can be the worst type of pain to experience. 

I really hope this will help you. Please share so others can benefit from this advice too. If you have any suggestions or comments please feel free to share it. Or contact me. 

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