5 Simple tips to treat your headaches

Here are 5 Simple tips to treat your headaches, the most common headaches that people have every day is triggered my something. It could be a new activity, something you started eating on a regular basis and so on. By being alert on sudden changes in your everyday life you can prevent and treat headaches as the come.
Here are a few tips on how you can find what triggers your headaches:

  1. Write down exactly when you get headaches, is it during a special activity?
  2. It could be as simple as not getting enough sleep, which could be the cause to your  early morning headaches. So this other tip would be appropriate:
  3. A good nights sleep. Try to have a regular sleep, with no interuptions, preferably in a dark room with as little noise and disturbing sounds as possible.
  4. Try to remember what you ate before you got your headache attack. Headaches can be triggered by different kinds of foods. It could be from the caffeine (from drinking coffe or other energy drinks). Chocolate is also a common reason for everyday headaches.
  5. Try to avoid stressrelated situations, many get short lasting headaches when they’re stressed. It may not be for long but it is still annoying. Keep the cool! Some might find taking Yoga classes can reduce their stress, one type of yoga is “makko ho stretches“.

If you do get a migraine headache even though you have tried these tips, try so get some medical advise from your local doctor (preferably a neurologist). On a sidenoe I can also add that a healthy meal is just as important as these tips mentioned above, you can read more about why we may need to take enzyme supplements in this health article.

Migraine headache triggers

There are many things that can cause a migraine headache, things that gets you a migraine headache are called migraine headache triggers. The most general triggers to migraine headache triggers are; physical activity, stress (anxiety or worry), menstruation, strong odors like perfume. Most people have got a headache or migraine from either of these. Every other migraine can be triggered could be excessive sleep, high humidity, head trauma (accidents involving your head) and drinking cold water (or eating cold things). These triggers i mentioned above are called general triggers which are the most common ones causing a migrain headache but there are also other categories which involve medication and food, medication triggers and food triggers. You’ve probably read on a medication prescription that sideeffects could include headaches or migraine, but it doesn’t mean everyone gets a migraine triggered from medication, some get it some don’t. Food triggers are quite common and a migraine could be triggered by eating foods like chocolate, alcohol (red wine mostly), cold food (ice cream, ice cubes in drinks etc) and aged cheese.