Frequent Headaches? How to Find Natural Relief
Life can be busy and stressful. Sound familiar? If so, you may likely start experiencing headaches more frequently, and they may be more severe.
Chronic headaches are a good indication that your body needs attention, whether that’s related to a lack of quality sleep, nutritional challenges or even postural issues, all of which can contribute to a developing a vicious cycle of daily headaches.
Those daily headaches are a signal from your body that something needs to change. While researchers have struggled to place an exact cause on every type of headache, they have discovered an array of risk factors that can lead to the development of chronic headaches.
- The foods you eat, the stress in your life, and even how you move your body and spine, can either increase or decrease the likelihood of experiencing headaches.
- Your brain doesn’t actually have any nerve fibers that transmit pain signals. Headaches are felt by the tissues that support your brain, head and neck.
- Researchers have discovered a close link between what you eat and your stress and hormone levels and how they can impact the probability of developing chronic headaches.
- A balanced diet, consistent sleeping patterns and Chiropractic care have all been shown to decrease the likelihood of developing chronic headaches.
Those daily headaches aren’t something you “have to live with.” Top research publications indicate that Chiropractic care provides 50% more relief from headaches without the risky side effects typically associated with drugs and medications. To learn more, reach out to our experts at Elite Spine Centres. We’re happy to answer your questions!
How to Find Natural Relief from Headaches
Finding natural relief from your headaches doesn’t mean you need to join a food co-op and start eating granola with every meal. Natural (or organic) healthcare solutions are now being recommended by many leading healthcare organisations because of the associated reduction in dangerous side-effects and high rates of patient satisfaction following treatment.
Three of the most effective natural solutions for reducing the frequency and severity of headaches include Magnesium, Chiropractic care, and B-vitamins. Taking a Magnesium supplement has the potential to reduce the occurrence of migraine headaches without any of the side-effects typically associated with painkillers, and if stress is a significant factor in your headaches, B-vitamins may be a natural fit for relief.
Additionally, Chiropractic care for headache treatment helps to correct the postural changes and muscle tension which are a couple of the leading causes of migraine headaches. That’s what I call a winning trifecta!
Magnesium: low levels of magnesium have been reported as a risk factor for developing migraine headaches.
B-Vitamins: these powerful vitamins have the potential to help reduce stress and improve mood which are essential factors when finding relief from headaches.
Chiropractic: researchers have discovered a reduction in the frequency, severity and duration of headaches for individuals under Chiropractic care.
As you can see, finding natural relief from headaches can be easy. Imagine what your life would be like if you could reduce or eliminate your chronic headaches! Save this info – better yet, share it with your friends and family. When it’s time for your next adjustment or you have questions about any of these natural solutions for headache relief, just ask!
Author: Dr. Michael Bryant
Dr. Michael Bryant, doctor of chiropractic and member of the Alliance of Chiropractic (AOC) Singapore, graduated summa cum laude from Life University in Atlanta and received several distinctions, as well as completing additional coursework and NBCE certification in physiotherapy. Michael Bryant is the founder of Elite Spine Centers. Read more about Dr. Mike here.