How to Treat Migraines Headaches at Home
Migraine headaches are very common now a day. Triggers of migraine headaches may include stress, weather changes, alcohol, food and lack of sleep. There are many therapies you can try at home to relieve your migraine pain. These are:
Dehydration is one of the biggest causes of migraine headaches. So drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.
Caffeine is a doubled-edged sword; it can help and delay headaches. Caffeine can restrict blood vessels, it can lessen pain, it’s a constituent of some pain over-the-counter pain medicines. But it can also trigger headache in some people. If someone uses caffeine excessively, it can cause a rebound headache, making existing headache worse.
Wearing a headband:
This practice is been done since ancient times but no one is sure how it came about, but some people really claim it works.
This has been studied and when taken in doses of 400 to 600 milligrams per day, magnesium is effective for menstrual-associated migraines and migraines associated with auras. But there is some side effect too. If you take too much of magnesium it may cause diarrhea.
The most effective natural medicine is called butterbur. It is a plant grown in Germany and extensive studies have proven that it is very effective in treating migraine pain and asthma, as well as alleviate upset stomachs. Butterbur is safe, although it can only be ordered online.
Rub it on the part of your head that hurts. There’s been no literature to support this, but again, people say it works.