The Relaxation Effect on Migraines

The Relaxation Effect on Migraines

The Relaxation Effect on Migraines
n previous articles, we have discussed how relaxation and meditation can be beneficial to you if you are a migraine sufferer. It helps reduce stress, takes your mind off your pain, and has an overall positive effect on your whole body.
Another mental skill that can improve your focus and give you an on-the-spot calming effect is Progressive Muscle Relaxation. Progressive muscle relaxation was developed by Edmund Jacobson in the 1920s, and been used since that time by physicians, physical therapists, counselors, psychologists, and coaches for many reasons. I actually do this type of relaxation myself and have found it to be one of the most effective for me.

8 Natural Ways to Achieve Migraine Relief

8 Natural Ways to Achieve Migraine Relief

Amazing as it may seem, according to studies, more than 47 million Americans have experienced a severe or debilitating headache in the past three months. Migraines alone affect 9% of the U.S. population and costs $1 billion a year in direct medical expenses.

The majority of migraine sufferers choose the most common approach for dealing with the pain— nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, preventatives such as beta blockers or anti-depressants, and triptans, such as Imitrex or Relpax, once symptoms start.

For many, even this approach is not effective. Migraines and headaches are persistent and often the medications aren’t as effective as one would like. If that is you, you might consider some other types of approaches to see if they can provide relief. Here are 8 Natural Ways to Achieve Migraine Relief.

Can Simple Stretching Relieve Migraines?

Can Simple Stretching Relieve Migraines?

How are you feeling with your migraines? Is this a bad season for you with your migraines? Some are greatly affected by the weather, some by foods, while many others are commonly affected by stress. Can simple stretching relieve migraines>

This week we are going to touch on a few stretching exercises that can be of great benefit to migraine sufferers. Not only can simple exercises help to relieve stress, but when you stretch it can help with migraine prevention when done consistently. Try to fit some of this into your daily routine for maximum benefit.

4 Simple Herbal Remedies to Help Pain and Help You Relax ​

4 Simple Herbal Remedies to Help Pain and Help You Relax ​

4 Simple Herbal Remedies to Help Pain and Help You Relax — Can simple herbal remedies curb pain and help you with relaxation? I know research and articles I have read definitely promote this as being so. In my own life, I have definitely found relief with herbs in different forms. One of the things I have suffered from is extreme pain in my shoulders and neck from sitting at a computer all day long. Fortunately, it is not nearly as bad now as it used to be, thanks to the remedies I have on hand – and without the need for medications!

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