Millions of people suffer from migraine …. I’m one of those! Migraine is very disabling, you will experience pounding pain, vomiting and nausea. Some when having migraine attacks cannot get out of bed and cannot work at all or go on their daily routine. Thankfully, you can apply home treatment for migraine during attacks to relieve the pains.
Some treatments are ….
- Use a frozen towel. Wet and squeeze a towel and place in the freezer for 5 minutes. When the towel is frozen place it around your head and eyes. This will give relief to the pounding pain.
- Massage: Lie down on a quiet darkened room and have someone massage your head and scalp to relieve the pain. But you can also do it yourself; you can massage your scalp and forehead rotating your fingers.
- Drink water: Sometimes headache starts from dehydration that is why it is important to drink plenty of water. It is recommended that we drink at least 8 glasses of water daily.
- Know your trigger: Migraine attacks have different triggers for different people. Some have migraine attacks after eating certain foods or if suffering from too much stress. Make a diary of all your activities, what you have done, what you ate, etc. before the onset of migraine attacks. This will help you determine your triggers and prevent future attacks.
- Essential Oils! It has been proven that there are migraine sufferers who find relief and relaxation using oils to help ease stress, tension and migraine. Epoch Lavender is very helpful for migraine. The natural, floral aroma of this essential oil provides a sense of tranquility and peace so you can enjoy a relaxing end to even the busiest day with the calming benefits of Epoch Lavender. Put a few drops in a warm bath or rub this oil on your pillow at night to calm and soothe.
Not all migraine attacks are treatable with home remedies. If the above mentioned home treatments for migraine didn’t work you need advice from your doctor. But if you have tried everything and still found little or no relief you can try to modify your life style to prevent migraine attacks … and that’s my Cup of Tea!