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See how you can prevent headaches and migraines safely.

Headaches and Migraines are very common problems and they have a huge impact on a lot of people’s lives. There are many things that can cause headaches and migraines such as stress, posture, tension and even your diet can have an impact.

There are more than 200 different kinds of headaches and 90 % of them, are categorized as primary headaches. Primary headaches are not dangerous but can be extremely painful and therefore affect your daily life. Even though about 50 % of all adults in the world have experienced a headache within the last year, many choose to ignore how serious it can be and others simply have developed a need to take medicine whenever they feel pain. Medication can provide short-term relief but is not advised in every scenario, and can in fact be detrimental to health in the long run.shutterstock_120021052

 

Chiropractic

A study in New Zealand shows that the majority of people who suffered from headache and spinal misalignment had successful treatment done by Chiropractors. Research showed that many of them didn’t have recurring headaches in the following 2 years. This shows that chiropractic does in most cases help to reduce the number of headaches and often the intensity of them. With headaches like cervicogenic headaches chiropractic has shown to be extremely effective.

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Nutrition

Migraines can be caused by many different factors; one of them is your diet. If you think that one of these foods can cause your migraine try to avoid eating any of these products and introduce them one by one after some time.

  • Chocolate
  • Cheese
  • Foods containing the amino acid tyramine, found in red wine, aged cheese, smoked fish, chicken livers, figs, and some beans
  • Nuts
  • Peanut butter
  • Some fruits, like avocado, banana, and citrus
  • Onions
  • Dairy products
  • Meats containing nitrates, such as bacon, hot dogs, salami, cured meats
  • Fermented or pickled foods

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Acupuncture

Acupuncture has many times proven effective when treating migraines. For more than 20 years people have been practicing acupuncture on people who suffered from it.
Acupuncture is an alternative medicine that involves placing fine needles into acupuncture points in the body and is most commonly used for pain relief. A lot of people find it painless.

Homeopathy

The most common reason patients visit their homeopathy Doctor is to treat their headaches. It has been proven that homeopathy not only reduces the pain but also the intensity and duration of the migraine. When suffering from some specific migraines you can be sensitive to light and motion. Homeopathy Doctors are specialized in categorizing migraines and headaches, this helps them to find the best possible treatment.

If you are a headache sufferer, maybe its time to seek a better, long-term solution to your problem. Call our clinic today and make an appointment with one of our Doctors.

 
Source: Migraine headache | University of Maryland Medical Center http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/condition/migraine-headache#ixzz3cYCi2lr3
University of Maryland Medical Center