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Worried about headaches? Try these 8 natural headache remedies

Headaches are the most serious and common problems which persist in the world. It not only affects the physical state of mind but also drastically affects the mental condition. They can lead to life-threatening conditions. Know natural remedies to get rid of them.

Written By: Health Desk New Delhi Published on: November 13, 2022 13:30 IST
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Do you witness unbearable headaches at times? With stressful work conditions and long hours, these irritating headaches have become common among adults. It is believed that adults experience more migraines which lead to anger issues and irritability in normal life. It also leads to a disruption in the day to day life. It brings tensions and complications and can also bring life-threatening conditions. 

There are many reasons for headaches. It can happen after a traumatic brain injury or can be the result of an overdose of medications. In some cases, infections can also cause headaches. People who are obese, smoke, have sleep disorders, and take high caffeine are more prone to headache disorder. Here are 5 natural remedies you can try to cure headaches. 

1. Drink plenty of water

If you don't take plenty of water then it causes dehydration in your body. This condition develops headaches. Many research studies have suggested that dehydration is a cause of severe headaches. Dehydration leads to irritability and affects your concentration. So, it is advised to drink plenty of water and eat water-rich fruits to avoid dehydration in your body.

2. Include Magnesium in your diet

It is one of the best minerals that is necessary to maintain the blood sugar level and nerve transmission. According to the National Library of Medicine, national center for Biotechnology of Information, several pieces of evidence also suggest that a deficiency of magnesium can lead to migraine headaches in comparison to those who don't.

3. Restrict your alcohol consumption

Alcohol consumption leads to inflammation and activates certain neuronal pathways. It can also widen blood vessels. Studies have shown that one-third of the population who consume alcohol experience frequent headaches.

4. Right amount of sleep

According to the research paper titled 'Sleep disturbances in tension-type headache and migraine' published in the National Library of Medicines, National Centre Biotechnology for Medicines, it is said that poor quality of sleep and insomnia are related to increased headache frequency.

5. Avoid foods high in histamine

Histamine is a kind of a chemical that is present in the body. It can affect the immune, digestive and nervous systems. The most common symptom of Histamine is headache or migraines. It is an ancient tissue amine that is preceded by multicellular organisms. It plays the most important role in migraine pathogenesis. 

Therefore, you can try the above-mentioned methods to cure your headaches and stop them from turning into migraines.


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Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only and should not be taken as professional medical advice. Please consult a doctor before starting any fitness regime or medical advice.



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