Sal: I have had many friends sharing with me of their headaches and migraines, so I decided to gather up as many sites out there that I feel are good sources for “healthy alternatives” to treat them. I personally don’t have this “health issue”, but feel for those who do. I’m NOT a big fan of OTC (Over The Counter) prescription meds, so I’m sharing as many natural remedies I can find….
Friday, July 02, 2010 by: Susan Laverie naturalnews.com
“..Although it may be discouraging at first to eliminate certain favorites, the good news is culprits found in processed foods aggravate migraine headaches and are easy to recognize and avoid. The rest of the good news is migraine sufferers respond well to replacing processed food with whole foods that support their overall well being while reducing or eliminating migraine headache pain.
Processed foods containing food additives such as MSG are some of the worst offenders on the list of migraine headache causes. Other problematic substances are artificial sweeteners, chemicals such as nitrates and nitrites, flavor enhancers, foods containing tyramine, chocolate, alcohol and caffeine.
Top 10 Migraine Triggers
a Care2 favorite by Megan, selected from Experience Life care2.com/
“…Easy Fixes Worth Trying
Avoid caffeine drinks and chocolate.
Eliminate diet soda and other products with aspartame.
See an acupuncturist.
Eat breakfast and schedule regular meals.
Stop wearing perfume and avoid scented products.
Don’t oversleep or undersleep.
Stay away from MSG (monosodium glutamate) and remember that many diet products are loaded with it.
Get regular aerobic exercise.
Check your home for fumes.
Embrace stress-management techniques like yoga, meditation or deep breathing.
Identify and eliminate food to which you have intolerances or sensitivities.
By Malinda Gibbons-Gwyn | Medically reviewed by Kevin O. Hwang, MD, MPH everydayhealth.com
Could your headache be a sign of a stroke, or something else? Learn about the different health conditions a headache may signal.
“Billie, a resident of Asheville, N.C., had a history of allergies and sinus headaches. One morning she woke up with dizziness, headache, and facial pain. “I thought it was just my sinuses that hurt,” she says. “But it didn’t get any better, and it was different from a sinus headache. My face hurt so much I didn’t even want to brush my teeth. So my husband called the doctor and he told us to come in right away. Turns out I had giant cell arteritis [inflammation of the arteries in the face]. If I had waited, the doctor said I might have had a stroke.”
Billie’s story serves as a warning that sometimes a headache is more than just a headache. In fact, a headache can be an early warning sign of more complicated and serious health issues such as stroke, infection, or high blood pressure…..”
By Sara Calabro | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH everydayhealth.com
“Headache Home Remedy: DIY Scalp Massage
Do-it-yourself scalp massages can be an effective way to alleviate migraine pain, and they feel great. Researchers in Brazil showed that massaging the greater occipital nerve — the area in the back of the head, at the base of the skull — reduces migraine
Headache Home Remedy: Flaxseed
Some headaches are caused by inflammation, which can be reduced by consuming omega-3 fatty acids”
Health Videos:12 Best Foods To relieve migraine headache
“…Eat small, frequent meals
If you haven’t eaten anything in a while, that aching or fuzzy feeling may be a result of low blood sugar. In this case, eating something right away could nip the nagging sensation in the bud. Some research suggests that foods rich in magnesium, such as spinach, tofu, olive oil, or sunflower or pumpkin seeds, may be especially helpful. …
Take a hot shower…
Get a massage…
Many people find that gentle pressure on the temples can, at least temporarily, relieve pain.” In fact, any type of rubdown may help relieve or prevent headaches. In a study from New Zealand, migraine sufferers had less frequent pain and slept better during weeks they received massages than others who didn’t….
Sal: I try to massage my forehead, cheeks, and face overall in the morning when I put skin cream
by: Lena Lamouche – Gift Lake, Alberta, Canada mswm.org
“..I knew at that moment that Jesus had touched me and I had received a miracle healing. The sinus headache I was having at that moment was gone. Also, my head had been bothering me so much that I could hardly open my eyes and my vision had been very bad.
But suddenly my sinus headache was gone and my vision was clear….
God heals migraines in an instant at Katie Souza conference. from youtube.com
“Uploaded on Nov 1, 2011
http://www.expectedendministries.com/ Katie has traveled all over the country collecting hundreds of amazing testimonies of healing miracles. This episode features testimonies from severe headaches. Watch as Jesus heals conditions such as migraines that people have been suffering from for years. Have your faith built up to receive your healing miracle as Katie prays for you at the end of this video. Remember, Jesus heals every manner of sickness and disease. It’s not a matter of if, it’s only a matter of when.
Miracles From the Road with Katie Souza Episode #10..
6 Yrs of Migraines & Endometriosis Pain, ALL GONE!
“..Published on Sep 11, 2013
After years of torment caused by ever present migraines and painful endometriosis, Jennelle is now feeling better than she ever can remember feeling before. Creating healthy conditions, by allowing adequate rest for healing, through fasting, in conjunction with the 80/10/10 raw vegan diet, has allowed Jennelle’s body to do the thing it does best, create health…
Any other personal suggestions or remedies that has worked for you? “We” would love to hear it, so please share down below as it might help many others out there. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!