Sunday, April 10, 2011

Feel a bad headache coming on from the stressful day!!! I know just how you feel I get them very often and I hate it!!! There are a few quick tips that may easy your pain!! Lets all get together and do the headache dance yahoo!!

1. Drink iced coffee

Both ice and caffeine are vasoconstrictors,  meaning they'll help the throbbing vessels in your head shrink down and  may provide fast relief. I prefer Diet Coke I don't like the taste of Coffee. (Sometimes people who drink caffeinated  beverages regularly get a withdrawals headache when they drink less than their usual amount, so this remedy can be especially

2. Remove your head gear

If you're wearing a hat, headband, helmet, ponytail holder -- even  goggles or sunglasses -- try taking them off (when it's safe to do so,  of course). Tight accessories can cause something called external compression headaches

3. Try acupressure and massage

Applying pressure to the acupressure   point in the webbing between your thumb and index finger may be helpful  in easing the pain of a headache. Gently pressing the

back of your neck  with three fingers on each side can also help provide relief.

4. Grab an ice pack

Applying an ice pack to the back of your neck

5. Drink some water

Drinking Water  can often provide the only relief you need. Who would have tough by drinking water you could relieve your headache

6. Get some sleep

Lying down in a dark, quiet room is the best remedy. This is one of my favor things you can even shut the door to your office and lay on the floor for a quick nap

7. Practice relaxation- ya right that is where I problem lays I need to RELAX

One quick trick is to relax  your jaw and take a few deep breaths. A clenched jaw can be a headache  trigger!

8. Try aromatherapy

Some studies have shown that Peppermint  oil may be as powerful as over-the-counter pain reliever  in the treatment of tension headaches. Try dabbing a little on your temples and the back of your neck. With all the plug in devices you could even have this in your office or home all the times.

9.Take a Hot Shower.

Stand in the shower and allow the hot water to  cascade down your neck and back. This should loosen your muscles and  allow for better blood flow. Also, this would be a good time to use the  aromatherapy "soap" that was mentioned in headache cure

10 Take over-the-counter (OTC) drugs

Aspirin, ibuprofen, acetaminophen, and naproxen can all be helpful in treating a headache, especially when taken early.

Most of all take time for yourself, enjoy life this will help tons to relieve your headaches, now if I can only do all that!! Best luck to all of you as you fight offer those blasted headaches


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