Migraine Remedies

If you have ever suffered from a bad headache, you know how debilitating they can be.  Sufferers of migraines may expense intense pain, nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, visual aura, and any combination of these symptoms.  If you have this type of headache or any kind of frequent headache it is best to see a doctor immediately.  Neurologist are the type of doctors that specialize in all things related to your brain, so they will be the best specialty to see.  However, your primary care physician may be able to offer help or refer you to a good headache specialist in your area.

 

Sleep

Even if you don’t feel tired, it may be best to take some time and lie down in a dark and quiet room.

Stay Hydrated

Drink a glass of water or two at the onset of any kind of headache.  Many times, headaches are early symptoms of dehydration.

Nonprescription meds

If needed, you may want to try non prescription medication to ease the pain and symptoms of your migraine.

Prescription medicines

If you have already been seeing a doctor for your headaches, you may have some prescription medications that you can take.

Massage your neck and temples

Some people see relief from a self massage.  Apply mild pressure to your neck and temples and see if it helps relieve the tension and pain.

Reduce Stress

While this can be difficult to do in our fast-paced lives, reducing stress can improve so many various health ailments.

Caffeine

Headaches may be related to either too much caffeine or too little caffeine.  If your body is used to more caffeine than you have had today already, try adding a little more caffeine and see if your symptoms improve.

Monitor for triggers

With any type of frequent headaches, you should try and monitor what you think may have caused it.  Food, sun exposure, extra stress, and many other factors may play a role in your headaches.