Cure for the common headache. What to do about it – naturally!

Cure for the common headache. What to do about it – naturally!

Waking up with a headache or consistently getting one by the end of work each day is not fun, but it is pretty common. Normal human activities contribute to the reoccurrence of frequent headaches, including stress, poor posture, and hormones. But you don’t have to reach for the Tylenol continually. There are safer, healthier, and more natural solutions to chronic headaches.

Everyday stress causes everything from fatigue and depression to debilitating headaches. Reduce stress to reduce tension headaches. You don’t need to make drastic changes to your life to feel better. Picking up a new hobby, taking a few minutes to read before bed, or enjoying a relaxing activity like yoga can all help.

Poor posture puts increased pressure on the tissues of the neck, leading to everything from premature degenerative changes to chronic headaches. Take an ergonomic approach to your workstation and daily activities. Maintaining a healthy posture helps reduce the stress and pressure on the spinal joints of your neck reducing your headaches.

For many women, monthly menstruation means monthly migraines. In addition to hormone changes, your diet, physical activity, and stress levels contribute to this pattern. By keeping active, reducing stress, and maintaining enough hydration, you’ll give your body the best opportunity to manage monthly hormonal changes.

Relying on medications like NSAIDs for frequent headaches places enormous strain on your liver and other internal organs, including an increased risk of heart attacks. Chiropractic adjustments can effectively treat and correct the cause of these headaches, providing lasting relief.

Finding natural relief from headaches offers you long-term solutions without unwanted side effects.

By Dr. Bryen A. Bell, a Board-Certified Chiropractic Physician with over 20 years of professional experience. Contact Dr. Bell at True Potential Chiropractic family care facility. Call 503-574-4872 or visit tpcportland.com.