Top 10 Natural Home Remedies for Migraine Headache which actually works
According to World Health Organization (WHO) 1 among 20 most handicapped medical conditions in world is migraine headache. In migraine there is extra pain in one part of head and it keep on increasing. In one time it can be from 4 hours to 72 hours. Different symptoms of migraine headache are found in different peoples.
But initial symptoms of migraine headache are:- blind spots, sensitive to light and noise, tingling in hands and in feet and vomiting etc.
Some symptoms occur few days before migraine attack are like irritability, rigidness in neck, constipation, yawning again and again, and laziness or getting hunger again and again etc.
In about 75% people who are suffering from migraine have this problem in heredity from long time. But main reason is chemical changes in brain. Peoples visit headache specialist and take chronic migraine treatment, there are different types of migraine by using below written home remedies for migraines can give migraine relief easily.
Possible causes to start migraine are:- Allergy, depression, smoking, drinking alcohol, strong smells, irregular eating, dehydration, irregular sleep, low blood sugar and hormone fluctuations. Although migraine has no known treatment but you get relief from it by using some effective natural home remedies and these can home remedies can reduce the frequency of happening of migraine.
Today I am going to share Top 10 Best Natural Home Remedies for Migraine headache which are:-
Apple Cider Vinegar:-
Because of being nutritional powerhouse, apple cider vinegar heals in healing migraine. It also improves detoxification, controls blood sugar, controls high blood pressure, reduces joint pain, reduces weight and also gives relief in the problem of constipation.
Mix one spoon apple cider vinegar in one glass water. Now mix one spoon honey in it. To get relief from migraine drink it daily. You can slowly increase the quantity of apple cider vinegar. Whenever you feel the symptoms of migraine attack then take two spoon of apple cider vinegar with half glass of water.
Use of ice pack is popular and very effective home remedy for tension and migraine pain. It numbs skin due to which you feel less pain.
Tie few ice pieces in clean towel and keep it on forehead, head and back of neck for 10-15 minutes. Do it again if there is need of this. You can also keep one hot wet cloth and cold cloth alternatively for 15 minutes each. It is also effective in relief of migraine pain. For better result mix lavender oil or peppermint oil in water then use it.
Peppermint has anti-inflammatory properties which help in keeping nerves silent. It also has antispasmodic and calming effect. In year 2008 a report published in international of neuroscience shows that fragrance of peppermint provides relief to headache.
Drink one cup peppermint tea with honey daily. You can massage your forehead with peppermint oil. Put 2-3 drops of oil on forehead then massage with this. You can also use by mixing lavender oil. After massaging leave oil on forehead for 20-3 minutes. Do it 3-4 times in a day.
Cayenne pepper is very effective home remedy for treatment of migraine because it stimulates the blood circulation. It has capsaicin named compound which work as natural painkiller.
Mix one spoon cayenne pepper in one glass of hot water. To increase taste you can add lemon juice and honey in it and then drink, it will give you the relief in the problem of migraine.
Chamomile has anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and soothing properties which help in getting relief from migraine. Regular drinking of chamomile tea decreases chances of migraine. In treatment of migraine, German chamomile (matricaria recutita) is most beneficial. Therefore buy chamomile by seeing label of ‘German chamomile’.
Boil one glass of water after mixing 2-3 spoon of chamomile in it. You can also add lemon juice and honey in it. Now filter it and drink it. Try to drink it 2-3 times a day to get relief for long time.
According to research published in 2013 in phytotherapy research ginger plays important role in treatment of migraine. Ginger blocks prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are one kind of chemicals which increase muscle contractions, effect, hormones and controls inflammation in blood cells of brain. Using non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can also reduce the production of this chemical.
Drink ginger tea two times in a day. Or, eat raw ginger slices. It treats indigestion which releases the gas from body and the brain also gets relief by this.
Feverfew is a wild plant found in asia and Europe which is used in treatment of headache from many centuries. It has parthenolide names compound which reduces pain and infection in smooth muscle tissues and prevents inflammation.
Heat one cup of water after putting one spoon dry peppermint and one spoon feverfew leaves for 30 minutes. Now drink it after filtering. Drink it two times in a day until you get relief from headache. You can also eat feverfew leaves daily or you can take its capsule (50-100 mg daily). You should consult before taking supplements.
Massaging gives relief from migraine pain because it prevents signals of pain from reaching brain. It improves serotonin activity and stimulates some serotonin receptors. It reduces migraine symptoms. According to study published in 2006 in annals of behavioral medicine massage therapy helps in migraine treatment.
Massage your head slowly with front two fingers of both hands in circular motion. Our head has three pressure points which when pressed properly gives relief. These three pressure points are:- base of skull, between eyebrows and corners of the eyes. You can use oil for massage. Heat two spoons of sesame oil. Then add 1½ spoon cinnamon and 1½ spoon cardamom powder in it and make paste. Apply this paste on forehead and massage. Then leave it for few hours then wash it. Regular massage leads to decrease in frequency and duration.
In initial symptoms of migraine eating apple gives many benefits. It is also known by studies that apple fragrance gives relief to seriousness and frequency of migraine.
Drinking one cup coffee also help in reducing migraine. It contains caffeine which block some receptors that produces migraine for good results add few drops of lemon juice in coffee and drink.
In few people caffeine can start migraine. Excess of caffeine drinking has opposite effect and your condition can get worse. Therefore consult doctor before drinking coffee.
Use above given home remedies for treatment of migraine and also do some muscle relaxation exercises like yoga and meditation. Apart from this, take full sleep, eat food having less carbohydrates and more protein and drink water in large quantity.
So friends, these were the Top 10 Natural Home Remedies for Migraine Headache which actually works and i am sure it will help you a lot.